Scores

Final

Texas Southern 19

(2-4, 1-1 SWAC)

Jackson State 17

(1-5, 1-2 SWAC)

5:00 PM ET, October 17, 2009

Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium, Jackson, MS

1 2 3 4 T
TXSO 10 3 6 019
JKST 0 10 0 717

Top Performers

Passing: A. Nelson (TXSO) - 242 YDS, 2 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: T. Rutland (JKST) - 13 CAR, 54 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Hannah (TXSO) - 9 REC, 135 YDS, 2 TD

Texas Southern 19, Jackson St. 17

Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. -- Arvell Nelson threw two touchdown passes to Jonathan Hannah and Texas Southern beat Jackson State 19-17 on Saturday.

Nelson, who went 18-for-31 for 242 yards, threw touchdown passes of 35 and 41 yards to Hannah. Nelson also threw two interceptions.

Hannah caught nine passes for 135 yards and Robert Hersh kicked field goals of 37 and 41 yards for Texas Southern (2-4, 2-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference).

For Jackson State (1-5, 1-2), Trae Rutland threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Zarian Herring in the second quarter, then scored on a 12-yard run in the fourth quarter to pull Jackson State to within 19-17.

Texas Southern came into the game allowing offenses 380 yards per game, but held Jackson State to 216 total yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TXSO
JKST
1st Downs1913
Total Yards319216
Passing242103
Rushing77113
Penalties11-848-55
3rd Down Conversions5-142-13
4th Down Conversions1-10-1
Turnovers60
Possession33:3226:28

Passing Leaders

Texas SouthernC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Nelson18/312427.822
Jackson StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Rutland13/281033.710

Rushing Leaders

Texas SouthernCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gilbert17553.2014
Nelson12131.1010
Jackson StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rutland13544.2136
Dorzon6355.8029

Receiving Leaders

Texas SouthernRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hannah913515.0241
Anderson33812.7019
Jackson StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Wilder48220.5032
Mosley2189.0014

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTXSOJKST
TD02:47Jonathan Hannah 35 Yd Pass From Arvell Nelson (Robert Hersh Kick) 70
FG00:09Robert Hersh 44 Yd 100
SECOND QUARTERTXSOJKST
TD10:02Zarian Herring 8 Yd Pass From Trae Rutland (Eric Perri Kick) 107
FG04:18Robert Hersh 37 Yd 137
FG00:41Eric Perri 36 Yd 1310
THIRD QUARTERTXSOJKST
TD11:40Jonathan Hannah 41 Yd Pass From Arvell Nelson (Pat Failed) 1910
FOURTH QUARTERTXSOJKST
TD13:28Trae Rutland 12 Yd Run (Eric Perri Kick) 1917