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Alcorn State Braves (10-3)


Thu. 9/3 Sat. 9/12 Sat. 9/19 Sat. 9/26 Sat. 10/17
@ GaTech
TBA
@ AlSt
TBA
vs. MsVl
TBA
vs. ConCol
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vs. Gram
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Alcorn State beats Southern 38-24 for SWAC title

HOUSTON (AP) It took 20 years, but Alcorn State can once again be called champions.

John Gibbs, Jr. threw for 245 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday to lead Alcorn State to a 38-24 win over the Southern for their first win in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game.

Gibbs was 20 of 30 and added 132 yards rushing as Alcorn State (10-3) won its first conference championship since 1994 when they were co-champions with Grambling State and first outright since 1992.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: J. Gibbs Jr.2482
Passing TDs: J. Gibbs Jr.21
Rushing Yards: J. Gibbs Jr.1006
Rushing TDs: A. Baker13
Receiving Yards: J. Payne463
Receiving TDs: J. Payne5
Interceptions: D. Francois5
Schedule 2015
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 at 8 Georgia Tech TBA
9/12 at Alabama State TBA
9/19 vs. Mississippi Valley State TBA
9/26 vs. Concordia College TBA
10/17 vs. Grambling State TBA
10/31 at Southern University TBA
11/7 vs. Prairie View A&M TBA
11/14 at Texas Southern TBA
11/21 vs. Alabama A&M TBA
11/28 at Jackson State TBA
Southwestern Athletic
East
  Conference Overall
Alcorn State 7-2 10-3
Alabama State 5-4 7-5
Alabama A&M 3-6 4-8
Jackson State 3-6 5-7
Mississippi Valley State 1-8 2-9
West
  Conference Overall
Southern 8-1 9-4
Grambling State 7-2 7-5
Prairie View A&M 5-4 5-5
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 3-6 4-7
Texas Southern 3-6 5-6
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 6420 (10)
Passing Yards: 2702 (47)
Rushing Yards: 3718 (5)
Points per game: 44.0 (2)
Yards per game: 493.8 (8)
Touchdowns: 76 (2)
Field Goals: 8 (87)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4165 (33)
Passing Yards: 2748 (78)
Rushing Yards: 1417 (17)
Points per game: 19.5 (12)
Yards per game: 320.4 (19)
Touchdowns: 27 (14)
Field Goals: 10 (49)
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