Jones return sparks Texas State past New Mexico State, 27-20
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Willie Jones III threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third as Texas State pulled away from New Mexico State, 27-20 in a Sun Belt Conference battle Saturday night.
A sophomore, Jones started the first four games for the Bobcats before being injured against UTSA. Freshman Tyler Vitt took over at quarterback for the last three games but is out with an injury.
Louisiana-Lafayette stays perfect against Texas State, 42-27
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Elijah Mitchell ran for 191 yards and three touchdowns and Louisiana-Lafayette snapped a three-game losing streak by topping Texas State, 42-27 for its first Sun Belt victory of the season Saturday night.
The Ragin' Cajuns now are unbeaten in seven games all-time against Texas State and have outscored the Bobcats 103-40 in three games in San Marcos.
Evans leads Louisiana Monroe to 45-27 win over Texas State
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Caleb Evans threw for a career-high 433 yards and three touchdowns as Louisiana Monroe took control in the second half to roll over Texas State 45-27 on Saturday.
Evans hit RJ Turner on a 34-yard scoring strike to take a 26-20 lead with 9:25 left before the half. Evans opened the third quarter with a 10-yard TD run and hooked up with Marcus Green for a 67-yard touchdown toss for a 42-27 advantage early in the fourth.