Scores

Final

Alcorn State 0

(0-3, 0-1 SWAC)

Troy 65

(2-0, 1-0 Sun Belt)

7:00 PM ET, September 13, 2008

Veterans Memorial Stadium (AL), Troy, AL

1 2 3 4 T
ALCN 0 0 0 00
TROY 14 38 13 065

Top Performers

Passing: J. Hampton (TROY) - 323 YDS, 4 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: M. Greer (TROY) - 9 CAR, 113 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Jernigan (TROY) - 8 REC, 94 YDS, 1 TD

Troy 65, Alcorn St. 0

Associated Press

TROY, Ala. -- Jamie Hampton threw for 323 yards and four touchdowns as Troy won its home opener over Alcorn State 65-0 on Saturday night.

The Trojans (2-0) set a school record for total offense, outgaining the Braves 736-120.

Alcorn State fell to 0-3.

Hampton, who was removed from the game by the start of the second half, was 26 of 37 passing with two interceptions. He also ran for 45 yards and a touchdown on six carries.

Maurice Greer added 113 rushing yards and a touchdown on nine carries for the Trojans, who led 52-0 by halftime.

Troy went up 7-0 in the first quarter on Hampton's 10-yard pass to Jerrel Jernigan. DuJuan Harris later scored on a 3-yard run to make it 14-0.

Troy blew the game open in the second quarter.

Hampton connected on touchdown passes of 15 and 38 yards to Mykeal Terry, hit Austin Silvoy for a 9-yard touchdown and also rushed for a 1-yard score. Greer added a 60-yard touchdown run as Troy built a 52-0 lead at halftime.

Troy defensive back Sherrod Martin tied a school record with three interceptions.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ALCN
TROY
1st Downs936
Total Yards120736
Passing48421
Rushing72315
Penalties5-4411-85
3rd Down Conversions2-155-16
4th Down Conversions0-15-5
Turnovers74
Possession22:4137:19

Passing Leaders

Alcorn StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hobson4/12242.002
TroyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hampton26/373238.742

Rushing Leaders

Alcorn StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Relf7436.1025
Brumfield7365.1012
TroyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Greer911312.6160
Edwards12796.6135

Receiving Leaders

Alcorn StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
DeJarnett3196.307
Pugh11313.0013
TroyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jernigan89411.8122
Burton55410.8025

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERALCNTROY
TD13:54Jerrel Jernigan 10 Yd Pass From Jamie Hampton (Sam Glusman Kick) 07
TD07:31Dre Harris 3 Yd Run (Sam Glusman Kick) 014
SECOND QUARTERALCNTROY
FG13:38Sam Glusman 23 Yd 017
TD10:02Mykeal Terry 15 Yd Pass From Jamie Hampton (Sam Glusman Kick) 024
TD03:18Jamie Hampton 1 Yd Run (Sam Glusman Kick) 031
TD01:34Maurice Greer 60 Yd Run (Sam Glusman Kick) 038
TD00:35Austin Silvoy 9 Yd Pass From Jamie Hampton (Sam Glusman Kick) 045
TD00:19Mykeal Terry 38 Yd Pass From Jamie Hampton (Sam Glusman Kick) 052
THIRD QUARTERALCNTROY
FG08:45Sam Glusman 48 Yd 055
FG04:23Sam Glusman 41 Yd 058
TD00:11Fernandus Edwards 35 Yd Run (Sam Glusman Kick) 065