Sams leads McNeese St. to 28-14 win over Stephen F. Austin
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) Daniel Sams rushed for 164 yards and one touchdown and threw for 134 yards and another score as McNeese State defeated Stephen F. Austin 28-14 in Southland Conference play on Saturday night.
Sams broke for a 76-yard touchdown run with 6:05 left in the fourth quarter to give McNeese State (2-0, 2-0 Southland Conference) a 28-14 advantage and seal the win.
Kent Shelby had seven catches for 81 yards and one touchdown for the Cowboys.
Trailing 7-0, Stephen F. Austin (0-3, 0-1) scored twice to lead 14-7 in the first quarter. The Cowboys took over in the second quarter, scoring 14 points for a 21-14 halftime advantage, and shut out the Lumberjacks for the rest of the game.
Stephen F. Austin's Hunter Taylor threw for 187 yards and two touchdowns.
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