Scores

Final

AR-Pine Bluff 12

(0-1, 0-1 home)

6:00 PM ET, September 3, 2011

1 2 3 4 T
LAN 0 0 9 1019
ARPB 0 0 0 1212

Top Performers

Passing: B. Anderson (ARPB) - 278 YDS, 1 TD, 3 INT

Rushing: S. Jones (ARPB) - 4 CAR, 7 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: M. Howard (ARPB) - 4 REC, 56 YDS, 1 TD

Langston 19, Ark.-Pine Bluff 12

Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Terrance Walker returned a fumble five yards for a touchdown to lead an opportunistic Langston defense as the NAIA school defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 19-12 in Saturday's season opener.

In the Delta Classic 4 Literacy, Langston forced five turnovers against the Golden Lions, an FCS school that went 5-6 last season. Darrion Lewis threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Carlos Ross, and Anthony Fernandez kicked two field goals.

The Golden Lions outgained Langston 313-246 but were denied points on their first four visits inside the 25-yard line, thanks to a fumble, interception and two missed field goals.

Walker's score gave Langston a 16-0 lead 14 seconds into the fourth quarter. Arkansas Pine-Bluff made it 16-12 with a 25-yard touchdown pass from Benjamin Anderson to Mareo Howard and a 1-yard run by Stephen Jones, but got no closer.

Located in Langston, Okla., the Lions went 6-4 in 2010. Mickey Joseph, who quarterbacked Nebraska to nine wins in 1990, is the program's interim coach.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LAN
ARPB
1st Downs1416
Total Yards246313
Passing113278
Rushing13335
Penalties9-1098-60
3rd Down Conversions6-175-15
4th Down Conversions0-01-2
Turnovers15
Possession38:1221:48

Passing Leaders

LangstonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lewis15/24954.011
Arkansas-Pine BluffC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Anderson21/362787.713

Rushing Leaders

LangstonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ross17352.1018
Lewis10313.1011
Arkansas-Pine BluffCARYDSAVGTDLG
Moore9161.807
Anderson10131.3011

Receiving Leaders

LangstonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Ross6498.2124
Bonner23216.0018
Arkansas-Pine BluffRECYDSAVGTDLG
Moore36020.0048
Howard45614.0125

Scoring Summary

THIRD QUARTERLANARPB
LANTD13:19Carlos Ross 24 Yd Pass From Darrion Lewis (Pat Blocked) 60
LANFG02:42Anthony Fernandez 43 Yd 90
FOURTH QUARTERLANARPB
LANTD14:46Terrance Walker 5 Yd Fumble Return (Anthony Fernandez Kick) 160
TD13:32Mareo Howard 25 Yd Pass From Benjamin Anderson (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 166
TD06:43Stephen Jones 1 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 1612
LANFG01:13Anthony Fernandez 41 Yd 1912