TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Brock Jensen threw four touchdown passes and Jordon Strangler returned two punts for touchdowns as North Dakota State avenged its only loss from the 2012 season by beating Indiana State 56-10 Saturday.
Jensen completed 13 of 14 passes for 186 yards and added 46 yards rushing and Zach Vraa caught seven balls for 122 yards and two touchdowns for the Bison (8-0, 5-0 Missouri Valley Conference).
Indiana State (1-7, 0-4) was limited to 157 total yards and converted just three of 15 third downs as NDSU racked up six sacks and 11 tackles for loss. The Bison, the two-time defending national champions, came into the game ranked first in the FCS in four statistical categories, including total defense (257.9) and third down conversion defense (.250).
Rob Tonyan Jr. and Kendall Walker combined to complete four of 20 passes for 59 yards for the Sycamores.