SALEM, Va. (AP) - Taurice Scott threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score and Mount Union won its NCAA-best 12th football title, beating St. Thomas of Minnesota 49-35 on Friday night in the Division III championship game.

Logan Nemeth ran 220 yards and two touchdowns for the Purple Raiders (15-0), who were appearing in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl for the 11th consecutive season.

Jordan Roberts ran for 135 yards and two touchdowns for St. Thomas (14-1), which was making its second appearance in the championship game.