FARGO, N.D. -- Brock Jensen tossed three touchdown passes and Zach Vraa tallied 179 yards receiving as North Dakota State topped Missouri State 41-26 on Saturday for its 15th straight win, the second-longest streak in Division I.
NDSU (6-0, 3-0 Missouri Valley) trailed late in the second quarter but a 2-yard touchdown run by Sam Ojuri and a 36-yard score from Jensen to Vraa in the final minute put NDSU up 24-13 at halftime.
Missouri State (1-6, 1-2) cut the score to 24-20 early in the third with a 19-yard interception return for a touchdown by Caleb Schaffitzel. Jensen responded with touchdown passes on NDSU's following two possessions -- a 23-yarder to Vraa and a 33-yarder to Kevin Vaadeland -- to put the Bison up 38-20 in the third. Jensen threw for a career-high 313 yards.
Julian Burton had 128 yards receiving and a touchdown for Missouri State.
Texas RB Chris Warren III runs through the majority of the Texas Tech defense for a 21-yard touchdown in the third quarter.
Emilio Nadelman 43 yd FG GOOD
Emilio Nadelman 41 yd FG GOOD
Justin Holman pass intercepted Ronnie Hoggins return for no gain to the UCF 47
South Florida QB Quinton Flowers' pass gets deflected but WR Sean Price comes down with it and runs into the end zone for a 26-yard touchdown against UCF.
The UCF Knight and USF Bull have a hard time figuring out how to enjoy their Thanksgiving meal.
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