NCAAF Game Recap - Sam Houston State at Stephen F. Austin
Sat Oct 5, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

UGA
43
Tenn
14
F
MSU
10
OHSt
34
F
UtSt
6
LSU
42
F
Okla
45
Kans
20
F
Aub
13
Fla
24
F
Kent
0
Wisc
48
F
BGSU
0
ND
52
F
Tex
42
WVU
31
F
Purd
7
PSU
35
F
Cal
7
Oreg
17
F
Iowa
3
Mich
10
F
Wash
13
Stan
23
F
Boise
38
UNLV
13
F
UCF
24
Cin
27
F
OkSt
35
TxTch
45
F
Tuls
37
SMU
43
F(2OT)
GaSo
20
SoAl
17
F(1OT)
Temp
27
ECU
17
F
NM
21
SJSU
32
F
SoFL
48
UConn
22
F
MD
48
Rut
7
F
Tul
42
Army
33
F
BC
39
Lou
41
F
TCU
24
IASt
49
F
E Mi
16
C Mi
42
F
Ball
27
NIU
20
F
WestMI
24
Toled
31
F
ArkSt
38
GASt
52
F
Ohio
21
Buff
20
F OT
Ill
17
Minn
40
F
Marsh
13
MidTN
24
F
Bayl
31
K St
12
F
AF
25
Navy
34
F
VaTec
42
MiaFL
35
F
Mem
52
ULMon
33
F
NW
10
Neb
13
F
Troy
10
Mizzu
42
F
UNC
38
GATec
22
F
Ariz
35
Colo
30
F
W Ky
20
OD
3
F
Rice
20
UAB
35
F
UMass
0
FLInt
44
F
Vand
6
Miss
31
F
UTSA
26
UTEP
16
F
Lib
20
NMSt
13
F
Pitt
33
Duke
30
F
OreSt
48
UCLA
31
F
SDSU
24
ColSt
10
F

Sam Houston State 31, Stephen F. Austin 20

Oct 5, 2019, 4:00 PM EDT

Final

1

2

3

4

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Sam Houston State (4-2)

0

14

0

17

31

Stephen F. Austin (1-5)

7

3

0

10

20

Sam Houston State tops Stephen F. Austin 31-20
Sat Oct 5, 2019 8:44 PM

HOUSTON (AP) - Donovan Williams ran for two scores, Ty Brock threw a touchdown pass and Sam Houston State scored 17 fourth-quarter points to rally to beat Stephen F. Austin 31-20 on Saturday in a game that featured nine turnovers.

The Bearkats (4-3, 3-0 Southland) have won the last nine meetings in the "Battle of the Piney Woods." The rivalry drew 24,008 to NRG Stadium.

Trailing 20-17 after a pick-six by Eli Jones, Brock threw a 45-yard TD pass to Nathan Stewart for the go-ahead score with 6:28 left to play. Royce See recovered a fumble forced by Joseph Walker's sack of Trae Self on the Lumberjacks' next possession and Williams scored six plays later for the Bearkats' insurance TD.

The Lumberjacks (1-5, 1-2) led 10-0 after Josh McGowen's 2-yard TD run and Storm Ruiz's 30-yard field goal.

Williams, 127 yards on 26 carries, scored on a 1-yard run and Noah Smith's 32-yard TD pass to Ife Adeyi put the Bearkats up 14-10 at halftime.

The teams traded field goals before Jones' pick-six gave the Lumberjacks the lead.

Brock was 24 of 42 for 256 yards and three interceptions for the Bearkats. Stewart had six catches for 134 yards. See had nine tackles, forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and had two interceptions.

Self was 28 of 52 for 260 yards with three interceptions for the Lumberjacks, who also lost three fumbles.

Passing

SamHu Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
T. Brock 42 24 57.1 1 256 50 3 53.3
N. Smith 1 1 100.0 1 32 32 0 158.3
SFA Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
C. Williams 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 39.6
T. Self 52 28 53.8 0 260 42 3 43.8

Rushing

SamHu Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
A. Williams 1 0 0.0 0 0
D. Williams 26 127 4.9 26 2
SFA Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
D. Ward 12 96 8.0 34 0
J. McGowen 5 5 1.0 9 1

Receiving

SamHu Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
N. Stewart 6 134 22.3 50 1
N. Smith 7 41 5.9 13 0
SFA Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
X. Gipson 6 97 16.2 38 0
T. Pace 6 63 10.5 42 0

Fumbles

SamHu F FL
D. Williams 1 0
SFA F FL
T. Self 1 1
X. Gipson 2 1

Returning

SamHu KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
J. Thomas 1 29.0 0 29 0 - 0 0
SFA KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
R. Bentley 2 19.0 0 20 6 3.7 0 13
T. Pace 2 29.0 0 45 0 - 0 0

Punting

SamHu Punt Yds Avg LgPu
M. McRobert 10 401 40.1 54
SFA Punt Yds Avg LgPu
M. Quick 7 291 41.6 46

Takeaways

SamHu Int Yds InTD
R. See 2 0 0
K. Gray 1 0 0
SFA Int Yds InTD
Q. Jones 1 12 0
A. Hendrix 1 5 0

Team Stats Comparison

SamHu SFA
Points For 31 20
Total Yards 407 349
Rushing Yards 119 89
Passing Yards 288 260
Passing Completions / Attempts 25/44 28/53
Turnovers 3 6
Interceptions Thrown 3 3
Fumbles - Lost 1/0 4/3
First Downs 19 19
Penalties - Yards 8/67 4/41
Time Of Possession 36:36 24:24
Third Down Conversions/Attempts 5/15 7/19
Fourth Down Conversions/Attempts 0/0 1/2
Punts - Average Yards 10/40 7/42

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter SamHu SFA
SFA 10:40 TD Josh McGowen 2 yd run (Storm Ruiz kick) 0 7
2nd Quarter SamHu SFA
SFA 3:09 FG Storm Ruiz 30 yd FG 0 10
SamHu 8:27 TD Donovan Williams 1 yd run (Connor Crow kick) 7 10
SamHu 14:10 TD Ife Adeyi 32 yd pass from Noah Smith (Connor Crow kick) 14 10
3rd Quarter SamHu SFA
No scores this quarter
4th Quarter SamHu SFA
SamHu 1:17 FG Connor Crow 23 yd FG 17 10
SFA 3:50 FG Storm Ruiz 51 yd FG 17 13
SFA 4:24 TD Eli Jones 28 yd interception return (Storm Ruiz kick) 17 20
SamHu 8:32 TD Nathan Stewart 45 yd pass from Ty Brock (Connor Crow kick) 24 20
SamHu 9:45 TD Donovan Williams 10 yd run (Connor Crow kick) 31 20

Game Information

Stadium: NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
Attendance: 24,008
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