(1-0, 1-0 home)
9:05 PM ET, August 30, 2008
Hornet Stadium, SACRAMENTO, CA
Passing: J. Smith (SAC) - 129 YDS, 2 TD
Rushing: B. Hilliard (SAC) - 18 CAR, 105 YDS, 2 TD
Receiving: T. Washington (SAC) - 4 REC, 68 YDS, 1 TD
SACRAMENTO (AP) -- Running back Bryan Hilliard rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns and Evander Wilkins ran for another 103 yards to help Sacramento State beat Humboldt State 45-13 on Saturday.
Sophomore quarterback Jason Smith also threw two touchdowns and ran for another score for the Hornets (1-0), who won their first home opener in seven years.
Bryan Hildebrand threw for 102 yards and scored on a 9-yard run for the Division II Lumberjacks (0-1) from Humboldt State.
The Hornets scored 28 unanswered points before the Lumberjacks scored on a 9-yard run by reserve quarterback Hildebrand with 9:05 left in the second quarter.
Smith, who had already thrown touchdown passes to Tony Washington and Dylan Lane, ran for a 5-yard TD with 5:12 left in the second quarter to give the Hornets a 35-10 halftime lead.
The only score in the third quarter came on a 35-yard field goal by Humboldt State's Enrique Leyva.
Hilliard scored his second TD on a six yard run, and Juan Gamboa booted a 32-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.