Saturday, October 22, 2016

Grambling State Tiger Come Out of Two Week Bye Period, Torch MVSU Delta Devils 59-10

TTA BENA, Mississippi  –  Coach Broderick Fobbs and the Grambling State University football team marched into Rice-Totten Stadium after an almost three week break to face Mississippi Valley State University on their Homecoming on Saturday. The G-Men won the game and totally dominated the Delta Devils, 59-10.

With the win, Grambling improves to a 4-1 overall record and 4-0 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Mississippi Valley drops to 0-8, overall, and 0-6 in conference play.

The Tigers quickly jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead in the first quarter. The first touchdown took ten seconds and was scored when DeVante Kincade connected with Dominique Leake for 40 yards, 7-0. Martez Carter rushed 35 yards for the second touchdown to cap off a 10 play, 99 yard drive.

With 12:00 left in the second quarter, MVSU posted three points on the board as Nicolas Jacquemin drilled a 47 yard field goal through the uprights, 14-3.

Grambling took control of the ball game and never looked back in the second quarter and beyond. The Tigers rattled of seven touchdowns through the last three quarters of play.

The Delta Devils gave a last gasp with a touchdown scored at the :15 mark in the fourth quarter. Austin Bray launched a six yard pass to Joshua Banks, 59-10.

Kincade went 20-for-27, one interception, and four touchdowns. Leake was the top receiver for the G-Men with four catches for 109 yards and two touchdowns. Carter led the way in rushing with nine carries for 91 yards and one touchdown. Samuel Reese was the top defender for the Golden Curtain with five total tackles, three sacks, and four tackles for loss.

MVSU's quarterback, Austin Bray threw 17-for-35, 213 yards and one touchdown. Booker Chambers led the receiving corps for the Delta Devils with eight catches for 92 yards. Jordan Freeman was the highlight of Mississippi Valley's defense with seven total tackles.

Grambling returns to the grid iron for Homecoming against the University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff in Eddie Robinson Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m.

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