GAMEDAY College Football

Southern Miss 37, Grambling 0

Associated Press

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Frank Gore Jr. ran for 162 yards and a touchdown and Southern Mississippi breezed to a 37-0 victory over FCS-member Grambling.

The Golden Eagles (1-1) used a 12-yard TD toss from Trey Lowe III to Jason Brownlee to grab a 7-0 first-quarter lead and stretched their advantage to 10-0 on Briggs Bourgeois' 40-yard field goal in the second quarter. Gore Jr. raced 51 yards for a score midway through the second quarter to put Southern Miss up 17-0. From there Bourgeois kicked two field goals, Dajon Richard scored on a 27-yard run and backup QB Ty Keyes got in on the act with an 11-yard TD pass to Jakarius Caston to cap the scoring.

Aldon Clark and Elijah Walker combined to complete 16 of 32 passes for 90 yards for the Tigers (1-1). Grambling managed just nine first downs and 152 yards of offense, while the Golden Eagles were piling up 439 yards with 22 first downs. Southern Miss had 290 yards on the ground.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter GramSouMis
SouMis TD 4:13 Jason Brownlee 12 yd pass from Trey Lowe (Briggs Bourgeois kick) 0 7
Second Quarter GramSouMis
SouMis FG 7:36 Briggs Bourgeois 40 yd FG 0 10
Third Quarter GramSouMis
SouMis TD 7:26 Frank Gore, Jr. 51 yd run (Briggs Bourgeois kick) 0 17
SouMis FG 0:57 Briggs Bourgeois 25 yd FG 0 20
Fourth Quarter GramSouMis
SouMis TD 14:14 Dajon Richard 27 yd run (Briggs Bourgeois kick) 0 27
SouMis FG 10:23 Briggs Bourgeois 34 yd FG 0 30
SouMis TD 4:51 Jakarius Caston 11 yd pass from Ty Keyes (Briggs Bourgeois kick) 0 37
Team Stats
  Grambling State Southern Miss
First downs 9 22
  Rushing 4 13
  Passing 5 8
  Penalty 0 1
3rd Down Efficiency 4-17, 24% 9-17, 53%
4th down efficiency 0-0, -% 0-0, -%
Rushes-Yards 27-51 49-290
Passing Yards 90 149
Return Yards 39 37
Completions-Attempts-Int 16-32-1 14-24-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 2--24 3--23
Punts 11 3
Punts-Average 32.6 47.7
Fumbles Lost 0-0 1-1
Penalties - Yards 6-44 7-55
Time of Possession 27:50 31:03
Grambling State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
A. Clark 8 19 60 0 1
E. Walker 8 13 30 0 0
Southern Miss Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
T. Lowe 10 13 99 1 0
T. Keyes 4 11 50 1 0
Grambling State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
D. Brutton 8 35 4.4 0
C. Russell 9 17 1.9 0
K. Foley 1 7 7.0 0
D. Clark 1 5 5.0 0
E. Walker 3 4 1.3 0
A. Clark 5 -17 -3.4 0
Southern Miss Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
F. Gore, Jr. 21 162 7.7 1
D. Richard 10 76 7.6 1
T. Keyes 8 56 7.0 0
N. Driver 1 2 2.0 0
D. Maberry 1 1 1.0 0
D. Baker 2 -1 -0.5 0
T. Lowe 5 -4 -0.8 0
Grambling State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
D. Johnson III 3 26 8.7 0
K. Ross 3 20 6.7 0
D. Brutton 4 13 3.3 0
C. Russell 2 10 5.0 0
G. White 2 9 4.5 0
K. Foley 1 7 7.0 0
D. James 1 5 5.0 0
Southern Miss Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
J. Caston 4 50 12.5 1
D. Jones 2 40 20.0 0
J. Brownlee 5 19 3.8 1
D. Richard 1 18 18.0 0
G. Gunter 1 16 16.0 0
F. Gore, Jr. 1 6 6.0 0
Grambling State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Southern Miss Interceptions
Player Int Yards
L. Daniel 1 0
Grambling State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
G. Urban 11 359 32.6
Southern Miss Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
M. Hunt 3 143 47.7
Grambling State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Southern Miss Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
N. Brooks 1 7 7.0
Grambling State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
D. Martin 1 22 22.0
D. Brutton 1 17 17.0
Southern Miss Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
C. Harrell 1 30 30.0
Grambling State Missed FG
Player Length
G. Urban 47
Southern Miss Missed FG
Player Length
B. Bourgeois 50




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