Scores

Final

Alabama A&M 21

(5-3, 2-2 SWAC)

Alabama State 7

(4-4, 1-4 SWAC)

3:30 PM ET, October 31, 2009

1 2 3 4 T
AAMU 7 7 7 021
ALST 7 0 0 07

Top Performers

Passing: D. Mason (AAMU) - 273 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: U. Banks (AAMU) - 18 CAR, 67 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: T. Harris (AAMU) - 7 REC, 157 YDS, 2 TD

Alabama A&,M 21, Alabama St. 7

Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Deaunte Mason threw a pair of touchdown passes to Thomas Harris to lead Alabama A&M to a 21-7 win over Alabama State on Saturday.

Mason was 21-for-32 with 273 yards, two touchdowns passes and an interception for the Bulldogs (5-3, 2-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference). He also rushed for 49 yards on eight carries. Harris finished with seven catches for 157 yards and two scores.

With the score tied at 7 going into the second quarter, Mason and Harris connected on a 22-yard touchdown pass and Ulysses Banks had a 1-yard touchdown run for the Bulldogs' final margin. Mason also threw a 57-yard touchdown pass on the game's first offensive play.

Anthony Speight was 10-for-24 with 99 yards, one touchdown and an interception for the Hornets (4-4, 1-4). He also rushed for 40 yards on 14 carries.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AAMU
ALST
1st Downs2113
Total Yards393180
Passing273127
Rushing12053
Penalties9-906-60
3rd Down Conversions5-123-10
4th Down Conversions0-00-1
Turnovers11
Possession33:5326:07

Passing Leaders

Alabama A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mason21/322738.521
Alabama StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Speight10/24994.111

Rushing Leaders

Alabama A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
Banks18673.7115
Mason8496.1013
Alabama StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Speight14402.9015
Rickerson177.007

Receiving Leaders

Alabama A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harris715722.4257
Carlock33311.0015
Alabama StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Andrews45213.0124
Mathis33110.3021

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERAAMUALST
TD14:42Thomas Harris 57 Yd Pass From Deaunte Mason (Jeremy Licea Kick) 70
TD05:53Nick Andrews 24 Yd Pass From Anthony Speight (Jake King Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERAAMUALST
TD05:35Thomas Harris 22 Yd Pass From Deaunte Mason (Jeremy Licea Kick) 147
THIRD QUARTERAAMUALST
TD04:15Ulysses Banks 1 Yd Run (Jeremy Licea Kick) 217