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Louisiana Tech beats Nicholls State 48-13

Sep 20, 2009 - 2:57 AM RUSTON, La.(AP) -- Ross Jenkins threw for 357 yards and two touchdowns to lead Louisiana Tech to a 48-13 win over Nicholls State on Saturday night.

The Bulldogs (1-2) never trailed and claimed a 20-3 lead in the third quarter when D.J. Morrow scored on a 9-yard run. Morrow finished with 89 yards rushing on eight carries, while Tyrone Duplessis added 71 yards on the ground on eight attempts.

Louisiana Tech pushed its lead to 34-3 in the third when Deon Young returned an interception 32 yards for a score. Dennis Morris then caught a 37-yard touchdown from Jenkins, who completed 21-of-30 passes.

Jenkins also threw a 6-yard touchdown to Houston Tuminello in the fourth.

Nicholls State's Jacob Witt was 9 of 20 with 107 yards passing and three interceptions, including a 24-yard rushing score for the Colonels (1-2). Anton Robinson finished with eight catches for 101 yards.






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    Nicholls State 13, Louisiana Tech 48  FinalSep 20 2:09 AM


  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NICHOLLS ST 3 0 0 10 13
    LOUISIANA TECH 3 10 21 14 48 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: LOUISIANA TECH - FG, MATT NELSON 24 YD,
    2:57. LOUISIANA TECH 3-0
    NICHOLLS ST - FG, ROSS SCHEXNAYDER 48
    YD, 5:40. NICHOLLS ST 3-3
    2ND QUARTER: LOUISIANA TECH - TD, DANIEL PORTER 2 YD RUN
    (MATT NELSON KIC

    Sep 19 10:02 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG NICHOLLS ST
    ROSS SCHEXNAYDER 42 YD
    NICHOLLS ST 13
    LOUISIANA TECH 48 3:50 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Nicholls State 13, Louisiana Tech 48  4th - 3:50Sep 19 9:57 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    COLBY CAMERON 1 YD RUN
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    NICHOLLS ST 10
    LOUISIANA TECH 48 8:27 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Nicholls State 10, Louisiana Tech 48  4th - 8:27Sep 19 9:42 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD NICHOLLS ST
    KEVIN WHITT 24 YD RUN
    (ROSS SCHEXNAYDER KICK)
    NICHOLLS ST 10
    LOUISIANA TECH 41 10:41 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Nicholls State 10, Louisiana Tech 41  4th - 10:41Sep 19 9:37 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    HOUSTON TUMINELLO 6 YD PASS FROM ROSS JENKINS
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    NICHOLLS ST 3
    LOUISIANA TECH 41 14:24 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Nicholls State 3, Louisiana Tech 41  4th - 14:24Sep 19 9:32 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NICHOLLS ST 3 0 0 3
    LOUISIANA TECH 3 10 21 34 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: LOUISIANA TECH - FG, MATT NELSON 24 YD,
    2:57. LOUISIANA TECH 3-0
    NICHOLLS ST - FG, ROSS SCHEXNAYDER 48
    YD, 5:40. NICHOLLS ST 3-3
    2ND QUARTER: LOUISIANA TECH - TD, DANIEL PORTER 2 YD RUN
    (M

    Sep 19 9:26 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    DENNIS MORRIS 37 YD PASS FROM ROSS JENKINS
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    NICHOLLS ST 3
    LOUISIANA TECH 34 4:47 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Nicholls State 3, Louisiana Tech 34  3rd - 4:47Sep 19 9:11 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    KIANTE YOUNG 32 YD INTERCEPTION RETURN
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    NICHOLLS ST 3
    LOUISIANA TECH 27 12:17 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Nicholls State 3, Louisiana Tech 27  3rd - 12:17Sep 19 8:56 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    D.J. MORROW 9 YD RUN
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    NICHOLLS ST 3
    LOUISIANA TECH 20 13:57 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Nicholls State 3, Louisiana Tech 20  3rd - 13:57Sep 19 8:46 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NICHOLLS ST 3 0 3
    LOUISIANA TECH 3 10 13 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: LOUISIANA TECH - FG, MATT NELSON 24 YD,
    2:57. LOUISIANA TECH 3-0
    NICHOLLS ST - FG, ROSS SCHEXNAYDER 48
    YD, 5:40. NICHOLLS ST 3-3
    2ND QUARTER: LOUISIANA TECH - TD, DANIEL PORTER 2 YD RUN
    (MATT NELS

    Sep 19 8:31 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG LOUISIANA TECH
    MATT NELSON 44 YD
    NICHOLLS ST 3
    LOUISIANA TECH 13 1:19 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Nicholls State 3, Louisiana Tech 13  2nd - 1:19Sep 19 8:21 PM


  • NCAAF
    NICHOLLS ST 3
    LOUISIANA TECH 10 14:55 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Nicholls State 3, Louisiana Tech 10  2nd - 14:55Sep 19 7:40 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NICHOLLS ST 3 3
    LOUISIANA TECH 3 3 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: LOUISIANA TECH - FG, MATT NELSON 24 YD,
    2:57. LOUISIANA TECH 3-0
    NICHOLLS ST - FG, ROSS SCHEXNAYDER 48
    YD, 5:40. NICHOLLS ST 3-3

    Nicholls State 3, Louisiana Tech 3  End of 1stSep 19 7:40 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    DANIEL PORTER 2 YD RUN
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    NICHOLLS ST 3
    LOUISIANA TECH 10 14:55 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Nicholls State 3, Louisiana Tech 10  2nd - 14:55Sep 19 7:40 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG NICHOLLS ST
    ROSS SCHEXNAYDER 48 YD
    NICHOLLS ST 3
    LOUISIANA TECH 3 9:20 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Nicholls State 3, Louisiana Tech 3  1st - 9:20Sep 19 7:30 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG LOUISIANA TECH
    MATT NELSON 24 YD
    NICHOLLS ST 0
    LOUISIANA TECH 3 12:03 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Nicholls State 0, Louisiana Tech 3  1st - 12:03Sep 19 7:30 PM