RUSTON, La. (AP) - Ross Jenkins threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and Louisiana Tech had 678 yards of offense in a 48-35 win over Idaho on Saturday.
The Bulldogs (3-4, 2-1 Western Athletic Conference) needed their fifth-highest offensive total in school history as the Vandals (3-3, 0-1) totaled 526 offensive yards.
Louisiana Tech trailed 14-10 midway through the second quarter, but answered with three straight scores by Jenkins.
Jenkins threw a 32-yard TD pass to Ahmad Paige, ran for a 4-yard score and threw a 7-yard touchdown to Paige for a 31-14 lead.
Jenkins was 31-for-44 for 417 yards, Rich Casey caught nine passes for 117 yards and Lennon Carter added 179 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries for the Bulldogs.
Nathan Enderle had 365 yards and three touchdowns on 24-for-50 passing for the Vandals and Justin Veltung had six catches for 141 yards and four touchdowns.
|LATECH||Lennon Creer 6 yd run (Matt Nelson kick)|
|ID||Justin Veltung 15 yd pass from Nathan Enderle (Trey Farquhar kick)|
|LATECH||Matt Nelson 31 yd FG|
|ID||Justin Veltung 11 yd pass from Nathan Enderle (Trey Farquhar kick)|
|LATECH||Ahmad Paige 32 yd pass from Ross Jenkins (Matt Nelson kick)|
|LATECH||Ross Jenkins 4 yd run (Matt Nelson kick)|
|LATECH||Ahmad Paige 7 yd pass from Ross Jenkins (Matt Nelson kick)|
|ID||Justin Veltung 76 yd pass from Nathan Enderle (Trey Farquhar kick)|
|LATECH||Phillip Livas 52 yd pass from Ross Jenkins (Matt Nelson kick)|
|ID||Eric Greenwood 21 yd pass from Brian Reader (Trey Farquhar kick)|
|LATECH||Matt Nelson 39 yd FG|
|LATECH||Lennon Creer 1 yd run (Matt Nelson kick)|
|ID||Justin Veltung 3 yd pass from Brian Reader (Trey Farquhar kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||7-17||9-16|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||0-2||2-2|
|Kick Return Yds||113||99|
|Punt Return Yds||2||12|
|Time of Poss.||26:25||33:35|
|ID: Deonte' Jackson 11-25, Troy Vital 1-11, Princeton McCarty 2-4, Brian Reader 1--9, Nathan Enderle 3--11|
|LATECH: Lennon Creer 23-179, Ross Jenkins 8-34, Myke Compton 11-32, Lyle Fitte 5-31, Team 4--3, Phillip Livas 2--12|
|ID: Nathan Enderle 24-50-373-1, Brian Reader 8-10-140-0|
|LATECH: Ross Jenkins 31-44-422-0|
|ID: Daniel Hardy 7-114, Deonte' Jackson 7-60, Justin Veltung 6-140, Eric Greenwood 4-103, Kama Bailey 3-45, Preston Davis 3-34, Armauni Johnson 1-11, Princeton McCarty 1-6|
|LATECH: Richie Casey 9-117, Taulib Ikharo 7-62, Ahmad Paige 5-95, Lyle Fitte 3-39, Phillip Livas 2-59, David Gru 2-26, Eric Harper 1-14, Myke Compton 1-10, Lennon Creer 1-0|