JONESBORO, Ark. -- Ryan Aplin passed for 322 yards and three touchdowns Saturday as Arkansas State defeated North Texas 37-14, giving Arkansas State its best record through eight games since 1986.
ASU took the lead on a 4-yard run by Frankie Jackson and added to it on a 48-yard field goal by Bobby Zalud in the first quarter. The Red Wolves also scored when holder Neely Sullivant ran in a fake field goal attempt from 14 yards out.
Aplin passed to Dwayne Frampton for a 10-yard score in the fourth quarter.
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