Humphrey runs for 3 TDs, leads Montana State in 63-20 rout over Utah Tech

BOZEMAN, Mont. -- — Scottre Humphrey ran for 114 yards and three touchdowns and Montana State rolled in a 63-20 victory over Utah Tech on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.

It was the 21st straight home win for the third-ranked FCS Bobcats.

Humphrey opened the scoring with a 2-yard TD run and added a 29-yard score that gave the Bobcats a 28-3 lead midway through the second quarter. Humphrey finished with 94 yards rushing in the first half as the Bobcats built a 35-10 halftime lead. Humphrey added a 9-yard touchdown run midway through the third.

Tommy Mellott threw for 157 yards and a touchdown and added 79 yards rushing.

Boone Abbott threw for 143 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions for Utah Tech. Kobe Tracy added 117 yards passing with a touchdown and interception.

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