E. Michigan 14, Alabama St. 7

YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Dominique Sherrer ran for a touchdown and Eastern Michigan piled up 336 rushing yards on the way to a 14-7 victory over Alabama State on Saturday.

Sherrer finished with 111 yards on 16 carries, while Javonti Greene ran 22 times for 146 yards for the Eagles (2-0), who held Alabama State of the FCS to minus-13 yards rushing.

Quarterback Alex Gillett ran for 74 yards -- including a 58-yard run that set up Sherrer's 6-yard score in the third quarter -- and threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Nick Olds for the game's only first-half points.

The Hornets (1-1) got on the board on Devin Dominguez's 22-yard pass to T.C. McWilliams.

It was the first meeting between the schools.



2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference Standings

Alcorn State7-29-4
Alabama State5-46-5
Alabama A&M3-63-8
Jackson State3-63-8
Mississippi Valley State1-81-10
Grambling State9-09-3
Prairie View A&M8-18-2
Texas Southern2-73-7
Arkansas-Pine Bluff1-82-9