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Rocky's defense put the clamps on Carroll on Saturday afternoon to win its first game ever at Nelson Stadium.

TROY SHOCKLEY, 406mtsports.com

Around the Big Sky ...

• At Cheney, Wash., Bruce Anderson and Lance Dunn combined for more than 300 yards rushing and four touchdowns, and No. 2 North Dakota State rolled to a 40-13 win over No. 6 Eastern Washington in a matchup of FCS powers. Anderson had 160 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries and Dunn picked up 148 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries. Gage Gubrud, who set 18 EWU records and three FCS marks in passing for more than 5,000 yards last year, was 10 for 30 for 134 yards and two interceptions.

• At Berkeley, Calif., former walk-on Patrick Laird ran for 191 yards and three touchdowns to help California overcome a lackluster performance with a late rally to beat No. 20 Weber State 33-20. Coach Justin Wilcox's home debut for the Golden Bears (2-0) almost turned into a disaster as Cal trailed Weber State (1-1) of the FCS by three points heading into the fourth quarter.

• At Grand Forks, N.D., Keaton Studsrud was 22-of-31 passing for 273 yards with and two scores and Brady Oliveira ran for 164 yards to lead No. 11 North Dakota past Missouri State 34-0.

• At Cedar Falls, Iowa, Eli Dunne threw four touchdowns, including the game-winner in overtime, and No. 22 Northern Iowa beat Cal Poly 45-38. Dunne hit Daurice Fountain for a 13-yard score in overtime to put the Panthers (1-1) up for good.

• At Flagstaff, Ariz., Sean McGuire threw for one touchdown and ran for another as Western Illinois led all the way to a 38-20 victory over Northern Arizona. McGuire threw for 210 yards for the Leathernecks (2-0). 

• At Nacogdoches, Texas, Patrick Tyler threw for 399 yards, four touchdowns and ran for a score to lead Southern Utah to a 51-14 win over Stephen F. Austin. Tyler threw touchdown passes to Logan Parker, Judd Crockett and Landon Measom of 3, 15 and 96 yards , and Southern Utah led 31-0 at halftime.

Around the Frontier ...

• At Havre, No. 6 Montana Tech set a school record for points in beating Montana State-Northern 70-27. The Orediggers (2-0) scored all of their points in the first three quarters. Quarterback Quinn McQueary passed for 394 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 73 yards and two more scores. Teammate Jed Fike rushed 22 times for 215 yards and two touchdowns.

• At Helena, Rocky Mountain College defeated Carroll College 40-14 for its first road win over the Saints since 2000 and their first ever in Nelson Stadium. The Bears (2-1) received four field goals from Griff Amies and Mason Melby rushed for 128 yards and two TDs. Quarterback Jacob Bakken passed for 206 yards and also rushed for 60 and one touchdown for Rocky, which led 27-0 at halftime.

• At Caldwell, Idaho, Tanner Trosin passed for four touchdowns in leading No. 25 Southern Oregon to a 41-25 victory over College of Idaho. The senior connected with Bronson Ader on a 38-yard scoring strike on the Raiders' (2-0, 2-0 Frontier) first possession of the second half to build a 27-14 lead. He and Ader extended the SOU lead to 41-17 with an 87-yard scoring pass in the fourth quarter to put the game away. The Coyotes (0-3, 0-2) cut a 20-0 Raiders lead to 20-14 late in the second quarter on touchdown runs from Mike Kirby and Darius-James Peterson, but could not overcome three turnovers.

• At La Grande, Ore., the NAIA Game of the Week between No. 7 Eastern Oregon University and No. 19 Montana Western was moved from Saturday to Sunday due to poor air quality in the region. Officials decided to delay the game 24 hours to allow the smoke to clear.

Around the region ...

• At Laramie, Wyo., Josh Allen passed for 328 yards and two touchdowns as Wyoming shut out Gardner-Webb 27-0. Allen completed 22 of 32 passes. His 328 passing yards was the second most of his career at Wyoming (1-1). Mentioned by some as a top NFL prospect before the season started, Allen finished the game with a 175.5 passer rating.

