Pierce leads nation in rushing TDs

Bernard Pierce leads the Football Bowl Subdivision in rushing touchdowns.

The Temple tailback has 15 touchdowns after rushing for three scores in Saturday’s 42-0 victory over Ball State in Muncie, Ind.

Pierce also ranks second in the nation in scoring, averaging 15 points per game. Wisconsin’s Montee Bell is the nation’s scoring leader (16.80 ppg). Bell is second in rushing touchdowns with 14.