Scores

Final

Tenn St 38

(2-0)

7:00 PM ET, September 8, 2012

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN

1 2 3 4 T
JKST 3 3 6 012
TNST 0 21 10 738

Top Performers

Passing: M. German (TNST) - 137 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: T. Ward (TNST) - 22 CAR, 114 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: R. Richardson (JKST) - 6 REC, 91 YDS

Tennessee St. 38, Jackson St. 12

Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Trabis Ward ran roughshod over Jackson State, scoring three touchdowns in the second quarter to propel Tennessee State to a 38-12 non-conference victory Saturday night.

The Tigers (2-0) broke open the game in that quarter after Jackson State (0-2) had taken an early 3-0 lead. Tennessee State took the lead for good in the third quarter on a 13-play, 94-yard drive that culminated in Ward's 1-yard touchdown run. It was set up by Michael German's 32-yard pass to Vernon Frett.

Ward scored again on Tennessee State's next possession, this time on a 2-yard run. Later in the quarter, Ward broke loose for a 37-yarder, his third touchdown and a 21-6 halftime lead.

German later threw a 17-yard scoring pass to Devin Wilson.

The Tennessee State defense accounted for the last score. Daniel Fitzpatrick returned a Jackson State fumble 70 yards for the night's final touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
JKST
TNST
1st Downs2516
Total Yards382372
Passing336137
Rushing46235
Penalties5-309-85
3rd Down Conversions4-145-16
4th Down Conversions1-20-1
Turnovers51
Possession31:2828:32

Passing Leaders

Jackson StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Moore18/281846.601
Tennessee StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
German9/241375.711

Rushing Leaders

Jackson StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gooden4205.0011
Lee5183.6017
Tennessee StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ward221145.2347
Hooks10999.9051

Receiving Leaders

Jackson StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Richardson69115.2026
Drewery67412.3023
Tennessee StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Leonard13434.0034
Frett13232.0032

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERJKSTTNST
FG08:33Ryan Deising 35 Yd 30
SECOND QUARTERJKSTTNST
TD13:57Trabis Ward 1 Yd Run (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 37
TD07:44Trabis Ward 2 Yd Run (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 314
FG03:22Ryan Deising 23 Yd 614
TD02:43Trabis Ward 47 Yd Run (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 621
THIRD QUARTERJKSTTNST
FG11:07Jamin Godfrey 29 Yd 624
TD09:05Devin Wilson 17 Yd Pass From Michael German (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 631
TD01:32Clayton Moore 1 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 1231
FOURTH QUARTERJKSTTNST
TD07:16Daniel Fitzpatrick 70 Yd Fumble Return (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 1238