Good morning…Let’s get right to it…….In a much anticipated match up , Alcorn State celebrated it’s Homecoming but it was Grambling that celebrated the victory. With the Braves only needing the extra point try to send the game into an extra Overtime, the Tigers blocked an extra point try to seal the deal on ESPN3. The GMEN walked out with a 35-34 victory on the reservation. Tigers RB Montiez Carter 133 yards and 1 TD paced the Tigers attack. QB Johnathan Williams 141 yards and 3tds paced the air game. Braves QB John Gibbs 222 yards and 1TD paced the Braves offense. This match up was heated at times however, many are predicting a rematch in December. Stay tuned.
In another heated contest, PVAMU spoiled the party for Southern as the Panthers upset the JAGS in front of a standing room crowd of alumni and fans alike 47-42. PVAMU’S RB Johnata Hebert , a Baton Rouge native put on a show infront of his hometown crowd. Hebert 125 yards and 2 TD’s paced the Panthers offense. QB Trey Green 339 and 2tds paced the Panthers Air game. Southern’s QB Austin Howard 377 yards and 3tds paced the Jaguars. WR Randall Mernard 138 yards and 1td paced the Jags pass catchers.
Coach Daryl Asberry and his TSU Tigers did what they needed to do to gain momentum heading into the showdown with Southern by defeating MVSU 49-21 in the Delta. QB Avion Hurts 311 yards and 6tds paced the Tigers. WR Derrick Griffin 178 yards and 3tds paced the Tigers receiving corps. MVSU QB Thurston 209 yards and 3tds paced the Devils.
AAMU keeps having Jackson State ‘s number as the Bulldogs welcomed temporary Coach Derrick McCall and his Tigers to Huntsville with a 28-22 victory at Crews Stadium. AAMU QB Damion May 110 yards and 2tds paced the Bulldog offense. WR Johnathan Dorsey 2tds paced the Bulldogs air game.