Scores

Final

S Carolina St 37

(4-1, 2-0 MEAC)

Norfolk State 10

(2-3, 1-2 MEAC)

1:00 PM ET, October 10, 2009

William Price Stadium, Norfolk, VA

1 2 3 4 T
SCST 14 13 7 337
NORF 0 2 8 010

Top Performers

Passing: M. Long (SCST) - 206 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: W. Ford (SCST) - 14 CAR, 75 YDS

Receiving: T. Smith (SCST) - 4 REC, 51 YDS, 1 TD

S. Carolina St. 37, Norfolk St. 10

Associated Press

NORFOLK, Va. -- Phillip Adams and Rafael Bush each returned fumble recoveries for touchdowns and South Carolina State beat Norfolk State 37-10 on Saturday.

The Bulldogs (4-1, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) built a 27-2 halftime lead after Adams returned a fumble 31 yards for a touchdown and Bush raced 37 yards with a recovered fumble for another touchdown. Also, Blake Erickson kicked three field goals.

The Spartans (2-3, 1-2) managed only 67 yards rushing on 30 carries. Dennis Brown was 16-for-27 for 138 yards passing for the Spartans, including a 52-yard touchdown pass to P.J. Hayden.

The Bulldogs have won two straight and six of the past seven games in the series. The past two games were decided by a total of eight points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SCST
NORF
1st Downs1710
Total Yards335205
Passing215138
Rushing12067
Penalties10-7010-81
3rd Down Conversions4-136-15
4th Down Conversions1-21-1
Turnovers14
Possession28:3831:22

Passing Leaders

South Carolina StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Long16/232069.010
Norfolk StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Brown16/271385.110

Rushing Leaders

South Carolina StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ford14755.4018
Smalls3268.7013
Norfolk StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Branche14493.5013
Cotton4112.804

Receiving Leaders

South Carolina StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Washington37324.3047
Smith45112.8127
Norfolk StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hayden34816.0152
Wicker6345.7015

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSCSTNORF
TD13:24Phillip Adams 31 Yd Fumble Return (Blake Erickson Kick) 70
TD06:12Malcolm Long 1 Yd Run (Blake Erickson Kick) 140
SECOND QUARTERSCSTNORF
FG13:28Blake Erickson 39 Yd 170
TD12:56Rafael Bush 37 Yd Fumble Return (Blake Erickson Kick) 240
SF05:33- Team Tackled By In End Zone 242
FG01:03Blake Erickson 30 Yd 272
THIRD QUARTERSCSTNORF
TD10:25Terrance Smith 2 Yd Pass From Malcolm Long (Blake Erickson Kick) 342
TD03:06P.J. Hayden 52 Yd Pass From Dennis Brown (Dennis Brown Pass To Jeremy Wicker For Two-Point Conversion) 3410
FOURTH QUARTERSCSTNORF
FG13:17Blake Erickson 32 Yd 3710