Scores

Final

Jackson State 18

(5-2, 3-2 SWAC)

Texas Southern 21

(4-3, 4-1 SWAC)

1:00 PM ET, October 23, 2010

1 2 3 4 T
JKST 7 0 0 1118
TXSO 0 0 14 721

Top Performers

Passing: C. Therriault (JKST) - 256 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: A. Nelson (TXSO) - 16 CAR, 115 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: M. Wilder (JKST) - 8 REC, 75 YDS, 1 TD

Texas Southern 21, Jackson St. 18

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Marcus Wright ran for 139 yards and a touchdown and Arvell Nelson added 115 rushing yards and two scores as Texas Southern held off Jackson State 21-18 Saturday.

Wright rushed 26 times while Nelson scored on a 12-yard run and a 1-yarder and passed for 62 yards.

Texas Southern (4-3, 4-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) finished with 295 yards on the ground while holding Jackson State (5-2, 3-2) to minus-6.

Jackson State's Casey Therriault threw for 256 yards and connected with Marcellos Wilder on an 10-yard TD pass. Kerry Hoskins had a 32-yard interception return for a touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
JKST
TXSO
1st Downs1719
Total Yards250357
Passing25662
Rushing-6295
Penalties11-14715-153
3rd Down Conversions5-168-20
4th Down Conversions0-00-1
Turnovers24
Possession24:3735:23

Passing Leaders

Jackson StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Therriault18/482565.311
Texas SouthernC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Nelson5/19623.301

Rushing Leaders

Jackson StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Moreland6152.506
Lee691.5010
Texas SouthernCARYDSAVGTDLG
Wright261395.3143
Nelson161157.2236

Receiving Leaders

Jackson StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mayes38829.3037
Wilder8759.4118
Texas SouthernRECYDSAVGTDLG
Davis23919.5024
Osborne11717.0017

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERJKSTTXSO
TD12:19Kerry Hoskins 32 Yd Interception Return (David Reed Gallagher Kick) 70
THIRD QUARTERJKSTTXSO
TD11:26Arvell Nelson 12 Yd Run (Robert Hersh Kick) 77
TD04:06Marcus Wright 7 Yd Run (Robert Hersh Kick) 714
FOURTH QUARTERJKSTTXSO
FG10:38David Reed Gallagher 32 Yd 1014
TD06:24Arvell Nelson 1 Yd Run (Robert Hersh Kick) 1021
TD01:51Marcellos Wilder 10 Yd Pass From Casey Therriault (Casey Therriault Pass To Renty Rollins For Two-Point Conversion) 1821