Alabama St picks off Mississippi Valley St, 19-7

Najee Bright intercepted a last-second pass by Mississippi

Valley State’s Pat Ivy at the end of the first half and teamed with

Deandre Rashada on a 75-yard return for a touchdown that put

Alabama State ahead for good and spark a 19-7 win.

Bright returned the interception to the MVSU 15 before flipping

the ball to Rashada, who dove into the end zone to lift the Hornets

into the lead, 12-7 after the PAT was blocked.

Alabama State (7-4, 7-2 SWAC) stalled the MVSU running game,

holding the Delta Devils (2-9, 2-7 SWAC) to just 67 yards rushing

after making 13 tackles behind the line of scrimmage for a total of

52 yards in losses.

Bobby Wenzig kicked a pair of first-half field goals for Alabama

State, including a 46-yarder in the first quarter.

Daniel Duhart tossed a 15-yard touchdown pass to Jamel Johnson

in the third quarter.