CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Quarterback Pat Grace completed only seven of nine pass attempts, but those completions went for 157 yards and three touchdowns as Northern Iowa dominated Indiana State 62-7 Saturday.
The Panthers scored touchdowns on each of their six possessions in the first half as they coasted to a 42-0 halftime lead. Grace gave way to sophomore quarterbacks Zach Davis and Caleb Walter in the second half.
Northern Iowa running back Derrick Law racked up 78 yards on 12 carries for two scores in the first half. Matt Strathman carried the load in the second half with 133 yards on 16 carries, including a 49-yard touchdown run.
The Panthers improved to 4-1 on the season and 2-0 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The Sycamores fell to 0-6 and 0-3 to extended their losing streak to 32 games.
The Spartans' offensive line gains experience with the return of Brandon Clemons, who has played in every game the past two seasons.
Paul Finebaum shares his thoughts on the great quality of coaches in the SEC.
GameDay 100: Oregon thought they had Michael Dyer down, but he just kept on running.
This week's mailbag takes a look at the obvious and the dark horse breakout candidates this season in the Big 12.
Brenda Tracy, who was allegedly raped at Oregon State in 1998, will meet Wednesday with former Beavers coach Mike Riley, who now coaches at Nebraska.
Oregon will need more from its defense, but it's an inexperienced group that still has a lot to prove.
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