Scores

Final

Jackson State 30

(3-4, 2-2 SWAC)

Texas Southern 14

(3-5, 0-3 SWAC)

8:00 PM ET, October 18, 2008

Robertson Stadium, Houston, TX

1 2 3 4 T
JKST 3 13 7 730
TXSO 7 0 7 014

Top Performers

Passing: T. Rutland (JKST) - 180 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: L. Edwards (JKST) - 24 CAR, 113 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: B. Haith (TXSO) - 4 REC, 53 YDS, 1 TD

Jackson St. 30, Texas Southern 14

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Luther Edwards ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns to lead Jackson State to a 30-14 win over Texas Southern on Saturday night.

Trae Rutland went 11-of-13 passing for 180 yards and two touchdowns for Jackson State (3-5, 2-1 SWAC). Rutland ran for an additional 67 yards on 10 carries.

Darius Bolela ran for 77 yards on 11 carries as Jackson State outrushed Texas Southern 328-44.

Marcell Wilder and Joshua Tiller each caught TD passes.

Texas Southern starter Bobby Reid was injured when he was sacked in the first quarter and did not return. Reid, an Oklahoma State transfer, bruised his right knee, sports information director Rodney Bush said after the game.

He was replaced by Cornelius Harmon, who went 14-of-29 for 175 yards and two touchdowns. Haith caught four passes for 53 yards to lead Texas Southern (3-5, 0-3).

Jackson State built a 16-7 halftime lead.

The win was Jackson State's 400th and head coach Rick Comegy's 125th.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
JKST
TXSO
1st Downs2716
Total Yards511219
Passing183175
Rushing32844
Penalties16-1437-55
3rd Down Conversions10-154-9
4th Down Conversions0-11-1
Turnovers03
Possession41:0518:55

Passing Leaders

Jackson StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Rutland11/1318013.820
Texas SouthernC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Harmon14/291756.021

Rushing Leaders

Jackson StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Edwards241134.7120
Bolela11777.0018
Texas SouthernCARYDSAVGTDLG
Wright7233.307
Reid2147.0022

Receiving Leaders

Jackson StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Wilder25326.5150
Tillman44711.8025
Texas SouthernRECYDSAVGTDLG
Haith45313.3116
Thomas24120.5024

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERJKSTTXSO
FG06:04Eric Perri 27 Yd 30
TD01:44Lucas Caparelli 10 Yd Pass From Cornelius Harmon (Robert Hersh Kick) 37
SECOND QUARTERJKSTTXSO
FG10:44Eric Perri 31 Yd 67
FG03:59Eric Perri 27 Yd 97
TD00:38Marcellos Wilder 50 Yd Pass From Trae Rutland (Eric Perri Kick) 167
THIRD QUARTERJKSTTXSO
TD05:47Luther Edwards 6 Yd Run (Eric Perri Kick) 237
TD00:00Brian Haith 16 Yd Pass From Cornelius Harmon (Robert Hersh Kick) 2314
FOURTH QUARTERJKSTTXSO
TD08:55Joshua Tiller 13 Yd Pass From Trae Rutland (Eric Perri Kick) 3014