Sunday, October 14, 2012
Weekend of Oct. 11-13
Alcorn State Shuts Down Deaunte Mason To Upset Undefeated Alabama A&M
Alcorn State's defense held Alabama A&M star quarterback Deaunte Mason in check and spoiled A&M's homecoming with a 21-10 upset of the previously undefeated Bulldogs.
Mason, who had scored at least two touchdowns passing and running in each of the last four games, only mustered one TD pass, had 158 yards in the air and threw his first two interceptions of the season. Alcorn State (3-4, 3-2) was outgained 406 yards to 211, but avoid giving up big plays to Alabama A&M (6-1, 5-1).
A&M running back Kaderius Lacey scored the Bulldogs other touchdown and became the school's all-time rushing leader 205 yards on the day.
Trabis Ward's Four TD's Lead Undefeated TSU Over Southeast Missouri State
Running back Trabis Ward rushed for 267 yards and four touchdowns to power undefeated and 18th ranked Tennessee State to a 40-28 win over Southeast Missouri State.
Ward had touchdown runs of 7, 4, 1 and 30 as he helped the Tigers (7-0, 3-0) fend off a game Southeast Missouri State (2-4, 1-2) team. Ward's 267 yards on the ground for the game was the second-most in TSU history. Charles Anthony rushed for 285 against Samford in 2004.
Tennessee State is now only four FCS (Football Championship Series, which is the former Division I-AA) teams to remain undefeated so far this season. The others are Harvard, Lehigh, Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo and Lehigh.
Kameron Smith Passes Undefeated Winston Salem State to Win Over St. Augustine's
Photo by Winston Salem Journal
Kameron Smith shook off a fumble and an interception to pass for 347 yards and three touchdown to lead Winston Salem State to a 56-37 victory over St. Augustine's.
St. Augustine's (4-3, 2-2) came in looking to slow down a Rams team that has stormed through their CIAA schedule so far this season. That did not happen Saturday.
Smith's first two possessions resulted in turnovers, including a recovery of his fumble that was run back for a Falcons touchdown and their only lead of the game. But Smith, one of Division II's top quarterbacks, settled down to have another big day to lead the Rams (7-0, 4-0) to another easy victory.
Alcorn State 21, Alabama A&M 20
Mississippi Valley State 45, Grambling 21
Southern 34, Texas Southern 7
Jackson State 37, Alabama State 34
Hampton 28, Norfolk State 14
North Carolina A&T 38, Howard 10
Delaware State 31, South Carolina State 17
Florida A&M 44, Savannah State 3
North Carolina Central 24, Morgan State 20
Albany State 16, Morehouse 13
Lane 16, Point 10
Miles 45, Kentucky State 0
Fort Valley 38, Concordia 12
Clark Atlanta 14, Benedict 10
Tuskegee 16, Stillman 0 (Thursday, Oct. 11)
Virginia State 26, Bowie State 20 (OT)
Elizabeth City State 63, Lincoln 19
Shaw 48, Livingstone 20
Winston Salem State 56, St. Augustine's 37
Johnson C. Smith 35, Fayetteville State 18
University of Indianapolis 45, Central State 13
Tennessee State 40, Southeast Missouri 28
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