Scores

Final

Jackson State 45

(1-2, 1-0 SWAC)

Texas Southern 35

(1-2, 1-1 SWAC)

8:30 PM ET, September 15, 2012

BBVA COMPASS STADIUM, HOUSTON, TX

1 2 3 4 T
JKST 7 7 17 1445
TXSO 7 14 0 1435

Top Performers

Passing: C. Moore (JKST) - 363 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: C. Moore (JKST) - 21 CAR, 101 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: R. Richardson (JKST) - 8 REC, 235 YDS, 3 TD

Jackson St. 45, Texas Southern 35

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Clayton Moore passed for three touchdowns and ran for three more to lead the Jackson State Tigers over the Texas Southern Tigers 45-35.

Moore ran for 101 yards and completed 18 of 36 passes for 363 yards. Moore connected with Rico Richardson on a 44-yard pass for a touchdown. Richardson caught two other passes for touchdowns.

Texas Southern (1-2, 1-1 SWAC) led 21-14 at halftime, but Jackson State scored 17 points in the third quarter.

Rudolph Johnson ran for a touchdown and completed 11 of 21 passes for 184 yards and three touchdowns. The Jackson State defense sacked him six times. Edward Perkins-Loving ran for a touchdown and Fred Plummer, Tory Allen-Ford and Harry Brown caught passes from Johnson for touchdowns.

The game was the SWAC opener for JSU (1-2). The game was played in Texas Southern's new home, the BBVA Compass Stadium in downtown Houston.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
JKST
TXSO
1st Downs2614
Total Yards542278
Passing363184
Rushing17994
Penalties8-555-50
3rd Down Conversions11-164-12
4th Down Conversions1-10-2
Turnovers20
Possession32:3227:28

Passing Leaders

Jackson StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Moore18/3636310.130
Texas SouthernC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Johnson11/211848.830

Rushing Leaders

Jackson StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Moore211014.8320
Gooden8364.5015
Texas SouthernCARYDSAVGTDLG
Perkins-Loving14815.8143
Denson273.505

Receiving Leaders

Jackson StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Richardson823529.4367
Drewery36421.3028
Texas SouthernRECYDSAVGTDLG
Plummer37424.7153
Allen-Ford26030.0152

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERJKSTTXSO
TD12:13Tory Allen-Ford 52 Yd Pass From Rudy Johnson (Robert Hersh Kick) 07
TD10:46Rico Richardson 12 Yd Pass From Clayton Moore (Ryan Deising Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERJKSTTXSO
TD13:00Rudy Johnson 21 Yd Run (Robert Hersh Kick) 714
TD09:42Rico Richardson 44 Yd Pass From Clayton Moore (Ryan Deising Kick) 1414
TD01:30Fred Plummer 53 Yd Pass From Rudy Johnson (Robert Hersh Kick) 1421
THIRD QUARTERJKSTTXSO
TD10:52Clayton Moore 3 Yd Run (Ryan Deising Kick) 2121
FG04:52Ryan Deising 27 Yd 2421
TD02:37Clayton Moore 1 Yd Run (Ryan Deising Kick) 3121
FOURTH QUARTERJKSTTXSO
TD10:17Harry Brown 13 Yd Pass From Rudy Johnson (Robert Hersh Kick) 3128
TD09:13Edward Perkins-Loving 5 Yd Run (Robert Hersh Kick) 3135
TD06:03Clayton Moore 5 Yd Run (Ryan Deising Kick) 3835
TD01:25Rico Richardson 25 Yd Pass From Clayton Moore (Ryan Deising Kick) 4535