13:36, First quarter
After the North Carolina A&T defense forced an Alcorn State three-and-out, kick return specialist Khris Gardin returned a punt 74-yards for the game’s first touchdown. Gardin set the NCAA record for the highest punt return yard average.
:01, Second quarter
Backup quarterback Kylil Carter drove the Aggies to the Alcorn State 31-yard line before taking a sack on the final play of the half after head coach Rod Broadway decided not to attempt what would have been a 48-yard field goal.
North Carolina A&T Defense
The Aggies defense held Alcorn State to 260 yards of total offense, including holding running back Darryan Ragsdale to just 39 yards on 15 carries. The unit also stopped the Braves four times inside the 10-yard line in the final seconds to secure the win.
PLAYER OF THE GAME
North Carolina A&T RB Tarik Cohen
He rushed for a career-high 295 yards and three touchdowns against Alcorn State. It was his eighth 100-yard game of the season.
STAT OF THE GAME
That’s the number of rushing yards Alcorn State was held to on 32 attempts.