Scores

Final

Texas Southern 21

(2-4, 1-4 SWAC)

Alabama A&M 24

(5-2, 4-1 SWAC)

Coverage: ESPNU

7:30 PM ET, October 13, 2011

Louis Crews Stadium, Huntsville, AL

1 2 3 4 T
TXSO 14 0 0 721
AAMU 0 17 0 724

Top Performers

Passing: D. Mason (AAMU) - 289 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: M. Gilbert (TXSO) - 25 CAR, 188 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: R. Samuel (TXSO) - 5 REC, 118 YDS

Alabama A&,M 24, Texas Southern 21

Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Reshaad DeJarnett caught a screen pass from Deaunte Mason and raced 70 yards for a touchdown with 4:15 left to help Alabama A&M win its fifth straight game, 24-21 over Texas Southern on Thursday night.

Mason also threw a 43-yard scoring pass to Terrance Pride in the third quarter, and finished 8 of 24 for 289 yards for the Bulldogs (5-2, 4-1 SWAC). Kaderius Lacey ran for 95 yards on 24 carries.

Martin Gilbert ran for 188 yards on 25 carries for Texas Southern (2-4, 1-4). He scored on an 84-yard run in the first quarter, and gave the Tigers a 21-17 lead with an 18-yarder with 4:44 left.

Riko Smalls was 15 of 35 for 265 yards for Texas Southern.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TXSO
AAMU
1st Downs1919
Total Yards430414
Passing265289
Rushing165125
Penalties9-1178-106
3rd Down Conversions6-182-10
4th Down Conversions1-60-0
Turnovers44
Possession33:1026:50

Passing Leaders

Texas SouthernC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Smalls15/352657.602
Alabama A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mason8/2428912.020

Rushing Leaders

Texas SouthernCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gilbert251887.5284
Wright12221.8114
Alabama A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lacey24954.0013
Mason5295.8012

Receiving Leaders

Texas SouthernRECYDSAVGTDLG
Samuel511823.6048
Anderson34214.0021
Alabama A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Smith311438.0072
DeJarnett17070.0170

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTXSOAAMU
TD02:12Marcus Wright 14 Yd Run (Wilbert Ortis Kick) 70
TD01:21Martin Gilbert 84 Yd Run (Wilbert Ortis Kick) 140
SECOND QUARTERTXSOAAMU
FG11:51Chance Wilson 22 Yd 143
TD07:03Bryan Nelson 3 Yd Run (Chance Wilson Kick) 1410
TD03:11Terrance Pride 43 Yd Pass From Deaunte Mason (Chance Wilson Kick) 1417
FOURTH QUARTERTXSOAAMU
TD04:44Martin Gilbert 18 Yd Run (Wilbert Ortis Kick) 2117
TD04:15Reshaad DeJarnett 70 Yd Pass From Deaunte Mason (Chance Wilson Kick) 2124