Win Probability 100%

NWST
LT
LT 100%

NWST

24

LT

52

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NWST389
    • 497LT
  • Turnovers

    • NWST3
    • 3LT
  • Possession

    NWSTLT
    27:2232:38
  • 1st Downs

    • NWST22
    • 22LT

Game Information

Joe Aillet Stadium
Coverage: ESPN3
  • Ruston, LA 71272
Attendance: 24,002
9/3/2017 Associated Press

Louisiana Tech beats Northwestern State 52-24

J'Mar Smith threw for 276 yards and two touchdowns and Louisiana Tech scored the final 28 points on Saturday night to beat Northwestern State 52-24 in the season opener for both teams.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Northwestern State7314024
Louisiana Tech101472152
first QuarterNWSTLT
TD
13:27
Jaylen Watson 52 Yd pass from J.D. Almond (Eric Piccione Kick)
3 plays, 75 yards, 1:33
70
play
Watson's catch puts Northwestern State in the lead (0:34)

J.D. Almond connects with Jaylen Watson through two defenders for a 52-yard touchdown. (0:34)

FG
3:58
Jonathan Barnes 31 Yd Field Goal
6 plays, 40 yards, 2:28
73
TD
3:46
DeJuawn Oliver 26 Yd Fumble Return (Jonathan Barnes Kick)
0 plays, 4 yards, 0:12
710
play
NSU fumbles on return and scoops it up for a LA Tech TD (0:55)

Zaxier Bell fumbles on the return at their own 23-yard line, DeJuawn Oliver picks it up and runs it in for a touchdown. (0:55)

second QuarterNWSTLT
TD
9:46
Teddy Veal 66 Yd Punt Return (Jonathan Barnes Kick)
8 plays, 30 yards, 4:24
717
FG
3:11
Eric Piccione 26 Yd Field Goal
9 plays, 62 yards, 3:42
1017
TD
1:02
Jarred Craft 2 Yd Run (Jonathan Barnes Kick)
5 plays, 77 yards, 2:09
1024
third QuarterNWSTLT
TD
14:45
Chris Jones 3 Yd Run (Eric Piccione Kick)
1 play, 3 yards, 0:15
1724
TD
13:05
Lucas Morgan 27 Yd pass from Bobby Chan-Chan (Eric Piccione Kick)
2 plays, 27 yards, 0:14
2424
TD
0:58
Jaqwis Dancy 4 Yd Run (Jonathan Barnes Kick)
9 plays, 74 yards, 3:12
2431
fourth QuarterNWSTLT
TD
11:39
Jarred Craft 2 Yd Run (Jonathan Barnes Kick)
5 plays, 47 yards, 1:47
2438
TD
9:40
Rhashid Bonnette 36 Yd pass from J'Mar Smith (Jonathan Barnes Kick)
1 play, 36 yards, 0:07
2445
TD
3:33
Jarred Craft 17 Yd pass from J'Mar Smith (Jonathan Barnes Kick)
8 plays, 69 yards, 3:33
2452

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