Breylin Smith threw for three touchdowns, Lujuan Winningham caught nine passes for 168 yards, and Central Arkansas stopped a two-point conversion to defeat Northwestern State 31-30 on Saturday night.
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Chase Fourcade passed for 188 yards and a touchdown and ran for 135 yards and two scores on Saturday, and Nicholls beat Northwestern State 45-35 to keep the Demons winless on the season.
Chason Vigil threw for 344 yards and a touchdown, and Taron Jones scored twice on the ground and Southeastern Louisiana beat Northwestern State 44-27 on Saturday night.
Bailey Zappe threw for 257 yards and four scores as Houston Baptist opened Southland Conference play with its third straight win, a 48-21 victory over Northwestern State on Saturday night.
Joe Burrow completed 21 of 24 passes for 373 yards and two touchdowns, and fourth-ranked LSU pulled away from Northwestern State in the second half for a 64-14 victory Saturday night.
Zach Purcell threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth as Division II Midwestern State beat Northwestern State 33-7 on Saturday night.
Payton Logan rushed for 149 yards and two scores and John Bachus III threw for two more touchdowns as UT Martin woke up in the second half to run past Northwestern State 42-20 on Thursday night.
Shelton Eppler threw two touchdown passes to Jaylen Watson and Myles Ward had a 94-yard kickoff return for a score to help Northwestern State beat Stephen F. Austin 35-23 on Thursday night.
Jazz Ferguson leaped high over a defender to pull down a touchdown pass from Shelton Eppler in the second overtime as Northwestern State upset McNeese 37-34 on Saturday night.
Luke Anthony threw three touchdown passes, and Qua'Shawn Washington's pick-6 late in the fourth quarter helped Abilene Christian hold off Northwestern State 49-47 on Saturday.
Malik Sonnier's interception opened the door for Northwestern State's late drive to beat Houston Baptist 31-28 on Saturday night.
Luke Hales threw for 278 yards and five touchdowns to lead Central Arkansas to a 38-17 thumping of Northwestern State on Saturday night.
Chase Fourcade threw for 118 yards and Dontrell Taylor rushed for 103 yards to help Nicholls hold off Northwestern State 28-10 in Southland Conference action on Saturday night.
Austin Mitchell had 182 yards receiving and a touchdown catch, and Southeastern Louisiana held off Northwestern State 24-17 on Saturday night.
Shelton Eppler teamed with Jazz Ferguson for a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns, but it was a blocked PAT in the final minutes that turned aside Lamar for a 49-48 win to open Southland Conference play with a shootout on Saturday night.
Shelton Eppler threw for 263 yards and four touchdowns as Northwestern State romped past Grambling State 34-7 on Saturday night to give coach Brad Laird his first win.
Trayveon Williams ran for 240 yards and three touchdowns in just more than two quarters as Texas A&M routed Northwestern State 59-7 in coach Jimbo Fisher's debut with the Aggies on Thursday night.