TOWSON, Md. — North Dakota State wide receiver Christian Watson hauled in a 67-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter that sparked the Bison to a 35-7 victory Saturday against the Towson Tigers in nonconference NCAA Division I FCS play at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

The Bison defense was dominant, limiting Towson to 200 yards on 58 plays, an average of 3.4 yards per play.

The Bison (3-0) finished the nonconference portion of their schedule undefeated heading into a bye next weekend. NDSU next plays at the University of North Dakota on Oct. 2 to start Missouri Valley Football Conference play.

Below are images from NDSU's victory against Towson, which plays in the Colonial Athletic Association:

North Dakota State's Courtney Eubanks upends Towson quarterback Chris Ferguson at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Courtney Eubanks upends Towson quarterback Chris Ferguson at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum


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North Dakota State quarterback Quincy Patterson carries against Towson at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State quarterback Quincy Patterson carries against Towson at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum


North Dakota State's TaMerik Williams hurdles Towson's Jamal Gay as Christian Dixon closes in at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's TaMerik Williams hurdles Towson's Jamal Gay as Christian Dixon closes in at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Christian Watson celebrates his 67-yard touchdown reception against Towson at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum  David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Christian Watson celebrates his 67-yard touchdown reception against Towson at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Phoenix Sproles breaks loose against Towson at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Phoenix Sproles breaks loose against Towson at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Hunter Luepke heads upfield as teammate Christian Watson blocks Towson's Mark Collins at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Hunter Luepke heads upfield as teammate Christian Watson blocks Towson's Mark Collins at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Kobe Johnson brings in a 31-yard pass reception against Towson's Christian Dixon at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Kobe Johnson brings in a 31-yard pass reception against Towson's Christian Dixon at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's defense celebrates their fourth down stop of Towson's Devin Matthews near the goal line at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's defense celebrates their fourth down stop of Towson's Devin Matthews near the goal line at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Jasir Cox cuts down Towson's Luke Hamilton at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Jasir Cox cuts down Towson's Luke Hamilton at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Jalen Bussey carries against Towson's Christian Dixon at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Jalen Bussey carries against Towson's Christian Dixon at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Christian Watson hauls in a 67-yard touchdown reception against Towson at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Christian Watson hauls in a 67-yard touchdown reception against Towson at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Brayden Thomas snares Towson quarterback Chris Ferguson for a safety at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Brayden Thomas snares Towson quarterback Chris Ferguson for a safety at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State Matt Entz shakes hands with Towson coach Rob Ambrose at Johnny Unitas Stadium after the 35-7 Bison win in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State Matt Entz shakes hands with Towson coach Rob Ambrose at Johnny Unitas Stadium after the 35-7 Bison win in Towson, Maryland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. David Samson / The Forum