Northern Colorado's defense beats Sacramento State, 27-20
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Trevor Douglass returned a Sacramento State fumble 58 yards for the game-winning touchdown with 4:12 left in the game, earning Northern Colorado a 27-20 Big Sky Conference victory Saturday night.
The Hornets (1-4, 0-2) scored 10 points on back-to-back possessions in the fourth quarter to even the score at 20-20.
Northern Colorado's offense managed just 48 yards on the ground and 131 through the air. The defense accounted for two Bears touchdowns and Hakeem Deggs scored on a 100-yard return of the opening kick-off.