Scores

Final

Alabama A&M 9

(1-2, 0-1 SWAC)

Texas Southern 32

(1-2, 1-1 SWAC)

1:00 PM ET, September 18, 2010

1 2 3 4 T
AAMU 3 6 0 09
TXSO 3 7 2 2032

Top Performers

Passing: A. Nelson (TXSO) - 288 YDS, 2 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: T. Green (TXSO) - 10 CAR, 87 YDS

Receiving: J. Anderson (TXSO) - 7 REC, 201 YDS, 1 TD

Texas Southern 32, Alabama A&,M 9

Associated Press

HOUSTON, -- Joseph Anderson finished with 201 receiving yards and a touchdown and Derricus Purdy scored on an interception return as Texas Southern defeated Alabama A&M 32-9 Saturday.

Arvell Nelson added 288 passing yards and two touchdowns for the Tigers (1-2, 1-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference).

Chance Wilson kicked three field goals for the Bulldogs (1-2, 0-1), who were outgained 400-197.

Anderson caught seven passes, including a 61-yard TD late in the fourth quarter.

Purdy's 27-yard return with 11:43 to play gave Texas Southern a 19-9 lead and its first double-digit advantage. The Tigers pulled away when James Davis scored on a 10-yard pass five minutes later.

Marcus Wright rushed for a TD in the first half, and Zack Gallow had a safety.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AAMU
TXSO
1st Downs916
Total Yards197400
Passing112310
Rushing8590
Penalties5-3111-92
3rd Down Conversions2-166-13
4th Down Conversions0-11-2
Turnovers33
Possession32:0927:51

Passing Leaders

Alabama A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mason16/271074.002
Texas SouthernC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Nelson14/2628811.122

Rushing Leaders

Alabama A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
Green10878.7048
Lacey581.606
Texas SouthernCARYDSAVGTDLG
Wright16472.9111
Smalls33210.7015

Receiving Leaders

Alabama A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Smith45914.8040
Milton22613.0026
Texas SouthernRECYDSAVGTDLG
Anderson720128.7161
Osbourne24321.5022

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERAAMUTXSO
FG06:54Robert Hersh 24 Yd 03
FG04:37Chance Wilson 37 Yd 33
SECOND QUARTERAAMUTXSO
FG13:27Chance Wilson 27 Yd 63
TD03:02Marcus Wright 1 Yd Run (Robert Hersh Kick) 610
FG00:07Chance Wilson 24 Yd 910
THIRD QUARTERAAMUTXSO
SF08:49Tony Green Tackled By In End Zone 912
FOURTH QUARTERAAMUTXSO
TD11:43Derik Puridy 27 Yd Interception Return (Robert Hersh Kick) 919
TD08:47James Davis 10 Yd Pass From Arvell Nelson (Robert Hersh Kick) 926
TD04:08Joseph Anderson 61 Yd Pass From Arvell Nelson (Pat Blocked) 932