(3-3, 2-2 SWAC)
(1-4, 1-3 SWAC)
3:00 PM ET, October 15, 2005
Passing: R. Miller (TXSO) - 72 YDS, 1 INT
Rushing: J. McCoy (ALCN) - 27 CAR, 150 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: T. Lott (ALCN) - 5 REC, 128 YDS
HOUSTON (AP) -- Tony Hobson threw the go-ahead touchdown to Emman
Arceneaux, and Jeremy McCoy rushed for 150 yards and a score as
Alcorn State beat Texas Southern 29-22 on Saturday.
Alcorn State (3-3, 2-2 Southwestern Athletic) trailed 22-21
after three quarters. But the Braves went ahead for good when
Hobson connected with Arceneaux on a 16-yard touchdown pass with
Hobson's two-point conversion pass to Oliver Bozeman put Alcorn
State ahead 29-22.
Texas Southern (1-4, 1-4) had only 205 yards total offense but
went ahead 22-21 on Brent Wilson's 26-yard touchdown run late in
the third quarter.
Wilson rushed for 140 yards on 20 carries.
The Braves led 15-9 at halftime, but the Tigers quickly erased
Daniel Davis opened the second half by returning a kickoff 89
yards for a touchdown to put Texas Southern ahead 16-15.
McCoy's 8-yard scoring run gave Alcorn State a 21-16 advantage.
After Wilson's touchdown run, Hobson led the Braves on a 72-yard
drive capped by his scoring pass to Arceneaux.
Hobson was 15-of-30 for 245 yards and a touchdown.
Texas Southern's Robert Napier opened the scoring by returning a
fumble 60 yards for a touchdown.
After Alcorn State scored on a safety, Ken Williams had 2-yard
TD run and Charlie Spiller had a 14-yard scoring run to put the
Braves ahead 15-6.
Kyle Watson brought the Tigers within 15-9 at halftime with a
37-yard field goal.