After a scoreless third quarter, Hatcher connected with Ashtyn Hawkins for a 7-yard TD to push the Bobcats' lead to 27-6 early in the final period. Hill ran to paydirt from 25 yards out and Kordell Rogers returned an interception 60 yards for a touchdown to cap the scoring.
Hatcher completed 15 of 30 passes for 226 yards with one interception. Hill did his damage on 28 rushes.
Grayson James threw for 196 yards on 30-of-47 passing with two picks for Florida International (1-1).
Texas State outgained the Panthers 241 yards to 62 on the ground.