SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Garrett Safron threw three second-quarter touchdown passes to stake Sacramento to a 37-21 win over Northern Colorado in a Big Sky Conference game Saturday night.
Northern Colorado (1-5, 0-1 Big Sky) struck quickly on a 56-yard Seth Lobato-to-Will Jefferson, Jr., pass 1:20 into the game, but the Hornets responded with a 15 yard TD run by DeAndre Carter and a field goal by Jesse Aguilar to jump ahead 10-7 at the end of the first quarter.
Darius Graham ran for a 3 yard TD in the second quarter to bring Northern Colorado within 24-14, but the Hornets held Northern Colorado to just one more score for the remainder game.
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