Scores

Final

Alabama State 31

(5-3, 5-2 SWAC)

Alabama A&M 13

(6-2, 5-2 SWAC)

3:30 PM ET, October 27, 2012

Legion Field (AL), Birmingham, AL

1 2 3 4 T
ALST 10 14 7 031
AAMU 6 7 0 013

Top Performers

Passing: G. Jenkins (ALST) - 264 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: I. Crowell (ALST) - 17 CAR, 60 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: D. Bell (ALST) - 2 REC, 70 YDS, 1 TD

Alabama St. 31, Alabama A&,M 13

Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Isaiah Crowell ran for two touchdowns as Alabama State closed with 21 unanswered points in a 31-13 win over Alabama A&M Saturday in the 71st Magic City Classic.

The Bulldogs led the Southwestern Athletic Conference showdown 13-10 early in the second quarter, but allowed three touchdowns to the Hornets to close out the contest. Crowell scored the first with a 9-yard run, leapfrogging Alabama State (5-3, 5-2) into a 17-13 lead.

Greg Jenkins followed up with a 9-yard TD run with 44 seconds left in the second quarter, then Crowell scored again early in the third from 3 yards out.

Jenkins was 10-of-15 passing for 264 yards and a touchdown. Crowell carried 17 times for 64 yards.

Alabama A&M (6-2, 5-2) managed just 29 yards rushing and was outgained 404-226. The loss drops the Bulldogs into a tie with Alabama State for first place in the SWAC's East Division.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ALST
AAMU
1st Downs1612
Total Yards419261
Passing264232
Rushing15529
Penalties10-958-90
3rd Down Conversions4-123-14
4th Down Conversions0-10-3
Turnovers20
Possession31:3028:30

Passing Leaders

Alabama StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jenkins10/1526417.611
Alabama A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mason17/371985.400

Rushing Leaders

Alabama StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Crowell17603.529
Cyrus12584.8018
Alabama A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lacey11423.8230
Isabelle133.003

Receiving Leaders

Alabama StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
McWilliams49423.5057
Bell27035.0162
Alabama A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Goldsby26834.0047
Pride5387.6014

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERALSTAAMU
FG10:11Bobby Wenzig 46 Yd 30
TD07:30DeMario Bell 62 Yd Pass From Greg Jenkins (Bobby Wenzig Kick) 100
TD04:23Kaderius Lacey 6 Yd Run (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed) 106
SECOND QUARTERALSTAAMU
TD14:40Kaderius Lacey 30 Yd Run (Chance Wilson Kick) 1013
TD07:35Isaiah Crowell 9 Yd Run (Bobby Wenzig Kick) 1713
TD00:44Greg Jenkins 9 Yd Run (Bobby Wenzig Kick) 2413
THIRD QUARTERALSTAAMU
TD12:04Isaiah Crowell 3 Yd Run (Bobby Wenzig Kick) 3113