CSU Blows Through Northern Colorado 47-21

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Collin Hill completed 21 of 27 passes for 315 yards and four touchdowns in his first career start to lead Colorado State to a 47-21 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: CSU 47, Northern Colorado 21

Hill also finished with 56 yards rushing with a touchdown. Marvin Kinsey Jr. led the Rams (2-1) with 97 yards on the ground and Michael Gallup, Olabisi Johnson, Elroy Masters Jr., and Robert Ruiz each caught scoring passes.

Quarterback Collin Hill #15 of the Colorado State Rams rushes for a touchdown against the Northern Colorado Bears at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Fort Collins, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Quarterback Collin Hill #15 of the Colorado State Rams rushes for a touchdown against the Northern Colorado Bears at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Fort Collins, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Hill had three of his five total TDs in the first quarter, including two passing and a 51-yard run. He added his second pair of scoring passes in the second and Wyatt Bryan kicked a career-long 53-yard field goal for a 38-0 Rams lead at halftime.

Northern Colorado (2-1) finally got on the board in the third with a pair of Kyle Sloter touchdown passes. Slotter finished with 318 yards passing.

Running back Izzy Matthews #35 of the Colorado State Rams leaps over safety Keifer Glau #39 of the Northern Colorado Bears for a touchdown that was reversed due to a penalty in the second half of a game at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Fort Collins, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Running back Izzy Matthews #35 of the Colorado State Rams leaps over safety Keifer Glau #39 of the Northern Colorado Bears for a touchdown that was reversed due to a penalty in the second half of a game at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Fort Collins, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

The teams combined for 980 yards of offense and 53 first downs.

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