Around the Big Sky: Football Week 6

Cal Poly at Southern Utah: Senior quarterback Patrick Tyler threw for 223 yards and one touchdown in SUU’s 20-14 homecoming victory over Cal Poly. Defense was the story of the game as the teams combined for 16 punts. SUU built a 20-7 fourth quarter lead before shutting down Cal Poly’s final drive to hold on for the win.

Portland State at Montana State: Montana State’s 403 team rushing yards led the way in their 30-22 win against Portland State. Montana State’s sophomore quarterback Chris Murray carried the ball 18 times for 126 yards and two touchdowns.

Northern Colorado at North Dakota: North Dakota racked up 562 total yards in their 48-38 win over Northern Colorado. Senior quarterback Kyle Studsrud led the way with 248 passing yards and one touchdown. He also ran for 91 yards and a touchdown.

Montana at Idaho State: Freshman quarterback Gresch Jensen passed for 360 yards and four touchdowns to lead Montana to a 39-31 win at Idaho State.

Illinois State at Northern Arizona: Sophomore quarterback Case Cookus threw for 380 yards and three touchdowns in their 37-16 win against previously unbeaten Illinois State. Cookus also hauled in a touchdown pass from freshman wide receiver Chancellor Brewington in the victory.

Eastern Washington at UC Davis: Junior quarterback Gage Gubrud threw for 452 yards and six touchdowns in Eastern Washington’s 41-38 comeback victory at UC Davis. Senior wide receiver Nic Sblendorio caught the game winning touchdown with 1:37 left in the game.

Standings: 1. Eastern Washington (3-0; 4-2); 2. Weber State (2-0; 4-1); 3. Northern Arizona (2-0; 3-2); 4. Montana (2-1; 4-2); 5. Montana State (2-1; 2-3); 6. UC Davis (2-2; 3-3); 7. Sacramento State (1-1; 2-3); 8. Southern Utah (1-1; 3-2); 9. Idaho State (1-2; 3-3); 10. Northern Colorado (1-2; 2-3); 11. North Dakota (1-2; 2-4); 12. Portland State (0-3; 0-5); 13. Cal Poly (0-3; 0-6).

Individual Leaders: Passing- Gage Gubrud (Eastern Washington): 2,188 yards; Rushing- Jared Mohamed (Cal Poly): 566 yards; Receiving- Keelan Doss (UC Davis): 870 yards; Kicking (FG)- Trey Tuttle (Weber State) 10/10

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Aaron Peterson for SUU News

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