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Johnson's 100-yard kickoff return for TD caps Montana State's 36-7 win over Northern Arizona

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    In this photo provided by Montana State University, Montana State running back Shawn Johnson breaks through Northern Arizona defenses in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 in Bozeman, Mont. (AP Photo/Montana State University, Kelly Gorham)The Associated Press

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    In this image provided by Montana State University, Northern Arizona running back Zach Bauman (34) wrestles past Montana State's Sean Gords (3) during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 in Bozeman, Mont. (AP Photo/Montana State University, Kelly Gorham)The Associated Press

Shawn Johnson ran for 92 yards and a touchdown and had a 100-yard kickoff return for a score to lead Montana State to a 36-7 win over Northern Arizona in a matchup of two ranked FCS teams on Saturday.

Johnson's 27-yard touchdown run and three field goals by Rory Perez put MSU (4-2, 2-0 Big Sky) up 16-0 at halftime. The Bobcats then got a 9-yard TD run by quarterback DeNarius McGhee and a 12-yard TD run by Cody Kirk to build a 29-0 lead.

NAU's only score came on a 37-yard interception return by Austin Hasquet, but Johnson returned the ensuing kickoff for a touchdown.

MSU's defense didn't allow any scoring and held NAU (3-2, 1-1) to 232 yards.

Kirk ran for 156 yards on 27 carries for MSU, while Zach Bauman, who went over 4,000 career yards last week, was held to just 26 yards on nine carries.