(3-3, 1-1 OVC)
(6-0, 4-0 OVC)
7:00 PM ET, October 16, 2004
Burgess-Snow Field, Jacksonville, AL
Passing: M. Hardin (JVST) - 84 YDS, 1 TD
Rushing: O. Bonds (JVST) - 20 CAR, 175 YDS, 2 TD
Receiving: F. Burnette (TNST) - 8 REC, 185 YDS, 2 TD
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- Oscar Bonds rushed for 175 yards and
two touchdowns to lead undefeated Jacksonville State to a 49-35
victory over Tennessee State on Saturday night.
Bonds scored on runs of 11 yards and 67 yards in the first half
for the Gamecocks (6-0, 4-0 Ohio Valley Conference), who rolled up
585 offensive yards.
Tennessee State (3-3, 1-1) tied the game 7-7 on Riley Walker's
99-yard touchdown pass with 4:26 left the first quarter, but never
took the lead.
Walker had 381 passing yards for Tennessee State, which had a
total 487 offensive yards.
The Gamecocks, who had a 35-7 halftime advantage, scored twice
in the final quarter. Raynodd Zeine scored on a 35-yard run and
Matt Hardin threw a 15-yard touchdown pass a minute later.
Walker cut the deficit to 49-35 on touchdown passes of 10 yards
and 15 yards.