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Stan Becton | | September 16, 2023

Portland State football's 91-point win: By the numbers, touchdowns and highlights

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Portland State caught the attention of the college football world when it blasted North American 91-0. Here's what you may have missed from the resounding win.

Portland State's win by the numbers

  • 105: Portland State previously set the FCS scoring record with a 105-0 win in 1980 over Delaware State.
  • 19: Portland's offensive drives that resulted in touchdowns took less than 19 minutes off the clock
  • 13: Portland State scored 13 touchdowns and made 13 extra points in the win, both just two shy of the FCS record.
  • Three: Portland State only has a +3 point differential this season, in large part due to a season-opening 81-7 loss versus Oregon.
  • Zero: Portland State has yet to play an FCS opponent, facing non-NCAA or NAIA foe North American after opening the season with FBS losses to Oregon and Wyoming.

Every touchdown from Portland State's win

Touchdown 1 — The first score — PSU leads 7-0

After a 57-yard return on the opening kickoff from Quincy Craig, it took just six plays, 30 yards and 3 minutes and 21 seconds for running back Jobi Malary to find the end zone.

Touchdown 2 — Malary strikes again — PSU leads 14-0

It took less than five minutes for Malary to find the end zone again, this time scoring from 10 yards out.

Touchdown 3 — Another running back gets in on the action — PSU leads 21-0

Quincy Craig might not have scored on the opening kickoff, but he ran in for an eight-yard touchdown with 1:55 to play in the first quarter to extend the Viking lead.

Touchdown 4 — The second quarter onslaught begins — PSU leads 28-0

Andrew Van Buren became the third Portland State running back to rush for a touchdown just five seconds into the second quarter.

Touchdown 5 — Craig gets his second score — PSU leads 35-0

Quincy Craig scored the longest offensive touchdown of Portland State's explosive day, this time rushing in from 31 yards out.

Touchdown 6 — Fumble leads to quick score — PSU leads 42-0

After North American fumble, running back Christian Grubb ran in for a two-yard touchdown, the fourth Viking running back to find pay dirt.

Touchdown 7 — And they can pass! — PSU leads 49-0

Portland State quarterback Dante Chachere threw his first touchdown of the day with 9:02 to play in the second quarter. He hit wide receiver Jermaine Braddock for a 16-yard score after Portland State's defense grabbed an interception.

Touchdown 8 — The fifth touchdown of the second quarter — PSU leads 56-0

Chachere found Semaj Bolin for an eight-yard score to surpass the 50-point threshold.

Touchdown 9 — Third time's the charm for Chachere  — PSU leads 63-0

Chachere threw his third touchdown of the game with 2:07 to play in the second quarter, his second to Braddock. In total, the Vikings scored 42 points in the second frame.

Touchdown 10 — The second half keeps up the pace  — PSU leads 70-0

After the Portland State defense forced a three-and-out to open the second half, it took the Vikings just four plays and 59 seconds to score AGAIN! This time quarterback Logan Gonzalez found wide receiver Eric Denham for a 30-yard passing touchdown.

Touchdown 11 — The final offensive touchdown — PSU leads 77-0

Freshman running back Delon Thompson ran in for a seven-yard touchdown for the final score from the Portland State offense.

Touchdown 12 — The defense gets in on the fun — PSU leads 84-0

Cornerback Day Day Bright got in on Portland State's big scoring day with a 21-yard interception return for a touchdown.

Touchdown 13 — A punt return for a touchdown — PSU leads 91-0

UCLA transfer running back Christian Grubb took a punt back 60 yards to the house for the first special teams touchdown of the game. It would be the final score of the game for the Vikings with 2:04 to play in the third quarter.

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