Sam Houston St. routs Northwestern St. 44-10
Brian Bell threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Sam
Houston State extended its home winning streak to 20 with a 44-10
rout of Northwestern State on Saturday.
After scoring just a field goal on its first four drives, SHSU
(6-2, 2-1 Southland) scored touchdowns on each of its next six
possessions to break open a game that was tied at 3 midway through
the second quarter.
Timothy Flanders began the string of touchdowns with a 7-yard
scoring run. Bell then tossed touchdown passes on three straight
drives, connecting with Richard Sincere for a 17-yard score, with
Torrance Williams for a 44-yarder and with Chance Nelson for a
9-yarder. Bell then ran for an 18-yard score and Steven Hicks added
a 2-yard touchdown run on the following drive.
NSU (3-5, 0-3) gained 412 total yards but lost two fumbles,
missed a field goal and had another one blocked.