Louisiana Tech 45, San Jose St. 38

Lennon Creer rushed for a career-high 252 yards and three

touchdowns, and Phillip Livas tied a NCAA record with an 88-yard

punt return for a touchdown Saturday night to lead Louisiana Tech

past San Jose State 45-38.

The Bulldogs (5-6, 4-3 WAC) overcame San Jose State quarterback

Jordan La Secla’s career-high 496 yards and five touchdown passes

to record their fourth win in six games.

Creer rushed for 151 yards in the first quarter and had 203

yards and three touchdowns rushing by halftime.

Livas tied a NCAA record with his eighth career combined

kickoff/punt return for a touchdown. Chad Boyd’s interception of La

Secla with 12 seconds left clinched the win.

La Secla connected with Jalal Beauchman for three of his

touchdown passes, including a 67-yarder on the second offensive

play for San Jose State (1-11, 0-7). Beauchman finished with career

highs of nine receptions and 178 yards.