AP Images
JACKSON STATE 45, TEXAS SOUTHERN 35 BOX SCORE
For the third consecutive game, Rico Richardson led Jackson State in receptions. This time, he also found the end zone for the first time in 2012. Richardson caught eight passes for 235 yards and three touchdowns in a 45-35 win at Texas Southern to give the Tigers their first SWAC win of the season. The 235 receiving yards are the most in FCS this season and second at the Division I level.
REC YARDS TD LONG
Week 3 8 235 3 67
Season 21 421 3 67
SDSU Athletics/Robby Gallagher
SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 12, UC DAVIS 8 BOX SCORE
UC Davis, which had a touchdown negated by a penalty in the third quarter, crossed midfield on each of its next two possessions. South Dakota State redshirt freshman linebacker T.J. Lally thwarted each drive with a sack and came up with a fumble recovery on the Aggies' final offensive play in the closing seconds. Lally finished with 4.0 sacks and a team-high 10 tackles in a 12-8 victory.
TACKLES SACKS-YDS INT-YDS FF
Week 3 10 4.0-31 0-0 1
Season 21 4.0-31 0-0 1
Wagner Athleticss
MONMOUTH 38, WAGNER 17 BOX SCORE
Sophomore running back and kickoff return specialist Otis Wright had a breakout game against Monmouth. Wright returned five kickoffs for a whopping 186 yards, highlighted by an electrifying 89-yard touchdown return early in the fourth quarter. Wright’s 89-yard kickoff return was the longest by a Seahawk since Nov. 21, 2009, when Frantz Placide also had an 89-yarder for a touchdown in the season finale vs. Albany. Wright nearly broke free on several other kickoff returns, the longest of which went for 37 and 25 yards, respectively. Wright is ranked fourth nationally in kickoff returns and first in the NEC at 34.67 yards per return.
KOR YDS LONG TD
Week 3 5 186 89 1
Season 6 208 89 1