Louisiana Tech Hammers New Mexico State

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RUSTON, La. (AP) - 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.