Texas Southern gets past Jackson State 21-18Saturday, Oct 23, 2010
HOUSTON (AP)—Marcus Wright ran for 139 yards and a touchdown and Arvell Nelson added 115 rushing yards and two scores as Texas Southern held off Jackson State 21-18 Saturday.
Wright rushed 26 times while Nelson scored on a 12-yard run and a 1-yarder and passed for 62 yards.
Texas Southern (4-3, 4-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) finished with 295 yards on the ground while holding Jackson State (5-2, 3-2) to minus-6.
Jackson State’s Casey Therriault threw for 256 yards and connected with Marcellos Wilder on an 10-yard TD pass. Kerry Hoskins had a 32-yard interception return for a touchdown.