Bennett capped off a seven-play, 80-yard drive with an 8-yard touchdown run on the opening drive and the Hornets (2-0), ranked No. 8 in the FCS coaches poll, never trailed. Zach Schreiner added a 33-yard field goal and Sac State led 10-0 after one quarter.
Bennett hit Chris Miller for a 16-yard score and followed that with a 40-yard TD run on the next possession to give Sac State a 24-0 lead midway through the second quarter. Schreiner's 40-yard field goal on the final play of the first half left the Hornets leading 27-6.
Marcus Fulcher completed the scoring with a 5-yard touchdown run in the final quarter.
Bennett completed 14 of 22 passes for 176 yards with one interception. He topped the century mark on just 10 carries. Fulcher rushed for 79 yards on 12 totes.
Peter Parrish completed 11 of 24 passes for 68 yards with one interception for the Lions (0-2). Parrish added a 1-yard TD run.
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