Dylan Orms threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to lead Northern Colorado to a 35-21 victory over Idaho State on Saturday.
Orms was 18 for 24 for 188 yards. Jhamele Robinson added 89 rushing yards, and Andre Harris had a touchdown run for the Bears (2-1, 1-1 Big Sky).
Tavoy Moore kept the Bengals (1-2, 0-1) close with a stellar special-teams performance.
Moore returned the opening kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown, added an 81-yard punt return for a score and finished with 237 return yards.
The Bengals have lost their last three meetings with Northern Colorado.