Scores

Final

PV A&M 16

(4-1, 2-1 SWAC)

Grambling St 40

(4-2, 3-0 SWAC)

7:00 PM ET, October 4, 2008

Robinson Stadium, Grambling, LA

1 2 3 4 T
PV 9 0 0 716
GRAM 0 19 7 1440

Top Performers

Passing: G. Dillon (GRAM) - 155 YDS, 4 TD

Rushing: C. Walker (GRAM) - 12 CAR, 55 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: G. Osaze-Ediae (PV) - 6 REC, 95 YDS

Grambling St. 40, Prairie View 16

Associated Press

DALLAS -- Greg Dillon threw for four touchdowns as Grambling State beat Prairie View A&M 40-16 on Saturday night in the State Fair Classic.

Dillon went 15-of-20 passing for 155 yards and was also the Tigers' leading rusher with 61 yards. Larry Donnell caught two passes, both of them touchdowns for Grambling (4-2, 1-0 SWAC).

The Tigers displayed a balanced offense, rushing for 145 yards and throwing for 158. The Tigers held Prairie View to 80 yards rushing.

Mark Spivey went 14-of-27 passing for 144 yards and one touchdown to lead the Panthers (4-1, 1-1). He ran for another score. Spivey tossed three interceptions.

Donald Babers ran for 65 yards on 23 carries for Prairie View.

Grambling opened a 19-9 lead by halftime.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PV
GRAM
1st Downs1218
Total Yards224303
Passing144158
Rushing80145
Penalties10-7512-119
3rd Down Conversions3-108-13
4th Down Conversions1-30-0
Turnovers51
Possession29:1230:48

Passing Leaders

Prairie View A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Spivey14/271445.313
Grambling StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dillon15/201557.840

Rushing Leaders

Prairie View A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
Babers23652.8011
Ball2168.0015
Grambling StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Dillon15614.1018
Walker12554.6130

Receiving Leaders

Prairie View A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Osaze-Ediae69515.8027
Townsend2168.0112
Grambling StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Thompson33913.0121
Warren33311.0019

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERPVGRAM
FG10:03Pedro Ventura 32 Yd 30
TD05:57Mark Spivey 4 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 90
SECOND QUARTERPVGRAM
TD10:00Larry Donnell 9 Yd Pass From Greg Dillon (Pat Blocked) 96
TD09:08T.J. Mccord 30 Yd Interception Return (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 912
TD05:30Cornelius Walker 6 Yd Run (Luis Leal Kick) 919
THIRD QUARTERPVGRAM
TD03:58Nick Lewis 3 Yd Pass From Greg Dillon (Luis Leal Kick) 926
FOURTH QUARTERPVGRAM
TD13:35Joe Townsend 12 Yd Pass From Mark Spivey (Kyle Mathews Kick) 1626
TD10:58Kiare Thompson 18 Yd Pass From Greg Dillon (Luis Leal Kick) 1633
TD04:16Larry Donnell 7 Yd Pass From Greg Dillon (Luis Leal Kick) 1640