Arizona Daily Sun: Offense Explodes as NAU Holds Off Montana State, 49-41

Northern Arizona University wide receiver Dejzon Walker (5) completes a pass on his way to a touchdown against Montana State Saturday. (Taylor Mahoney/Arizona Daily Sun)By Cody Bashore

Courtesy of the Arizona Daily Sun

College Sports Journal


FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — It took less than two minutes for the scoring to begin Saturday in the Walkup Skydome, as Northern Arizona took its opening possession 75 yards for a score.


The drive was just a sign of the offensive output that would follow, with the Lumberjacks (3-2, 1-1 Big Sky) beating the No. 11 Montana State Bobcats (2-2, 1-1) Saturday, 49-41, behind an offensive rebound from a week ago.


“That experience last week in Washington-Grizzly Stadium was tough on the young pups we were playing in that setting,” said Lumberjacks head coach Jerome Souers, in reference to the eight sacks and just 266 yards of offense last week at Montana. “Today was more like what we are capable of doing with protection and run blocking.”


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