Sawyer Kollmorgen threw for 187 yards and two touchdowns as Northern Iowa tripped up Missouri Valley Conference-leading South Dakota State with a 27-6 victory on Saturday night.
David Johnson rushed for 121 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries for the Panthers (2-5, 1-3).
Zach Zenner, who entered Saturday the top rusher in the FCS with 1,248 yards this season (208 a game), had 112 yards in 20 carries for the Jackrabbits (5-2, 3-1).
South Dakota State managed just two field goals by Justin Syrovatka.
Kollmorgen threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Sam Rohr in the first quarter and added a 16-yard scoring toss to Brett LeMaster in the second period.