OXFORD, Ohio – Zac Dysert threw three touchdown passes as Miami (Ohio) defeated Colorado State 31-10 on Saturday to win back-to-back games for the first time since 2007.
After falling behind 3-0, the RedHawks (2-1) scored 31 unanswered points before the Rams (0-3) scored their first touchdown of 2010 with 1:14 to go.
Dysert completed 18 of 22 passes for 231 yards without throwing an interception for the first time in five games. He had scoring passes of 6 yards to Justin Semmes, 15 yards to Kendrick Bruton and 62 yards to Armand Robinson.
With Miami ahead 10-3, Evan Harris intercepted a Pete Thomas pass and returned it 56 yards for a score.
Thomas was 26-for-40 for 305 yards while throwing two interceptions. His touchdown pass was a 6-yarder to Matt Yemm which capped a 71-yard, nine-play drive.
Colorado State had more total yardage than Miami, 306 to 299.