NACOGDOCHES, Texas. -- Brady Attaway threw six touchdown passes for Stephen F Austin in a 55-41 victory over Nicholls State Saturday.
After being tied at 14 entering the second quarter, Attaway threw four touchdown passes to give Stephen F Austin a 42-21 lead at the half. He threw one more touchdown midway through the fourth quarter, ending the game 35 of 50 for 337 yards. Joshawa West had a game-high 175 yards rushing for the Lumberjacks (3-4, 1-1 Southland).
Quarterback Tuskani Figaro responded to Attaway's second quarter rally with two rushing touchdowns in the third, cutting the deficit to 42-35 for Nicholls State (4-3, 1-1). The Colonels ended the game with four rushing touchdowns, despite the loss of Senior running back Marcus Washington after a knee injury in last week's game against Northwestern State. Washington, who ranks fifth in the Southland in rushing, is out for the season.
Brogan Roback pass complete to Sam Browning for 6 yds for a TD
Houston's Greg Ward's pass is almost intercepted, then goes off Demarcus Ayers' should pads to pop in the air before Ayers makes the diving catch to complete the unorthodox 23 yard gain. Houston would score on the drive to go up 14-7.
Brandon Wilson run for 14 yds to the Navy 9 for a 1ST down
Chris Blewitt 25 yd FG GOOD
Robert Stein 37 yd FG MISSED
Tyler Boyd run for 30 yds to the MiaFl 38 for a 1ST down
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