Scores

Final

Alcorn State 13

(2-6, 2-3 SWAC)

Alabama A&M 20

(3-5, 2-1 SWAC)

7:00 PM ET, October 18, 2008

Louis Crews Stadium, Huntsville, AL

1 2 3 4 T
ALCN 0 7 0 613
AAMU 3 10 7 020

Top Performers

Passing: K. Atkins (AAMU) - 204 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: A. Green (AAMU) - 15 CAR, 58 YDS

Receiving: T. Harris (AAMU) - 8 REC, 94 YDS, 1 TD

Alabama A&,M 20, Alcorn St. 13

Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Kevin Atkins threw for 204 yards and a touchdowns to help Alabama A&M beat Alcorn State 20-13 on Saturday night.

The Braves (2-6, 1-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) took a 7-3 lead in the second quarter when Edward Johnson caught a 19-yard touchdown pass from Tim Buckley, who finished with 236 yards passing and two interceptions. Johnson Edwards had five catches for 101 yards.

But the Bulldogs (3-5, 2-1) regained the lead for good in the second quarter after Atkins threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Thomas Harris, who had eight catches for 94 yards. Alabama A&M later pushed its lead to 20-7 in the third on Nate Baxter's 23-yard touchdown catch from Darian Payne.

Anthony Green ran for 58 yards on 15 carries for the Bulldogs, while Ulysses Banks added 45 yards on the ground.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ALCN
AAMU
1st Downs1419
Total Yards331332
Passing297233
Rushing3499
Penalties8-623-13
3rd Down Conversions2-132-16
4th Down Conversions2-31-2
Turnovers40
Possession24:2535:35

Passing Leaders

Alcorn StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Buckley10/302367.912
Alabama A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Atkins17/302046.810

Rushing Leaders

Alcorn StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Buckley13262.0012
Pilcher22412.0016
Alabama A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
Green15583.909
Banks16452.8013

Receiving Leaders

Alcorn StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson510120.2136
Moore49824.5068
Alabama A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harris89411.8122
Johnson36521.7051

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERALCNAAMU
FG09:52Jeremy Licea 22 Yd 03
SECOND QUARTERALCNAAMU
TD09:50Edward Johnson 19 Yd Pass From Tim Buckley (Taylor Richardson Kick) 73
TD06:50Thomas Harris 22 Yd Pass From Kevin Atkins (Jeremy Licea Kick) 710
FG00:24Jeremy Licea 20 Yd 713
THIRD QUARTERALCNAAMU
TD10:34Nate Baxter 23 Yd Pass From Darian Payne (Jeremy Licea Kick) 720
FOURTH QUARTERALCNAAMU
FG10:59Taylor Richardson 42 Yd 1020
FG04:19Taylor Richardson 35 Yd 1320