NCAAF Game Recap - Northwestern State at Nicholls State
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

Ala
47
TxAM
28
F
FlaSt
14
Clem
45
F
SCar
20
UGA
17
F(1OT)
Fla
28
LSU
42
F
Okla
34
Tex
27
F
MSU
0
Wisc
38
F
USC
27
ND
30
F
PSU
17
Iowa
12
F
Colo
3
Oreg
45
F
Hawaii
37
Boise
59
F
Utah
52
OreSt
7
F
Mich
42
Ill
25
F
WaSt
34
AzSt
38
F
Lou
62
Wake
59
F
UVA
9
MiaFL
17
F
TxTch
30
Bayl
33
F(1OT)
Mem
28
Temp
30
F
Cin
38
Hou
23
F
App
17
ULLaf
7
F
Syr
10
NCSt
16
F
ULMon
24
TxSt
14
F
ColSt
35
NM
21
F
MiaOH
16
WestMI
38
F
Toled
7
BGSU
20
F
MisSt
10
Tenn
20
F
MD
14
Purd
40
F
Rut
0
Ind
35
F
GATec
23
Duke
41
F
Ball
29
E Mi
23
F
OD
17
Marsh
31
F
NMSt
28
C Mi
42
F
NIU
39
Ohio
36
F
Kent
26
Akr
3
F
BYU
23
SoFL
27
F
UConn
7
Tul
49
F
SJSU
38
Nev
41
F
UNLV
34
Vand
10
F
IASt
38
WVU
14
F
URI
17
VaTec
34
F
MidTN
13
FlAtl
28
F
GASt
31
CoCar
21
F
UAB
33
UTSA
14
F
Fres
24
AF
43
F
Army
8
W Ky
17
F
NorTx
27
SMiss
45
F
Miss
27
Mizzu
38
F
UMass
21
LaTec
69
F
Char
23
FLInt
48
F
Navy
45
Tuls
17
F
Neb
7
Minn
34
F
Ark
20
KY
24
F
Wyo
22
SDSU
26
F
Wash
51
Ariz
27
F

Nicholls State 45, Northwestern State 35

Oct 12, 2019, 4:00 PM EDT

Final

1

2

3

4

T

Northwestern State (0-6)

0

7

14

14

35

Nicholls State (4-2)

14

10

7

14

45

Fourcade leads Nicholls over Northwestern State 45-35
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:53 PM

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) Chase Fourcade passed for 188 yards and a touchdown and ran for 135 yards and two scores on Saturday, and Nicholls beat Northwestern State 45-35 to keep the Demons winless on the season.

Fourcade's 10-yard TD pass to Julien Gums gave the Colonels (4-2, 3-0 Southland Conference) a 31-7 lead early in the third quarter.

Shelton Eppler threw touchdown passes to Quan Shorts and Gavin Landry in the third quarter to cut the deficit to 31-21, but the Demons (0-6, 0-3) could not get closer as the teams traded touchdowns twice in the fourth quarter.

Kendall Bussey ran eight times for 102 yards and Dontrell Taylor ran 14 times for 52 yards and three touchdowns for Nicholls. The Colonels outrushed the Demons 349-41.

Eppler completed 27 of 37 passes for 387 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions for Northwestern State.

Passing

NWSt Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
S. Eppler 37 27 73.0 4 387 56 0 142.5
Nich Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
C. Fourcade 29 20 69.0 1 188 48 1 83.7

Rushing

NWSt Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
J. West 10 33 3.3 13 1
S. Anderson 4 10 2.5 4 0
Nich Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
C. Fourcade 14 135 9.6 38 2
K. Bussey 8 102 12.8 65 0

Receiving

NWSt Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
A. Davis 7 155 22.1 56 1
Q. Shorts 9 135 15.0 25 2
Nich Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
T. Smith 4 70 17.5 35 0
J. Gums 4 49 12.3 20 1

Fumbles

NWSt F FL
Q. Shorts 1 0
S. Eppler 1 1

Returning

NWSt KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
M. Ward 4 25.5 0 40 0 - 0 0
B. Franklin 1 15.0 0 15 0 - 0 0
Nich KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
J. Jackson 2 40.5 0 62 0 - 0 0
M. Roberts 0 - 0 0 1 20.0 0 20

Punting

NWSt Punt Yds Avg LgPu
P. Pastorello 3 114 38.0 47

Takeaways

NWSt Int Yds InTD
C. Anderson 1 0 0

Team Stats Comparison

NWSt Nich
Points For 35 45
Total Yards 428 537
Rushing Yards 41 349
Passing Yards 387 188
Passing Completions / Attempts 27/37 20/29
Turnovers 1 1
Interceptions Thrown 0 1
Fumbles - Lost 2/1 0/0
First Downs 21 30
Penalties - Yards 6/65 7/63
Time Of Possession 32:32 28:28
Third Down Conversions/Attempts 4/9 8/11
Fourth Down Conversions/Attempts 0/1 1/2
Punts - Average Yards 3/38 0/0

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter NWSt Nich
Nich 2:35 TD Chase Fourcade 13 yd run (Gunnar Jones kick) 0 7
Nich 13:27 TD Dontrell Taylor 1 yd run (Gunnar Jones kick) 0 14
2nd Quarter NWSt Nich
NWSt 0:04 TD Jared West 1 yd run (Ryan Gremillion kick) 7 14
Nich 10:03 TD Chase Fourcade 29 yd run (Gunnar Jones kick) 7 21
Nich 15:00 FG Gunnar Jones 20 yd FG 7 24
3rd Quarter NWSt Nich
Nich 3:33 TD Julien Gums 10 yd pass from Chase Fourcade (Gunnar Jones kick) 7 31
NWSt 4:47 TD Quan Shorts 23 yd pass from Shelton Eppler (Ryan Gremillion kick) 14 31
NWSt 11:48 TD Gavin Landry 6 yd pass from Shelton Eppler (Ryan Gremillion kick) 21 31
4th Quarter NWSt Nich
Nich 0:37 TD Dontrell Taylor 27 yd run (Gunnar Jones kick) 21 38
NWSt 4:51 TD Akile Davis 9 yd pass from Shelton Eppler (Ryan Gremillion kick) 28 38
Nich 12:29 TD Dontrell Taylor 3 yd run (Gunnar Jones kick) 28 45
NWSt 14:28 TD Quan Shorts 1 yd pass from Shelton Eppler (Ryan Gremillion kick) 35 45

Game Information

Stadium: John L. Guidry Stadium, Thibodaux, Louisiana
Attendance: 8,103
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