McNeese St. 35, Weber St. 21
Diontae Spencer scored on a 91-yard run, the longest rushing
play for a touchdown in school history, as McNeese State defeated
Weber State 35-21 Saturday night.
Javaris Murray also scored on a long run, rambling 76 yards for
the Cowboys’ final touchdown as McNeese State (3-0) rushed for 301
yards in the game. It was the Cowboys’ fifth straight game with
200-plus yards rushing – all victories.
Murray finished with 122 yards rushing, and Spencer added 106.
Cody Stroud completed 20 of 27 passes for 256 yards and a touchdown
as McNeese State piled up 557 yards of total offense.
Weber State (0-3) got a pair of late scores after McNeese State
led 35-7. The Wildcats were held to 257 yards of offense and
committed nine penalties for 100 yards.
Spencer’s TD run broke the record of 90 yards held by Henry
Fields in 1994.