(5-6, 3-2 Sun Belt)
(9-2, 4-1 Southland)
3:00 PM ET, November 20, 2004
Bowers Stadium, HUNTSVILLE, TX
Passing: B. Nealy (TXST) - 84 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: J. Godfrey (SHSU) - 21 CAR, 90 YDS
Receiving: C. Roberts (SHSU) - 4 REC, 40 YDS, 1 TD
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Dustin Long threw for 255 yards and a
touchdown and ran for another score to lead Sam Houston State to a
27-9 win over Texas State on Saturday.
The win gives Sam Houston State a share of the Southland
Conference title with Northwestern State.
Sam Houston State (9-2, 4-1 Southland) led from the outset after
Long found Corey Roberts on an 8-yard touchdown pass in the first
Texas State (5-6, 3-2) cut the lead to 10-9 with 1:23 left in
the first half when John Tyson caught a 23-yard pass from Barrick
Nealy for a touchdown.
But then Long scored on a 2-yard run just seconds before
halftime to extend the lead to 17-9.
Jarrod Fuller had eight receptions for 111 yards and Jason
Godfrey rushed 21 times for 90 yards for the Bearkats.
Nealy was 7-of-10 for 84 yards with an interception and starting
quarterback Chase Wasson threw for just 19 yards and ran for 65.