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Weber State football: Sacramento State Hornets sting winless Wildcats, 19-14

Published: Friday, Sept. 4 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT

Sacramento State wide receiver Morris Norrise (13) carries the ball against Weber State during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Randall Benton) MAGS OUT; TV OUT (KCRA3, KXTV10, KOVR13, KUVS19, KMAZ31, KTXL40) MANDATORY CREDIT (Associated Press) Sacramento State wide receiver Morris Norrise (13) carries the ball against Weber State during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Randall Benton) MAGS OUT; TV OUT (KCRA3, KXTV10, KOVR13, KUVS19, KMAZ31, KTXL40) MANDATORY CREDIT (Associated Press)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Garrett Safron's 25-yard touchdown pass to T.J. Knowles with 7:12 to go in the fourth quarter Saturday night sealed the deal for Sacramento State, giving the Hornets a 19-14 victory over visiting Weber State.

The pass by Safron was his second of the night, putting Sacramento State (5-2, 3-1 Big Sky) up 19-7.

Mike Hoke quickly answered for Weber State (0-7, 0-4) with a 17-yard touchdown pass to Erik Walker with 3:59 to go in the game, making it 19-14, but it was too little, too late. Sacramento State got the ball back and kept possession the rest of the way, with Safron taking a knee three straight times to run out the clock.

Safron was 21-of-26 for 182 yards and two touchdowns.

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