Scores

Final

Cent Arkansas 38

(1-0, 1-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, September 1, 2011

Estes Stadium, Conway, AR

1 2 3 4 T
HEN 0 0 0 1414
CARK 7 7 10 1438

Top Performers

Passing: N. Dick (CARK) - 280 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: T. Bobo (CARK) - 12 CAR, 43 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Croom (CARK) - 6 REC, 79 YDS, 1 TD

Cent. Arkansas 38, Henderson St. 14

Associated Press

CONWAY, Ark. -- Nathan Dick threw for 280 yards and three touchdowns, and Central Arkansas beat Henderson State 38-14 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.

Dick connected with Al Lasker, Dominique Croom and Derrick Steele on touchdown passes of 40, 34 and 21 yards, respectively. Terence Bobo and Roosevelt Tyler added rushing touchdowns for the Bears, and Eddie Camara kicked a 42-yard field goal.

Jarvis Smith led the Reddies, a Division II school, with 17 carries for 87 yards. Nathan Nall was 18 of 34 for 158 yards passing, with one touchdown and one interception.

Central Arkansas led 31-0 with 13:57 left in the fourth quarter after Lasker's 40-yard touchdown catch. The Bears finished with 429 yards of total offense.

The crowd of 12,755 was a record at Estes Stadium.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HEN
CARK
1st Downs1424
Total Yards271429
Passing158321
Rushing113108
Penalties12-955-55
3rd Down Conversions0-126-14
4th Down Conversions2-32-3
Turnovers22
Possession25:4734:13

Passing Leaders

Henderson StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Nall18/341584.611
Central ArkansasC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dick27/362807.831

Rushing Leaders

Henderson StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Smith17875.1029
Valentin4225.5110
Central ArkansasCARYDSAVGTDLG
Bobo12433.6112
Tyler33511.7131

Receiving Leaders

Henderson StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Scott33511.7124
McGrath23417.0021
Central ArkansasRECYDSAVGTDLG
Croom67913.2134
Grandy77610.9036

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHENCARK
TD07:07Derrick Steele 21 Yd Pass From Nathan Dick (Eduardo Camara Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERHENCARK
TD14:13Terence Bobo 4 Yd Run (Eduardo Camara Kick) 014
THIRD QUARTERHENCARK
FG08:34Eduardo Camara 42 Yd 017
TD01:45Dominique Croom 34 Yd Pass From Nathan Dick (Eduardo Camara Kick) 024
FOURTH QUARTERHENCARK
TD13:57Al Lasker 40 Yd Pass From Nathan Dick (Eduardo Camara Kick) 031
TD07:21Jazz Scott 7 Yd Pass From Nathan Nall (Charles Gonsalves Kick) 731
TD05:09Roosevelt Tyler 31 Yd Run (Eduardo Camara Kick) 738
TD01:23Israel Valentin 9 Yd Run (Charles Gonsalves Kick) 1438