Jackson State Tigers (5-4)


Jackson St. beats Alabama St., keeps SWAC title hopes alive

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Ryan Theyard scored on a 19-yard interception return and Jackson State held the Alabama State offense scoreless in a 20-2 win on Saturday.

Both teams entered the game in the running for the Southwest Athletic Conference East Division title and the Tigers (5-4, 4-2) eliminated the Hornets (3-6, 2-3) from contention. Jackson State visits Alcorn State next Saturday with the winner advancing to the SWAC Championship game.

Christian Jacquemin opened the scoring with a 37-yard field goal with 2:27 left in the first quarter. Theyard's pick-6 came 14 seconds later.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: J. Hayes912
Passing TDs: J. Hayes6
Rushing Yards: J. Johnson528
Rushing TDs: J. Johnson3
Receiving Yards: W. Newman219
Receiving TDs: R. Shumake2
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2018
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 at Southern Miss L 7 - 55
9/8 at Tennessee State Postponed
9/15 at Florida A&M W 18 - 16
9/29 vs. Alabama A&M L 16 - 21
10/6 at Arkansas-Pine Bluff W 30 - 27
10/13 vs. Mississippi Valley State W 23 - 7
10/20 vs. North Alabama L 7 - 24
10/27 at Southern University L 7 - 41
11/3 vs. Prairie View A&M W 34 - 28
11/10 at Alabama State W 20 - 2
11/17 at Alcorn State 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
Southwestern Athletic
East
  Conference Overall
Alcorn State 5-1 7-3
Jackson State 4-2 5-4
Alabama A&M 4-3 5-5
Alabama State 2-3 3-6
Mississippi Valley State 1-4 1-8
West
  Conference Overall
Southern 5-1 6-3
Grambling State 5-2 6-4
Prairie View A&M 2-3 3-6
Texas Southern 1-4 2-7
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0-6 1-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2551 (117)
Passing Yards: 1465 (108)
Rushing Yards: 1086 (99)
Points per game: 18.0 (110)
Yards per game: 283.4 (113)
Touchdowns: 15 (119)
Field Goals: 15 (10)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3145 (23)
Passing Yards: 1915 (41)
Rushing Yards: 1230 (25)
Points per game: 24.6 (42)
Yards per game: 349.4 (36)
Touchdowns: 23 (19)
Field Goals: 5 (15)
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