PINEVILLE — Louisiana College produced one of its best all-time performances Saturday night at home, defeating Millsaps 56-0 in nonconference action.
It was the second-most lopsided win in LC history, trailing a 60-0 win over Southwest Assemblies of God in 2000.
It was the first shutout win for the Wildcats (2-0) since a 26-0 win over Sul Ross in 2009.
The Wildcats forced Millsaps (1-2) into five turnovers and held the Majors to 190 yards of total offense.
LC linebacker Nate Janzen posted a team-high 5.5 tackles and added a third-quarter interception, one which he returned 44 yards to the Millsaps 10. Janzen added two touchdowns, one rushing and one receiving.
The Wildcats offense put 597 yards of total offense, 355 through the air and 242 on the ground.
The running back trio of Daron Bartholomew, Ryan Montague and Robert Williams combined for 189 yards on 27 carries, with Williams leading the team with 86 yards on 11 carries.
Montague had 68 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries and Bartholomew 35 yards on six carries.
LC quarterback Jamie Bunting completed 21-of-32 passes for 276 yards and four touchdowns. He was intercepted twice.
Bunting’s favorite target was Darnell Williams, who caught six passes for 109 yards, including a 70-yard completion in the third quarter.
Bunting, who completed the touchdown pass to Janzen, also hit a 46-yard TD to Justin Usey and a 27-yard score to Dayne Reeves.
Backup quarterback Tim Curry, completed 4-of-6 passes for 79 yards with one touchdown rushing and a 39-yard touchdown pass to Jerome Wright. Curry was intercepted once.