YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Kevin Smith ran for three touchdowns and Youngstown State rushed for 304 yards in a 49-21 victory over Missouri State on Saturday.
Smith totaled 102 yards rushing on 15 carries and Tom Zetts completed 13-of-23 passes for 169 yards and another score for the Penguins (4-1, 1-0 Gateway Conference). Smith scored on runs of 11, 1 and 3 yards, with Zetts tossing a 3-yard score to Ben Lane.
Ferlando Williams added two more touchdowns on runs of 5 and 3 yards while rushing for 48 yards on eight carries.
Cody Kirby ran for one score and passed for another for Missouri State (3-2, 0-1). Kirby completed 19-of-31 passes for 183 yards with an interception.
The Penguins outscored the Bears 35-7 in the middle two quarters, with each team scoring seven points in both the first and fourth periods.
Five Youngstown State players rushed for at least 34 yards and two others had 16 apiece.
The Penguins defense had three sacks and forced two turnovers.
Western Kentucky commit Jared Nash launches this snap from the bleachers and successfully sinks it in the garbage can.
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Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
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