MISSOULA, Mont. – Jordan Canada ran for 151 yards and three touchdowns, Jordan Johnson accounted for three touchdowns and Montana held off UC Davis 42-28 on Saturday.
Canada's third touchdown, a 21-yarder, came one play after the Grizzlies (5-2, 3-0 Big Sky Conference) held the Aggies (1-6, 0-4) on downs.
A week after giving up 77 points and 737 yards in a loss to Montana State at home, the Aggies were tied with Montana at halftime, 14-14, thanks to two Ben Scott touchdowns. He finished with four.
In the third quarter Johnson threw his second touchdown pass and Canada ripped off a 74-yard TD run. Canada had scoring runs of 24 and 21 yards in the fourth quarter to answer Scott TD passes.
The Grizzlies finished with 490 yards, 280 through the air, while the Aggies had 394 yards, 257 by Scott.