NCAAF Game Recap - Coastal Carolina at Arkansas State
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:00 PM EST

LSU
58
Miss
37
F
OHSt
56
Rut
21
F
Wake
3
Clem
52
F
Ala
38
MisSt
7
F
UGA
21
Aub
14
F
Ariz
6
Oreg
34
F
Minn
19
Iowa
23
F
UCLA
3
Utah
49
F
Ind
27
PSU
34
F
Okla
34
Bayl
31
F
Fla
23
Mizzu
6
F
MSU
10
Mich
44
F
Wisc
37
Neb
21
F
Navy
20
ND
52
F
Cin
20
SoFL
17
F
Mem
45
Hou
27
F
NM
9
Boise
42
F
Tex
21
IASt
23
F
Kans
13
OkSt
31
F
E Mi
42
Akr
14
F
WestMI
37
Ohio
34
F OT
NIU
31
Toled
28
F
BGSU
3
MiaOH
44
F
Buff
27
Kent
30
F
UNC
27
Pitt
34
F OT
LaTec
10
Marsh
31
F
Fres
7
SDSU
17
F
Tul
21
Temp
29
F
TCU
33
TxTch
31
F
UMass
6
NW
45
F
AlaSt
12
FlaSt
49
F
VMI
6
Army
47
F
UTEP
10
UAB
37
F
Troy
63
TxSt
27
F
CoCar
27
ArkSt
28
F
ULMon
29
GaSo
51
F
IdSt
10
BYU
42
F
C Mi
45
Ball
44
F
KY
38
Vand
14
F
WVU
24
K St
20
F
VaTec
45
GATec
0
F
(N/A)
28
NMSt
41
F
Hawaii
21
UNLV
7
F
Wyo
21
UtSt
26
F
Syr
49
Duke
6
F
Stan
22
WaSt
49
F
Rice
31
MidTN
28
F
ULLaf
37
SoAl
27
F
SMiss
36
UTSA
17
F
AF
38
ColSt
21
F
App
56
GASt
27
F
AzSt
34
OreSt
35
F
SCar
6
TxAM
30
F
Lou
34
NCSt
20
F
USC
41
Cal
17
F

Nov 16, 2019, 3:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

3

4

T

Coastal Carolina (4-6)

3

10

0

14

27

Arkansas State (6-4)

7

0

14

7

28

Arkansas State gets game-winning TD with 32 seconds left
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:52 PM

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Layne Hatcher connected with Kirk Merritt for a 21-yard, go-ahead touchdown with 32 seconds left and Arkansas State beat Coastal Carolina 28-27 on Saturday despite turning it over five times.

Arkansas State led 21-13 at the end of the third quarter, but Coastal Carolina had consecutive touchdown drives to get within 27-21 with 2:31 left. The Red Wolves answered with an 11-play, 76-yard drive to take the lead.

Coastal Carolina took over with three timeouts and ran it on first down for nine yards, followed by two incompletions. With 18 seconds left, the Chanticleers were stopped short on another run and Arkansas State ran out the clock.

Hatcher was 24 of 35 for 305 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions. Merritt had 70 yards receiving with two scores, and Omar Bayless added 102 yards and a TD for Arkansas State (6-4, 4-2 Sun Belt). The Red Wolves also lost three fumbles.

Coastal Carolina (4-6, 1-5) turned it over three times. Fred Payton and Bryce Carpenter each threw an interception. CJ Marable rushed for 142 yards and a touchdown.

Passing

CoCar Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
F. Payton 22 11 50.0 1 149 34 1 68.2
B. Carpenter 10 6 60.0 0 30 11 1 25.0
ArkSt Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
L. Hatcher 35 24 68.6 3 305 39 2 100.3

Rushing

CoCar Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
C. Marable 28 142 5.1 24 1
B. Carpenter 14 39 2.8 10 0
ArkSt Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
M. Murray 12 59 4.9 14 0
J. Jones 5 10 2.0 4 0

Receiving

CoCar Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
K. Tyler 4 74 18.5 34 0
J. Heiligh 4 36 9.0 15 0
ArkSt Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
O. Bayless 7 102 14.6 30 1
K. Merritt 7 70 10.0 21 2

Fumbles

CoCar F FL
B. Carpenter 1 1
ArkSt F FL
K. Merritt 1 1
O. Bayless 1 1

Returning

CoCar KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
K. Tyler 1 35.0 0 35 1 6.0 0 6
J. Williams 1 14.0 0 14 0 - 0 0
ArkSt KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
K. Merritt 5 22.0 0 31 0 - 0 0
B. Edmonds 0 - 0 0 1 10.0 0 10

Punting

CoCar Punt Yds Avg LgPu
M. Prosser 2 84 42.0 43
ArkSt Punt Yds Avg LgPu
C. Grace 4 150 37.5 43

Takeaways

CoCar Int Yds InTD
K. Burton 1 0 0
D. Bush 1 17 0
ArkSt Int Yds InTD
C. Bonner 1 66 1
J. Reimonenq 1 0 0

Team Stats Comparison

CoCar ArkSt
Points For 27 28
Total Yards 412 376
Rushing Yards 233 71
Passing Yards 179 305
Passing Completions / Attempts 17/32 24/35
Turnovers 3 5
Interceptions Thrown 2 2
Fumbles - Lost 1/1 3/3
First Downs 23 15
Penalties - Yards 7/50 14/116
Time Of Possession 13:13 47:47
Third Down Conversions/Attempts 5/19 6/12
Fourth Down Conversions/Attempts 5/9 0/1
Punts - Average Yards 2/42 4/38

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter CoCar ArkSt
ArkSt 10:53 TD Kirk Merritt 7 yd pass from Layne Hatcher (Blake Grupe kick) 0 7
CoCar 13:39 FG Massimo Biscardi 25 yd FG 3 7
2nd Quarter CoCar ArkSt
CoCar 5:53 FG Massimo Biscardi 45 yd FG 6 7
CoCar 11:01 TD Jai Williams 31 yd pass from Fred Payton (Massimo Biscardi kick) 13 7
3rd Quarter CoCar ArkSt
ArkSt 6:17 TD Caleb Bonner 66 yd interception return (Blake Grupe kick) 13 14
ArkSt 13:54 TD Omar Bayless 7 yd pass from Layne Hatcher (Blake Grupe kick) 13 21
4th Quarter CoCar ArkSt
CoCar 9:01 TD CJ Marable 1 yd run (failed 2pt pass) 19 21
CoCar 12:29 TD Jacqez Hairston 9 yd run (BRYCE CARPENTER 2pt run) 27 21
ArkSt 14:28 TD Kirk Merritt 21 yd pass from Layne Hatcher (Blake Grupe kick) 27 28

Game Information

Stadium: Centennial Bank Stadium, Jonesboro, Arkansas
Attendance: 18,927
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