September 12, 2015

MONROE, La. (AP) Garrett Smith threw three touchdown passes and ran for another and Louisiana-Monroe beat Nicholls State 47-0 on Saturday night.

Ajalen Holley had 155 yards receiving with two touchdowns for the Warhawks (1-1), who rebounded from their 51-14 loss on the road against Georgia last week.

Smith ran for a 10-yard touchdown and connected with Holley on touchdown passes of 13 and 47 yards. Smith also threw a 17-yard scoring strike to Harley Scioneaux to help the Warhawks build a 40-0 halftime lead. Smith was 26 for 33 for 370 yards passing. Rashon Ceasar added 10 catches for 97 yards receiving.

The Warhawks finished with 593 yards of total offense.

Tuskani Figaro was 10 for 17 for 101 yards passing, and Michael Henry had 77 yards rushing for Nicholls State in its season opener.

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AP College Football website: www.collegefootball.ap.org

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