Scores

Final

Cent Arkansas 49

(9-2, 5-1 Southland)

SF Austin 41

(4-7, 2-4 Southland)

7:00 PM ET, November 15, 2008

Homer Bryce Stadium, Nacogdoches, TX

1 2 3 4 T
CARK 7 21 7 1449
SFA 17 10 14 041

Top Performers

Passing: J. Moses (SFA) - 421 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: B. Grimes (CARK) - 36 CAR, 145 YDS, 5 TD

Receiving: M. Branson (CARK) - 8 REC, 95 YDS, 2 TD

Cent. Arkansas 49, Stephen F.Austin 41

Associated Press

NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Brent Grimes tied a school record with five rushing touchdowns to lead Central Arkansas to a 49-41 win over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night.

Grimes finished with 145 yards rushing and caught eight passes for 74 yards for the Bears (9-2, 5-1 Southland). Nathan Brown completed 31-of-40 passes for 335 yards and two touchdowns, both to Marquez Branson.

Jeremy Moses completed 28-of-47 passes for 421 yards and three touchdowns for Stephen F. Austin (4-7, 2-4). He threw one interception.

Cornel Tarrant ran for 82 yards on 16 carries for the Lumberjacks. He caught three passes for 66 yards.

Phillip Johnson made two defensive plays in the fourth quarter to help win the game for Central Arkansas.

Johnson, who missed the past two games with a broken hand and played Saturday with a cast, intercepted a pass with 11:05 left in the game. With 4:16 to play, he knocked away a fourth-and-goal pass in the end zone.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CARK
SFA
1st Downs3324
Total Yards524480
Passing335421
Rushing18959
Penalties5-454-30
3rd Down Conversions12-166-12
4th Down Conversions2-41-2
Turnovers12
Possession38:3021:30

Passing Leaders

Central ArkansasC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Brown31/403358.420
Stephen F. AustinC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Moses28/474219.031

Rushing Leaders

Central ArkansasCARYDSAVGTDLG
Grimes361454.0517
Brown10464.6019
Stephen F. AustinCARYDSAVGTDLG
Tarrant16825.1216
Ross231.504

Receiving Leaders

Central ArkansasRECYDSAVGTDLG
Branson89511.9222
Grimes8749.3053
Stephen F. AustinRECYDSAVGTDLG
Parks310234.0159
Edison67212.0135

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCARKSFA
TD12:37Cornell Tarrant 2 Yd Run (Cory Long Kick) 07
TD07:56Marquez Branson 7 Yd Pass From Nathan Brown (Eddie Carmona Kick) 77
FG05:44Cory Long 36 Yd 710
TD01:14Cornell Tarrant 16 Yd Run (Cory Long Kick) 717
SECOND QUARTERCARKSFA
TD11:35Brent Grimes 1 Yd Run (Eddie Carmona Kick) 1417
TD10:50Contrevious Parks 59 Yd Pass From Jeremy Moses (Cory Long Kick) 1424
TD07:36Brent Grimes 4 Yd Run (Eddie Carmona Kick) 2124
FG04:48Cory Long 42 Yd 2127
TD01:07Brent Grimes 4 Yd Run (Eddie Carmona Kick) 2827
THIRD QUARTERCARKSFA
TD09:32Dominique Edison 3 Yd Pass From Jeremy Moses (Cory Long Kick) 2834
TD06:07Brent Grimes 12 Yd Run (Eddie Carmona Kick) 3534
TD04:07Marcus Taylor 12 Yd Pass From Jeremy Moses (Cory Long Kick) 3541
FOURTH QUARTERCARKSFA
TD13:49Brent Grimes 2 Yd Run (Eddie Carmona Kick) 4241
TD07:39Marquez Branson 12 Yd Pass From Nathan Brown (Eddie Carmona Kick) 4941