Fourcade hit David Robinson Jr. with a 38-yard touchdown pass in the final minute of the second quarter and the Colonels (6-4, 5-2 Southland) took a 27-20 halftime lead. Nicholls added two touchdowns in the third quarter for a 41-20 lead and the Huskies (4-6, 1-5) were unable to rally.
Gums carried 22 times for 104 yards. Fourcade was 17 of 23 for 294 yards.
Bailey Zappe completed 26 of 41 passes for 246 yards and a touchdown for Houston Baptist.
The Colonels climb into a first-place tie with Central Arkansas, Southeast Louisiana and Sam Houston State. The key result to create the logjam was SE Louisiana's 34-0 victory over Central Arkansas, which had been in sole possession of first place.
Rodrigues throws 3 TDs, leads UC Davis over Idaho 27-17
— Hunter Rodrigues threw three touchdown passes and UC Davis beat Idaho 27-17 on Saturday.
Furman rallies from 17 down, beats Samford 44-37 in OT
— Ryan Miller scored the tying touchdown with 2:53 left in the fourth quarter, and Furman rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat Samford 44-37 in overtime on Saturday.
Deion Sanders celebrates after Jackson State ices win with fumble recovery
Jackson State recovers a fumble right at their own goal line to win and head coach Deion Sanders is pumped up.
Deion Sanders runs with his receiver Baldwin on 64-yard touchdown
Jackson State's Daylen Baldwin breaks free for the 64-yard touchdown and his head coach Deion Sanders runs with him down the sidelines.
Dinich calls Les Miles' behavior from 2009 to '16 'fireable'
Heather Dinich discusses the investigation into Les Miles' behavior with female students while he coached at LSU.
Risk vs. reward: Looking at projected 1st-round draft picks
Jim Nagy identifies which first round picks have the most and least risk.