North Dakota State smothers Indiana State 56-10

Brock Jensen threw four touchdown passes and Christian Dudzik

returned two punts for touchdowns as North Dakota State avenged its

only loss from the 2012 season by beating Indiana State 56-10

Saturday.

Jensen completed 13 of 14 passes for 186 yards and added 46

yards rushing and Zach Vraa caught seven balls for 122 yards and

two touchdowns for the Bison (8-0, 5-0 Missouri Valley

Conference).

Indiana State (1-7, 0-4) was limited to 157 total yards and

converted just three of 15 third downs as NDSU racked up six sacks

and 11 tackles for loss. The Bison, the two-time defending national

champions, came into the game ranked first in the FCS in four

statistical categories, including total defense (257.9) and third

down conversion defense (.250).

Rob Tonyan Jr. and Kendall Walker combined to complete four of

20 passes for 59 yards for the Sycamores.