Scores

Final/OT

Grambling St 34

(8-2, 7-1 SWAC)

Texas Southern 41

(7-3, 7-1 SWAC)

Coverage: ESPN Classic

7:30 PM ET, November 11, 2010

BBVA COMPASS STADIUM, HOUSTON, TX

1 2 3 4 OT T
GRAM 10 17 7 0 034
TXSO 7 10 0 17 741

Top Performers

Passing: A. Carrothers (GRAM) - 120 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: A. Nelson (TXSO) - 21 CAR, 147 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Anderson (TXSO) - 6 REC, 93 YDS

Texas Southern 41, Grambling St. 34, OT

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Arvell Nelson scored on a 10-yard touchdown run in overtime and Texas Southern rallied to beat Grambling State 41-34 on Thursday night.

Texas Southern scored 24 unanswered points after Anthony Carrothers' 1-yard run gave Grambling a 34-17 lead with 4:11 left in the third quarter.

Martin Gilbert had a 1-yard touchdown run early in the fourth, Nelson tossed a 23-yard TD pass to Richard Samuel and Robert Hersh tied it with a 20-yard field goal with 15 seconds remaining.

Marcus Wright rushed for 171 yards and a touchdown for Texas Southern (7-3, 7-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which finished with 370 yards on the ground. Nelson had 21 carries for 147 yards and two scores, and threw for 171 yards and a TD.

Grambling's Edward Patterson had a 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and Derrick Wilhite returned an interception 38 yards for another score.

Grambling (8-2, 7-1) finished with 220 yards, just 90 through the air.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GRAM
TXSO
1st Downs926
Total Yards220541
Passing90171
Rushing130370
Penalties10-9513-120
3rd Down Conversions2-107-18
4th Down Conversions0-22-2
Turnovers23
Possession22:0137:59

Passing Leaders

Grambling StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Carrothers6/181206.711
Texas SouthernC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Nelson14/231717.413

Rushing Leaders

Grambling StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Carrothers15674.5141
Warren14614.4031
Texas SouthernCARYDSAVGTDLG
Wright321715.3140
Nelson211477.0216

Receiving Leaders

Grambling StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Thompson26934.5164
Louis22613.0014
Texas SouthernRECYDSAVGTDLG
Anderson69315.5042
Osborne4317.8011

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERGRAMTXSO
FG13:02Zoltan Riazzo 38 Yd 30
TD05:40Marcus Wright 4 Yd Run. (Robert Hersh Kick) 37
TD04:39Kiare Thompson 64 Yd Pass From Anthony Carrothers. (Zoltan Riazzo Kick) 107
SECOND QUARTERGRAMTXSO
TD14:38Arvell Nelson 1 Yd Run. (Robert Hersh Kick) 1014
FG10:03Robert Hersh 39 Yd 1017
TD09:55Edward Patterson 95 Yd Kickoff Return. (Zoltan Riazzo Kick) 1717
TD08:49Derrick Wilhite 38 Yd Interception Return. (Zoltan Riazzo Kick) 2417
FG00:00Zoltan Riazzo 31 Yd 2717
THIRD QUARTERGRAMTXSO
TD04:11Anthony Carrothers 1 Yd Run. (Zoltan Riazzo Kick) 3417
FOURTH QUARTERGRAMTXSO
TD12:38Martin Gilbert 1 Yd Run. (Robert Hersh Kick) 3424
TD07:04Richard Samuel 23 Yd Pass From Arvell Nelson. (Robert Hersh Kick) 3431
FG00:15Robert Hersh 20 Yd 3434
OVERTIMEGRAMTXSO
TDArvell Nelson 10 Yd Run. (Robert Hersh Kick) 3441