Scores

Final

Alcorn State 27

(2-0, 1-0 SWAC)

Miss Valley St 9

(0-3, 0-2 SWAC)

5:00 PM ET, September 18, 2010

Rice-Totten Stadium, Itta Bena, MS

1 2 3 4 T
ALCN 14 7 6 027
MVSU 0 0 3 69

Top Performers

Passing: B. Bridge (USA) - 127 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: G. Nash (ALCN) - 20 CAR, 81 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Williams (TROY) - 6 REC, 69 YDS

Alcorn St. 27, MVSU 9

Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Edward Johnson scored two touchdowns, including one on a 70-yard punt return, and Alcorn State defeated Mississippi Valley State 27-9 Saturday.

Gabriel Nash added 81 rushing yards and a TD, and the Braves (2-0, 1-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) also scored on a blocked punt.

Christopher Watkins had the only touchdown for the Delta Devils (0-3, 0-2) on a 14-yard run early in the fourth quarter.

Johnson gave Alcorn State a 7-0 lead when he scored on a punt return with 8:47 left in the first quarter and his 1-yard TD reception from Brandon Bridge with 2:58 left in the first half put the Braves ahead 21-0.

The game was played at Soldier Field as part of the annual Chicago Football Classic.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ALCN
MVSU
1st Downs1514
Total Yards338265
Passing166152
Rushing172113
Penalties11-1046-44
3rd Down Conversions5-143-15
4th Down Conversions0-10-3
Turnovers32
Possession29:2830:32

Passing Leaders

Alcorn StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bridge10/171277.511
Mississippi Valley StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hughes18/371524.101

Rushing Leaders

Alcorn StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Nash20814.1114
Bridge8678.4050
Mississippi Valley StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Watkins14503.6123
Hughes7243.4013

Receiving Leaders

Alcorn StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Collier36622.0036
Johnson34214.0133
Mississippi Valley StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Williams66911.5026
Roberts4307.5015

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERALCNMVSU
TD08:47Edward Johnson 70 Yd Punt Return (Arturo Tamayo Kick) 70
TD07:12Jacqu Caldwell 0 Yd Return Of Blocked Punt (Arturo Tamayo Kick) 140
SECOND QUARTERALCNMVSU
TD02:58Edward Johnson 1 Yd Pass From Brandon Bridge (Arturo Tamayo Kick) 210
THIRD QUARTERALCNMVSU
FG04:27Carlos Sanchez 23 Yd 213
TD01:25Gabriel Nash 1 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 273
FOURTH QUARTERALCNMVSU
TD13:46Chris Watkins 14 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 279