RUSTON, La. -- Ross Jenkins threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and Louisiana Tech had 678 yards of offense in a 48-35 win over Idaho on Saturday.
The Bulldogs (3-4, 2-1 Western Athletic Conference) needed their fifth-highest offensive total in school history as the Vandals (3-3, 0-1) totaled 526 offensive yards.
Louisiana Tech trailed 14-10 midway through the second quarter, but answered with three straight scores by Jenkins.
Jenkins threw a 32-yard TD pass to Ahmad Paige, ran for a 4-yard score and threw a 7-yard touchdown to Paige for a 31-14 lead.
Jenkins was 31-for-44 for 417 yards, Rich Casey caught nine passes for 117 yards and Lennon Carter added 179 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries for the Bulldogs.