FARGO, N.D. -- D.J. McNorton rushed for 250 yards and three touchdowns and North Dakota State ran away from South Dakota in the second half for a 38-16 victory Saturday night.
Dante Warren led the Coyotes (2-2) with 83 rushing yards and two touchdowns.
North Dakota State took command in the third quarter after trailing 13-7 at halftime. McNorton scored on a 53-yard run while Jensen found the end zone from 1 yard out and connected with Holloway on a 58-yard touchdown pass.
After a field goal by South Dakota made it 28-16 early in the fourth, McNorton put the game away on a 21-yard TD run with 8:52 remaining.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
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.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
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|South Dakota State||5-3||8-4|