The Tennessean
College Football
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Mississippi State 30, South Alabama 10
When: 7:00 PM   ET ,  Saturday, September 22, 2012
Where: Davis Wade Stadium, Starkville, Mississippi
Attendance: 55186
Final Scoring Summary
 
Final 1 2 3 4 T
South Alabama 0 0 3 7 10
Mississippi State 0 20 7 3 30
SCORING
Scoring Summary
2nd Quarter - 12:18
Mississippi State   TD  Mississippi State 7 - South Alabama 0
LaDarius Perkins 44 yd. run (Devon Bell kick)
2nd Quarter - 5:38
Mississippi State   TD  Mississippi State 14 - South Alabama 0
Dak Prescott 2 yd. run (Devon Bell kick)
2nd Quarter - 3:20
Mississippi State   FG  Mississippi State 17 - South Alabama 0
Devon Bell 42 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 0:00
Mississippi State   FG  Mississippi State 20 - South Alabama 0
Devon Bell 42 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 9:59
South Alabama   FG  Mississippi State 20 - South Alabama 3
Michel Chapuseaux 22 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 7:56
Mississippi State   TD  Mississippi State 27 - South Alabama 3
Tyler Russell 1 yd. run (Devon Bell kick)
4th Quarter - 14:56
Mississippi State   FG  Mississippi State 30 - South Alabama 3
Devon Bell 31 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 4:14
South Alabama   TD  Mississippi State 30 - South Alabama 10
Greg Hollinger 18 yd. pass from C.J. Bennett (Michel Chapuseaux kick)
TEAMS
Team Records
  South Alabama Mississippi State
W/L 1 - 3 - 0 4 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 1 - 0 - 0
Team Stats
  South Alabama Mississippi State
Score 10 30
1st Downs 21 15
3rd Down Efficiency 5-for-15
33%
5-for-14
36%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 347 356
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 30-123 37-156
Average/Rush 4.1 4.2
Passing
Comp-Att 22-43 14-29
Passing Yards 224 200
Average/Pass Play 5.1 6.7
Penalties-Yards 2-20 6-45
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-0
Interceptions Thrown 2 1
Time of Possession 30:35 29:25
PLAYER STATS
South Alabama (1 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Bennett 14/26 154 1 1
R. Metheny 8/17 70 0 1
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Russell 13/27 171 0 1
D. Prescott 1/2 29 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Baker 12 49 4.1 0
C. Bennett 3 29 9.7 0
K. Houston 8 21 2.6 0
D. Jones 1 19 19.0 0
R. Metheny 6 5 0.8 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
L. Perkins 11 69 6.3 1
D. Milton 7 38 5.4 0
J. Robinson 6 31 5.2 0
N. Griffin 4 14 3.5 0
D. Prescott 5 10 2.0 1
J. Lewis 1 1 1.0 0
C. Bumphis 1 -3 -3.0 0
T. Russell 2 -4 -2.0 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
B. Lavender 6 80 13.3 0
J. Jones 4 49 12.2 0
G. Hollinger 3 49 16.3 1
C. Waldon 2 17 8.5 0
T. Glover 4 12 3.0 0
D. Jones 1 8 8.0 0
C. Broadnax 1 5 5.0 0
K. Houston 1 4 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
B. Heavens 3 55 18.3 0
A. Clark 1 46 46.0 0
C. Smith 3 45 15.0 0
C. Bumphis 2 35 17.5 0
J. Lewis 1 8 8.0 0
R. Johnson 1 6 6.0 0
R. Sanders 1 3 3.0 0
S. Hemphill 1 3 3.0 0
L. Perkins 1 -1 -1.0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
T. Pearson 1 25 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
N. Whitley 1 66 0
J. Banks 1 47 0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
P. Moore 1.0 5.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
P. Smith 1.0 5.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
P. Moore 1.5 6.0
E. Williams 1.5 3.0
J. Johnson 1.5 2.0
B. Scott 1.0 5.0
M. Williams 1.0 2.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
B. McKinney 1.5 2.0
P. Smith 1.0 5.0
D. Autry 1.0 2.0
J. Banks 1.0 1.0
K. Eulls 1.0 1.0
C. Broomfield 0.5 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
D. Jones 1
Fumbles
  NO.
C. Smith 1
C. Bumphis 1