Texas State beats Prairie View A&M 63-24

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Tyler Jones was 12 of 14 for 278 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions on Saturday night to lead Texas State over Prairie View A&M 63-24.

The Bobcats (1-1) jumped ahead with five TDs in the first quarter capped by Brandon McDowell's 95-yard punt return to make it 35-3 as the period expired.

De'Auntre Smiley scored the Panthers' first touchdown with a 4-yard run early in the second quarter, but Texas State answered with three straight TDs, extending their lead to 56-10. Prairie View (1-1) scored another touchdown before the half.

Robert Lowe ran for 104 yards and Chris Nutall added 92 - each with two TD runs. Brandon Smith caught two passes for 99 yards and a touchdown, and Jafus Gaines had four receptions for 92 yards and a score.

Trey Green led the Panthers with 25-of-37 passing for 289 yards and two touchdowns.


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

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