(3-4, 1-2 WAC)
(3-3, 2-1 WAC)
4:00 PM ET, October 17, 2009
Joe Aillet Stadium, RUSTON, LA
Passing: R. Jenkins (LT) - 204 YDS, 3 TD
Rushing: D. Porter (LT) - 19 CAR, 132 YDS
Receiving: D. Morris (LT) - 6 REC, 126 YDS, 2 TD
RUSTON, La. -- Ross Jenkins passed for three touchdowns and ran for another to lead Louisiana Tech to a 45-7 win over New Mexico State on Saturday.
Daniel Porter added 132 yards for the Bulldogs (3-3, 2-1 Western Athletic Conference), who won their third home game of the season.
Louisiana Tech scored on its first three possessions to pull away from the Aggies (3-4, 1-2).
Jenkins was 11 of 19 for 204 yards. He threw two touchdown passes to Dennis Morris, who had a career-high 126 receiving yards. Jenkins' third scoring pass was pulled down by Adrian Linwood.
New Mexico State managed only 142 yards of offense and the Aggies' lone score came on a 38-yard fumble return by Davon House in the fourth quarter.
Louisiana Tech amassed 540 yards of offense, including 315 on the ground.