(1-2, 0-1 SWAC)
(1-2, 1-1 SWAC)
1:00 PM ET, September 18, 2010
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
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.