Scores

Final

Nicholls State 10

(1-5, 0-3 Southland)

SF Austin 44

(3-4, 2-1 Southland)

Coverage: GamePlan

4:00 PM ET, October 20, 2012

Homer Bryce Stadium, NACOGDOCHES, TX

1 2 3 4 T
NICH 0 0 3 710
SFA 10 21 3 1044

Top Performers

Passing: B. Attaway (SFA) - 474 YDS, 5 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: K. Lawson (SFA) - 3 CAR, 37 YDS

Receiving: D. Ward (SFA) - 9 REC, 111 YDS, 1 TD

Stephen F. Austin 44, Nicholls 10

Associated Press

NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Brady Attaway threw five touchdown passes as Stephen F. Austin beat Nicholls State 44-10 on Saturday night for a homecoming victory.

Attaway was 41 of 65 for 474 yards with two interceptions. Attaway's five touchdown passes were spread around. Two went to Aaron Thomas and included a 26-yard throw. D. J Ward, Calib Hadnot and Doug Gentry all caught touchdown passes for the Lumberjacks (3-4, 2-1 Southland).

The Lumberjacks led 31-0 at halftime.

Nicholls State got on the scoreboard in the third quarter with a 40-yard field goal by Andrew Dolan. They scored in the fourth quarter on fourth and 15. Kicker Ben Landry threw a 20-yard pass to Nick Scelfo for a touchdown. Beaux Hebert was 11 of 18 for 163 yards. Erik Buchanan caught 3 passes for 97 yards, averaging just over 32 yards per carry.

Nicholls State (1-5, 0-3 Southland) has lost three consecutive games.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NICH
SFA
1st Downs1331
Total Yards287575
Passing274515
Rushing1360
Penalties11-945-67
3rd Down Conversions4-157-17
4th Down Conversions1-23-4
Turnovers32
Possession32:3027:30

Passing Leaders

Nicholls StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hebert11/181639.100
Stephen F. AustinC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Attaway41/654747.352

Rushing Leaders

Nicholls StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Washington13181.404
Klann510.205
Stephen F. AustinCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lawson33712.3028
Johnson5255.0011

Receiving Leaders

Nicholls StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Buchanan39732.3042
Marcus35819.3048
Stephen F. AustinRECYDSAVGTDLG
Ward911112.3138
Roberson68514.2025

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNICHSFA
FG10:40Jordan Wiggs 31 Yd 03
TD03:47Aaron Thomas 26 Yd Pass From Brady Attaway (Jordan Wiggs Kick) 010
SECOND QUARTERNICHSFA
TD13:22DJ Ward 19 Yd Pass From Brady Attaway (Jordan Wiggs Kick) 017
TD07:55Aaron Thomas 5 Yd Pass From Brady Attaway (Jordan Wiggs Kick) 024
TD00:34Doug Gentry 7 Yd Pass From Brady Attaway (Jordan Wiggs Kick) 031
THIRD QUARTERNICHSFA
FG12:02Andrew Dolan 40 Yd 331
FG08:39Jordan Wiggs 37 Yd 334
FOURTH QUARTERNICHSFA
TD13:00Calib Hadnot 18 Yd Pass From Brady Attaway (Jordan Wiggs Kick) 341
FG08:54Jordan Wiggs 19 Yd 344
TD04:08Nick Scelfo 20 Yd Pass From Ben Landry (Andrew Dolan Kick) 1044