Scores

Final/OT

Sacramento St 63

(1-2, 1-0 home)

9:05 PM ET, September 14, 2013

Hornet Stadium, Sacramento, CA

1 2 3 4 OT T
SOU 14 14 14 14 056
SAC 14 21 0 21 763

Top Performers

Passing: G. Safron (SAC) - 368 YDS, 7 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: E. Graham (SAC) - 24 CAR, 166 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Carter (SAC) - 12 REC, 122 YDS, 5 TD

Sacramento State beats Southern Oregon 63-56 in OT

Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Garrett Safron threw a career-high seven touchdowns, including the 14-yard game-winner to DeAndre Carter, to rally Sacramento State past Southern Oregon 63-56 in overtime on Saturday night.

Southern Oregon's Melvin Mason broke loose for a 59-yard touchdown to put Southern Oregon up 56-49 with 1:48 to play in regulation. Sacramento State (1-2) quickly answered on a Carter 6-yard pass from Safron with 1 second remaining to send the game into overtime.

Both Safron and Carter set school records for touchdowns. Carter finished with five TDs, two in the fourth quarter.

Safron was 34 of 52 for 368 yards and added 51 yards on the ground.

Southern Oregon (0-3) tied the game at 49 when Austin Dodge hit Dylan Young for a 36-yard touchdown. Dodge threw for six touchdowns.

The Raiders, set a FCS record by averaging 642 offensive yards per game last season, had 599 total yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SOU
SAC
1st Downs2634
Total Yards599639
Passing366368
Rushing233271
Penalties7-5913-129
3rd Down Conversions9-188-17
4th Down Conversions0-11-1
Turnovers02
Possession25:1534:45

Passing Leaders

Southern OregonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dodge27/573666.460
Sacramento StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Safron34/523687.171

Rushing Leaders

Southern OregonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Mason2023611.8276
Marshall441.005
Sacramento StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Graham241666.9153
Warren11544.919

Receiving Leaders

Southern OregonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Retzlaff714220.3275
Young48421.0136
Sacramento StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Carter1212210.2522
Norrise10969.6224

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSOUSAC
SOUTD10:41Melvin Mason 3 Yd Pass From Austin Dodge. (Aldrick Rosas Kick) 70
TD08:37Ezekiel Graham 53 Yd Run. (Jesse Aguilar Kick) 77
SOUTD08:26Ryan Retzlaff 75 Yd Pass From Austin Dodge. (Aldrick Rosas Kick) 147
TD03:06Demetrius Warren 1 Yd Run. (Jesse Aguilar Kick) 1414
SECOND QUARTERSOUSAC
SOUTD13:30Matt Retzlaff 9 Yd Pass From Austin Dodge. (Aldrick Rosas Kick) 2114
SOUTD08:53Matt Retzlaff 2 Yd Pass From Austin Dodge. (Aldrick Rosas Kick) 2814
TD05:24DeAndre Carter 12 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron. (Jesse Aguilar Kick) 2821
TD02:11Morris Norrise 24 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron. (Jesse Aguilar Kick) 2828
TD00:20DeAndre Carter 7 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron. (Jesse Aguilar Kick) 2835
THIRD QUARTERSOUSAC
SOUTD11:03Ryan Retzlaff 31 Yd Pass From Austin Dodge. (Aldrick Rosas Kick) 3535
SOUTD05:02Melvin Mason 76 Yd Run. (Aldrick Rosas Kick) 4235
FOURTH QUARTERSOUSAC
TD13:31Morris Norrise 5 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron. (Jesse Aguilar Kick) 4242
TD07:39DeAndre Carter 22 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron. (Jesse Aguilar Kick) 4249
SOUTD04:43Dylan Young 36 Yd Pass From Austin Dodge. (Aldrick Rosas Kick) 4949
SOUTD01:48Melvin Mason 59 Yd Run. (Aldrick Rosas Kick) 5649
TD00:01DeAndre Carter 6 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron. (Jesse Aguilar Kick) 5656
OVERTIMESOUSAC
TDDeAndre Carter 14 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron. (Jesse Aguilar Kick) 5663