McNeese State beats Steven F. Austin 69-38

The Associated Press

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) -- Diontae Spencer scored five touchdowns, including two receiving, one punt and two kickoff returns, to lead McNeese State to a 69-38 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night.

Spencer caught seven balls for 152 yards and had receiving TDs of 10 and 9 yards. Spencer returned two kickoffs in the first quarter - the first for 93 yards and the second for 87. He capped his scoring with a 35-yard punt return in the fourth.

Stephen F. Austin led 24-14, but McNeese State (8-2, 4-1 Southland) rattled off 27 unanswered points and led 48-24 with 7:54 remaining in the third quarter. Cody Stroud tossed three second-quarter touchdowns during that run - of 71, 4 and 10 yards. Cody Stroud finished with 333 yards and four touchdowns for McNeese State.

Brady Attaway threw for 255 yards for SF Austin (3-7, 1-4) and tossed two TDs to Tyler Boyd.

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