ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Special teams came up big in the fourth quarter as Jackson State rallied to a 26-17 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday.
The Tigers (5-2, 5-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) twice downed Darcy Williamson's fourth-quarter punts inside the MSVU 5-yard line. They capitalized on the first by forcing the Delta Devils to punt from their own 1 and blocking it out of the end zone for a safety.
Pendleton finished with five catches for 112 yards.
Julian Stafford had eight catches for 95 yards for the Delta Devils (1-5, 1-3), who have not won against Jackson State since 1994.
For JSU, the 5-0 start in conference play is its best since 1995.
Brogan Roback pass complete to Sam Browning for 6 yds for a TD
Houston's Greg Ward's pass is almost intercepted, then goes off Demarcus Ayers' should pads to pop in the air before Ayers makes the diving catch to complete the unorthodox 23 yard gain. Houston would score on the drive to go up 14-7.
Brandon Wilson run for 14 yds to the Navy 9 for a 1ST down
Chris Blewitt 25 yd FG GOOD
Robert Stein 37 yd FG MISSED
Tyler Boyd run for 30 yds to the MiaFl 38 for a 1ST down
|Mississippi Valley State||1-8||1-10|
|Prairie View A&M||8-1||8-2|