TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Brock Jensen threw four touchdown passes and Christian Dudzik returned two punts for touchdowns as North Dakota State avenged its only loss from the 2012 season by beating Indiana State 56-10 Saturday.
Jensen completed 13 of 14 passes for 186 yards and added 46 yards rushing and Zach Vraa caught seven balls for 122 yards and two touchdowns for the Bison (8-0, 5-0 Missouri Valley Conference).
Indiana State (1-7, 0-4) was limited to 157 total yards and converted just three of 15 third downs as NDSU racked up six sacks and 11 tackles for loss. The Bison, the two-time defending national champions, came into the game ranked first in the FCS in four statistical categories, including total defense (257.9) and third down conversion defense (.250).
Rob Tonyan Jr. and Kendall Walker combined to complete four of 20 passes for 59 yards for the Sycamores.
USC didn't give itself time to interview other coaches, but by beating Jim Mora and UCLA, Clay Helton has given the Trojans a chance to win the Pac-12.
Former Clemson QB Tajh Boyd speaks to Marty Smith about the success of the program, the play of QB Deshaun Watson and working hard to reach his goals.
Clemson QB Deshaun Watson talks with Marty Smith about the opportunity to be in the Heisman conversation and how he's grown as a leader this season.
Linebackers Reggie Ragland (Alabama) and Antonio Morrison (Florida) lead defenses that have dominated SEC foes in the trenches this season.
Clemson QB Deshaun Watson has passed for 27 touchdowns and rushed for nine more this season.
Trevor Matich, Booger McFarland and Heather Dinich break down how North Carolina can make its way into the College Football Playoffs.
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