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LA Tech Outruns North Texas

Kenneth Dixon rushed for 120 yards and 3 touchdowns in the first half and Louisiana Tech jumped out to a 28-0 lead at halftime. Dixon ended up with a career game with 6 rushing touchdowns and LA Tech took out the Mean Green 56-13.

Bryson Abraham scores for the fourth time this season.
Bryson Abraham scores for the fourth time this season.
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Bryson Abraham returned a fumble for a touchdown as the Bulldogs took advantage of three UNT turnovers in the first half. LA Tech out gained UNT 321 to 108 in the first half.

Kentrell Brice pulled down an interception to thwart a UNT drive that chewed up over four minutes to open the second half. Five plays later, Kenneth Dixon ran 40 yards for his fourth touchdown of the game. With 8:57 left in the third quarter, LA Tech led 35-0.

Carlos Henderson had a 54 yard reception in the first half. In Tech's second drive after halftime, Henderson had a 52 yard reception to set up Dixon's fifth touchdown of the game. After three quarters, LA Tech led 42-0.

The fourth quarter started just like the third quarter ended. Carlos Henderson hauled in a 36 yard pass from Jeff Driskel and Kenneth Dixon came in to score his 6th TD to put Tech up 49-0.

The two teams would score a few more late in the game and LA Tech ended up with the 56-13 win.

Jeff Driskel finished 17-26 for 296 yards on the day. Marcus Gaines, Paul Turner, Trent Taylor, and Kenneth Dixon all had three catches on the day. Dixon finished with 22 carries for 195 yards.

Dixon's 6 touchdowns gives him 81 total for his career. Montee Ball has the NCAA record with 83.

Louisiana Tech has a bye week next on their schedule while UNT steps out of conference play to take on Tennessee.