Austin Rehkow's fourth field goal, a 27-yarder as time expired, lifted Idaho to a 34-31 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night.
Rehkow scored the first nine points of the game as the Vandals (3-3, 1-1 Sun Belt) raced to a 16-0 lead after one quarter before the Warhawks (1-4, 0-2) rallied.
Louisiana-Monroe tied the game at 31 with 2:28 to play asGarrett Smith took advantage of an Idaho blitz and broken coverage for a 30-yard touchdown pass to Ajalen Holley. However the Vandals replied with a six-play drive, highlighted by Aaron Duckworth's 40-yard run. Duckworth finished with 121 yards and a touchdown, which made it 24-7 early in the second quarter, on 16 carries.
Smith scored on a 6-yard run and hooked up with Xavier Brown on a 44-yard score to cut the deficit to 24-21 at the half.
After a field goal tied it in the third quarter, Matt Linehan and Jordan Frysinger hooked up on a 71-yard score to make it 31-24.
Smith threw for 302 yards but was intercepted three times.