N. Dakota St. 43, Robert Morris 17
Brock Jensen threw two touchdown passes and ran for another
score as North Dakota State beat Robert Morris 43-17 Saturday night
in the first round of the FCS playoffs.
D.J. McNorton ran 27 times for 110 yards and a TD and caught two
passes for 110 yards and a score for the Bison (8-4), who play at
Montana State next Saturday.
Robert Morris (8-3), making its first appearance in the FCS
playoffs, led 7-6 at halftime before Jensen, a redshirt freshman,
hit on a pair of scoring passes in the third quarter. He tossed a
32-yard touchdown pass to Warren Holloway on third-and-12 and a
short middle screen that McNorton took 49 yards for a score. Jensen
was 10-for-24 for an NDSU playoff-record 229 yards and the Bison
rolled up 482 yards of total offense.
Myles Russ ran 27 times for 117 yards and two touchdowns for the