Scores

Final

Sacramento St 27

(4-2, 2-1 Big Sky)

Southern Utah 22

(2-4, 1-2 Big Sky)

3:00 PM ET, October 6, 2012

Eccles Coliseum, CEDAR CITY, UT

1 2 3 4 T
SAC 7 0 13 727
SUU 3 13 6 022

Top Performers

Passing: B. Sorensen (SUU) - 327 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: G. Safron (SAC) - 12 CAR, 91 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: M. Jessop (SUU) - 6 REC, 115 YDS

Sacramento St. 27, S. Utah 22

Associated Press

CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Sacramento State came from behind in the fourth quarter to beat Southern Utah 27-22 on Saturday afternoon.

Garrett Safron was 21 of 29 attempts for 192 passing yards, including a 23-yard pass to Morris Norrise for a touchdown. In the third quarter, the Hornets (4-2, 2-1 Big Sky) turned up the scoring. Safron kept the ball and scored two touchdowns, including one following a 63-yard run. AJ Ellis scored on 2-yard run in the fourth to put the Hornets on top.

Brad Sorenson was 20 of 32 attempts for 327 passing yards for Southern Utah (2-4, 1-2 Big Sky). Griff McNabb scored on a 28-yard pass from Sorenson, and Colton Cook made three field goals, including a 43-yarder, and an extra point to put Southern Utah up 16-7 at halftime. But Southern Utah was unable to score in the fourth quarter.

The Hornets last won back-to-back road games in 2008.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SAC
SUU
1st Downs1816
Total Yards350388
Passing192327
Rushing15861
Penalties7-354-35
3rd Down Conversions10-178-16
4th Down Conversions0-00-1
Turnovers21
Possession30:1029:50

Passing Leaders

Sacramento StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Safron21/291926.612
Southern UtahC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sorensen20/3232710.211

Rushing Leaders

Sacramento StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Safron12917.6263
Graham15483.209
Southern UtahCARYDSAVGTDLG
Wilson17472.817
Crawfordharris6183.006

Receiving Leaders

Sacramento StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Norrise35919.7130
Knowles4297.3010
Southern UtahRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jessop611519.2082
Brown27537.5043

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSACSUU
FG09:27Colton Cook 33 Yd 03
TD04:07Morris Norrise 23 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron (Edgar Castaneda Kick) 73
SECOND QUARTERSACSUU
FG12:14Colton Cook 18 Yd 76
TD00:53Griff McNabb 28 Yd Pass From Brad Sorensen (Colton Cook Kick) 713
FG00:00Colton Cook 43 Yd 716
THIRD QUARTERSACSUU
TD13:40Garrett Safron 63 Yd Run (Edgar Castaneda Kick) 1416
TD08:58Brian Wilson 1 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 1422
TD03:55Garrett Safron 8 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 2022
FOURTH QUARTERSACSUU
TD09:18A.J. Ellis 2 Yd Run (Edgar Castaneda Kick) 2722