NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Brent Grimes tied a school record with five rushing touchdowns to lead Central Arkansas to a 49-41 win over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night.
Grimes finished with 145 yards rushing and caught eight passes for 74 yards for the Bears (9-2, 5-1 Southland). Nathan Brown completed 31-of-40 passes for 335 yards and two touchdowns, both to Marquez Branson.
Jeremy Moses completed 28-of-47 passes for 421 yards and three touchdowns for Stephen F. Austin (4-7, 2-4). He threw one interception.
Cornel Tarrant ran for 82 yards on 16 carries for the Lumberjacks. He caught three passes for 66 yards.
Phillip Johnson made two defensive plays in the fourth quarter to help win the game for Central Arkansas.
Johnson, who missed the past two games with a broken hand and played Saturday with a cast, intercepted a pass with 11:05 left in the game. With 4:16 to play, he knocked away a fourth-and-goal pass in the end zone.
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