Fourcade, Irvin lead as Nicholls downs Prairie View 44-13
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) Chase Fourcade threw for two touchdowns and Kyran Irvin ran for two more as Nicholls downed Prairie View 44-13 on Saturday night.
Fourcade finished with 248 yards passing and Irvin added 113 yards rushing for the Colonels (2-1).
Fourcade fired a 62-yard touchdown to Mason Roberts and Irvin had two scoring runs, including one for 34 yards, to give Nicholls a 21-0 lead after one quarter. The Colonels scored three more times in the second – on a TD run by Jeremy Rounds and a pair of field goals by Lorran Fonseca – before Zach Elder got the Panthers (0-2) on the board with a 42-yard field goal.
The Colonels led 34-3 at halftime.
Fourcade found Dai’Jean Dixon for a 22-yard touchdown to stretch it to 41-6 with 3:10 to go in the third quarter and the Colonels rolled to the win.
LaVell McCullers threw for 122 yards for the Panthers.
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