September 26, 2015

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) Jeremiah Briscoe and Jared Johnson combined to throw for 455 yards and five touchdowns as Sam Houston State picked up its first win of the season, a 63-14 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday night.

Briscoe completed 13 of 16 passes for 225 yards and three touchdowns. Johnson finished with 230 yards on 17-of-22 passing and two scores. Gerald Thomas grabbed eight passes for a career high 164 yards and two touchdowns and LaDarius Brown caught five passes for 84 yards and two scores for the Bearkats (1-2, 1-1 Southland Conference).

Houston Baptist (1-3, 0-2) answered the Bearkats and tied the score at 14 when Terrance Peters broke for an 82-yard scoring run with 6:12 left in the half. Sam Houston State scored twice to go up 28-14 at the half and the Huskies never threatened again.

Sam Houston had 727 total yards while limiting the Huskies to 296.

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

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