Chambers rattles home folks, McNeese dumps Houston Baptist

HOUSTON (AP) — McNeese defensive lineman and Houston native Isaiah Chambers forced a fumble early that led to the first touchdown of the game and the Cowboys crushed Houston Baptist 44-3 on Saturday.

Chambers went on to record two sacks and three tackles for a loss, forced two fumbles, broke up a pass and hurried the quarterback four times.

Defensively, McNeese (4-6, 3-4 Southland Conference) held the Huskies (0-10, 0-7) to 182 total offensive yards and seven net yards rushing.

McNeese quarterback Cody Orgeron finished with 205 yards passing and two touchdowns; increasing his career total to 50. He threw his first career TD pass three years ago in Husky Stadium.

Offensively, McNeese rolled up a season-high 505 total yards with a season best 293 on the ground. Deonta McMahon had a career-hight 124 yards on 23 carries.

Huskies’ freshman quarterback Orion Olivas threw for 175 yards and was intercepted three times.

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