• At Moscow, Idaho, Lexington Thomas had a career-high 190 yards rushing and three touchdowns, Armani Rogers and Devonte Boyd had the longest pass play in school history and UNLV bounced back from one of the biggest upsets in college history with a 44-16 win over Idaho. Thomas helped the Rebels, who lost 43-40 to 45-point underdog Howard at home last weekend, take control with touchdown runs of 60, 1 and 62 yards in the third quarter for a 34-10 lead

How FBS Top 25 fared

1. Alabama (2-0) beat Fresno State, 41-10

2. Ohio State (1-1) lost to No. 5 Oklahoma, 31-16

3. Clemson (2-0) beat No. 13 Auburn, 14-6

4. Penn State (2-0) beat Pittsburgh, 33-14

5. Oklahoma (2-0) beat No. 2 Ohio State, 31-16

6. USC (2-0) beat No. 14 Stanford, 42-24

7. Washington (2-0) beat Montana, 63-7

8. Michigan (2-0) beat Cincinnati, 36-14

9. Wisconsin (2-0) beat Florida Atlantic, 31-14

10. Florida State (0-1) vs. Louisiana-Monroe, cancelled

11. Oklahoma State (2-0) beat South Alabama, 44-7 (Friday)

12. LSU (2-0) beat Chattanooga, 45-10

13. Auburn (1-1) lost to No. 3 Clemson, 14-6

14. Stanford (1-1) lost to No. 6 USC, 42-24

15. Georgia (2-0) beat Notre Dame, 20-19

16. Miami, Fla. (1-0) vs. Arkansas State, cancelled

17. Louisville (2-0) beat  North Carolina, 47-35

18. Virginia Tech (2-0) beat Delaware, 27-0

19. Kansas State (2-0) beat Charlotte, 55-7

20. Washington State (1-0) vs. Boise State, late

21. South Florida (2-0) vs. Connecticut, cancelled

22. Florida (0-1) vs. Northern Colorado, cancelled

23. TCU (2-0) beat Arkansas, 28-7

24. Notre Dame (1-1) lost to No. 15 Georgia, 20-19

25. Tennessee (2-0) beat Indiana State, 42-7

How FCS Top 25 fared

1. James Madison (2-0) beat East Tennessee State, 52-10

2. North Dakota State (2-0) beat No. 6 Eastern Washington, 40-13

3. Sam Houston State (2-0) beat Prairie View, 44-31

4. South Dakota State (2-0) beat Montana State, 31-27

5. Jacksonville State (1-1) lost to Georgia Tech, 37-10

6. Eastern Washington (0-2) lost to No. 2 North Dakota State, 40-13

7. Youngstown State (1-1) beat Robert Morris, 30-0

8. Villanova (1-1) lost to Temple, 16-13

9. Richmond (1-1) beat No. 25 Colgate, 20-17

10. Wofford (2-0) beat Mercer, 28-27

11. North Dakota (1-1) beat Missouri State, 34-0

12. New Hampshire (2-0) beat Georgia Southern, 22-12

13. The Citadel (2-0) beat Presbyterian, 48-7

14. Chattanooga (0-2) lost to LSU, 45-10

15. Illinois State (1-0), idle

16. Central Arkansas (1-1) beat Murray State, 41-13

17. Samford (2-0) vs. West Alabama, 49-41

18. Charleston Southern (0-1) vs. South Carolina State, postponed

19. Lehigh (0-2) lost to Monmouth, 46-27

20. Weber State (1-1) lost to California, 33-20

21. North Carolina A&T (2-0) beat Mars Hill, 56-0

(tie) Northern Iowa (1-1) beat Cal Poly, 45-38

23. Grambling (1-1) beat Northwestern State, 23-10

24. Tennessee State (2-0) beat Jackson State, 17-15

25. Colgate (1-1) lost to No. 9 Richmond, 20-17

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