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George leads Texas State past Nicholls State 34-28

Oct 17, 2009 - 10:51 PM THIBODAUX, La.(AP) -- Bradley George passed for three touchdowns as Texas State held off Nicholls State 34-28 Saturday.

George was 20-for-31 for 233 yards with scoring passes of 27 yards to Da'Marcus Griggs, 10 yards to Wood McClendon and 6 yards to Daren Dillard.

Karrington Bush rushed for a season-high 163 yards on 20 carries with one touchdown for Texas State, which scored off three Colonels fumbles.

The Bobcats (3-3, 1-1 Southland Conference) used a 21-point second quarter to lead 24-7 en route to their first victory in Thibodaux since 1999.

LaQuintin Caston ran for touchdowns of 11 yards and 1 yard and threw a 27-yard touchdown pass -- the Colonels' second passing score of the season -- for Nicholls State (1-5, 0-2).

A.J. Williams added 119 yards on 11 carries, including a 70-yard run, and scored on a 10-yard run with 2:41 left. The Bobcats then ran out the clock.