Scores

Final

Grambling St 35

(7-2, 6-0 SWAC)

Miss Valley St 14

(2-6, 0-6 SWAC)

2:00 PM ET, November 1, 2008

Rice-Totten Stadium, ITTA BENA, MS

1 2 3 4 T
GRAM 14 14 0 735
MVSU 0 14 0 014

Top Performers

Passing: P. Roberts (MVSU) - 396 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: G. Dillon (GRAM) - 15 CAR, 133 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Cotten (MVSU) - 11 REC, 99 YDS

Grambling St. 35, MVSU 14

Associated Press

ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Greg Dillon rushed for 133 yards and a touchdown and threw for two more scores to lead Grambling State to a 35-14 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday.

Dillon, who was 11 of 20 for 151 yards, helped the Tigers (7-2, 4-0 Southwest Athletic Conference) take a 28-14 halftime lead and roll up a season-high 512 yards. He threw touchdown passes of 35 and 11 yards to Kiare Thompson in the second quarter, and added a 5-yard touchdown run with 3:29 left in the game.

Dillon has passed for more than 150 yards and rushed for more than 130 yards in consecutive games.

Paul Roberts was 39 of 58 for 396 yards and a 9-yard touchdown pass to Dennis Miller for Mississippi Valley State (2-6, 0-4). Roberts also scored on a 10-yard run.

Cornelius Walker added 70 yards on nine carries for the Tigers, who held the Delta Devils to 15 yards rushing.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GRAM
MVSU
1st Downs2421
Total Yards512411
Passing227396
Rushing28515
Penalties12-869-90
3rd Down Conversions6-115-13
4th Down Conversions2-31-2
Turnovers22
Possession27:2132:39

Passing Leaders

Grambling StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dillon11/201517.622
Mississippi Valley StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Roberts39/583966.812

Rushing Leaders

Grambling StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Dillon151338.9132
Walker9707.8133
Mississippi Valley StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Roberts8121.5110
Cotten177.007

Receiving Leaders

Grambling StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Thompson46115.3235
Phillips14646.0046
Mississippi Valley StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Cotten11999.0028
Brown59719.4055

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERGRAMMVSU
TD11:49Cornelius Walker 33 Yd Run (Luis Leal Kick) 70
TD00:00Kenneth Batiste 31 Yd Pass From J.P. Tillman (Luis Leal Kick) 140
SECOND QUARTERGRAMMVSU
TD09:37Paul Roberts 10 Yd Run (Zack Gilarski Kick) 147
TD07:39Kiare Thompson 35 Yd Pass From Greg Dillon (Luis Leal Kick) 217
TD04:58Dennis Miller 9 Yd Pass From Paul Roberts (Zack Gilarski Kick) 2114
TD03:26Kiare Thompson 11 Yd Pass From Greg Dillon (Luis Leal Kick) 2814
FOURTH QUARTERGRAMMVSU
TD03:29Greg Dillon 5 Yd Run (Luis Leal Kick) 3514