Colorado State University returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown and rolled to its third straight win on Saturday afternoon at Canvas Stadium.

The Rams beat UNLV 37-17 to improve to 3-2 in the Mountain West Conference and 4-5 overall. CSU won for the third straight game.

UNLV falls to 2-7 and 0-5 in the Mountain West.

Anthony Hawkins made the opening kickoff return and the Rams jumped out to a 21-0 first quarter lead.

CSU wide receiver Warren Jackson caught six passes for 133 yards. Christian Hunter, Marcus McElroy and Jaylen Thomas each rushed for Rams touchdowns.