Nicholls State (1-4) was limited to 208 yards of offense. LaQuinton Caston rushed for 60 yards and a TD for the Colonels.
Michael Ebbitt had four of Texas State's seven sacks.
The Bobcats broke the game open in the second quarter. Curry's TD reception made the score 17-6, and Franks culminated Texas State's next possession with a 23-yard scoring run with 2:03 remaining before halftime.