Arkansas St. edges past S. Alabama 17-16
Sirgregory Thornton scored on a 3-yard run midway through the
fourth quarter to lift Arkansas State past South Alabama, 17-16 on
The Red Wolves trailed 6-0 in the second quarter after Aleem
Sunanon’s two field goals for South Alabama (3-5, 1-3 Sun Belt).
Thornton’s 3-yard scoring run came after Sunanon kicked his third
field goal to stretch a 16-10 lead with 10 minutes remaining.
Quarterback Adam Kennedy ran the ball in from 12 yards out in
the third quarter to give Arkansas State (4-4, 2-1) a brief 7-6
lead. Kennedy finished with 136 yards passing and led his team with
65 yards rushing.
Ross Metheny finished with 228 yards passing with one
interception, leading South Alabama with 77 yards rushing.
The most the Jaguars have lost by this season is seven, and
three of their losses have been by just one point.