Scores

Final

SE Louisiana 26

(2-2, 1-2 away)

Louisiana Tech 41

(2-1, 2-0 home)

Coverage: GamePlan

7:00 PM ET, September 20, 2008

Joe Aillet Stadium, Ruston, LA

1 2 3 4 T
SELA 10 13 0 326
LT 14 14 10 341

Top Performers

Passing: B. Babin (SELA) - 322 YDS

Rushing: D. Porter (LT) - 19 CAR, 97 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: A. Cryer (SELA) - 7 REC, 138 YDS, 1 TD

Louisiana Tech 41, SE Louisiana 26

Associated Press

RUSTON, La. -- Daniel Porter caught a 44-yard touchdown pass and scored on a 23-yard run to help Louisiana Tech pull away for a 41-26 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday night.

The Bulldogs (2-1) also benefited from Phillip Livas' 57-yard punt return for a touchdown and Weldon Brown's 50-yard return of a blocked field goal for a touchdown.

Porter rushed for 97 yards on 19 carries and caught two passes for 53 yards.

Brian Babin led Southeastern Louisiana (2-2), going 32 of 59 for 322 yards. Andre Cryer caught seven passes for 138 yards and a 55-yard touchdown.

Louisiana Tech led 28-26 at halftime, but the Bulldogs outscored the Lions 13-3 in the second half.

Porter's 23-yard run gave Louisiana Tech a 38-23 advantage with 5:43 left in the third quarter.

Marquis Powell's 51-yard interception return gave Southeastern Louisiana a 10-7 lead with 2:50 remaining in the first quarter, but Taylor Bennett hit Porter on a 44-yard score with 36 seconds left in the quarter.

Bennett was 15 of 27 for 196 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SELA
LT
1st Downs2326
Total Yards440445
Passing377196
Rushing63249
Penalties9-699-67
3rd Down Conversions8-1912-18
4th Down Conversions1-10-0
Turnovers23
Possession29:5730:03

Passing Leaders

Southeastern LouisianaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Babin32/593225.500
Louisiana TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bennett15/271967.311

Rushing Leaders

Southeastern LouisianaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lucas13675.2029
Ducksworth284.008
Louisiana TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Porter19975.1123
Jackson11585.3118

Receiving Leaders

Southeastern LouisianaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Cryer713819.7155
Yarborough78311.9022
Louisiana TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Livas35819.3024
Porter25326.5144

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSELALT
TD11:04Patrick Jackson 2 Yd Run (Brad Oestricher Kick) 07
FG07:02Jeff Turner 39 Yd 37
TD02:50Marquis Powell 51 Yd Interception Return (Jeff Turner Kick) 107
TD00:36Daniel Porter 44 Yd Pass From Taylor Bennett (Brad Oestricher Kick) 1014
SECOND QUARTERSELALT
TD13:37Phillip Livas 57 Yd Punt Return (Brad Oestricher Kick) 1021
TD12:05Andre Cryer 55 Yd Pass From Chris Wilson (Jeff Turner Kick) 1721
FG06:49Jeff Turner 27 Yd 2021
TD02:01Weldon Brown 50 Yd Return Of Blocked Field Goal (Brad Oestricher Kick) 2028
FG00:05Jeff Turner 42 Yd 2328
THIRD QUARTERSELALT
FG06:12Brad Oestricher 21 Yd 2331
TD05:43Daniel Porter 23 Yd Run (Brad Oestricher Kick) 2338
FOURTH QUARTERSELALT
FG13:21Jeff Turner 40 Yd 2638
FG09:08Brad Oestricher 47 Yd 2641