GRAMBLING, La. – The Alcorn State University football program saw its seven-game road conference winning streak come to an end Saturday evening as the Braves dropped a 43-18 decision to Grambling State at Eddie Robinson Stadium.
The Braves (1-2, 1-2 SWAC) trailed just 16-11 halfway through the third quarter when the Tigers (3-1, 2-0 SWAC) scored three consecutive touchdowns to pull away. The loss also ended Alcorn’s five-game road winning streak overall. [easyazon_infoblock align=”right” cart=”y” identifier=”B005XNMNM2″ locale=”US” tag=”hbcusports-20″]
Junior Arron Baker rushed for a career-high 131 yards to lead the Alcorn ground game. As a team, the Braves rushed for 168 yards.
At quarterback, redshirt-freshman Noah Johnson got the start and threw for 65 yards and a touchdown. Junior Lenorris Footman entered the game halfway through the second quarter and registered 137 passing yards. Junior Jaborian McKenzie was the team’s leading receiver with 55 yards.
Defensively, senior Darrien Anderson stood out with a team-high 12 tackles and a career-high four sacks.
The Tigers were led by quarterback Devante Kincade who threw for 400 yards and five touchdowns. He also ran for 58 yards and a touchdown. Chad Williams garnered 188 yards receiving and a touchdown.
Courtesy: Alcorn State Athletics