Troy at Arkansas State

Arkansas State score late TD to beat Troy 41-34


JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Fredi Knighten scored on a 13-yard run with 3:56 remaining to lift Arkansas State to a 41-34 win over Troy on Thursday night.

Michael Gordon ran for 115 yards and two scores, and Anthony Kennedy passed for 282 yards and a touchdown for the Red Wolves (2-0, 1-0 Sun Belt Conference).

Arkansas State had a 20-7 lead after the first quarter before the Trojans (2-1, 0-1) scored 14 unanswered points in the second on a two-yard TD run by Deon Anthony and Corey Robinson's three-yard scoring pass to Eric Thomas.

Gordon scored both his touchdowns in the third quarter to help the Red Wolves take a 34-28 lead into the fourth.

Chandler Worthy caught a 53-yard touchdown pass from Deon Anthony with 12:18 to go in the game, followed by a missed PAT that left the game tied at 34.

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Scoring Summary
ARKSTAllen Muse 55 yd pass from Adam Kennedy (Brian Davis kick)
ARKSTDavid Oku 2 yd run (failed 2pt pass)
TROYJordan Chunn 1 yd run (Will Scott kick)
ARKSTDavid Oku 3 yd run (Brian Davis kick)
TROYDeon Anthony 2 yd run (Will Scott kick)
TROYEric Thomas 3 yd pass from Corey Robinson (Will Scott kick)
ARKSTMichael Gordon 11 yd run (Brian Davis kick)
TROYBryan Holmes 58 yd pass from Corey Robinson (Will Scott kick)
ARKSTMichael Gordon 64 yd run (Brian Davis kick)
TROYChandler Worthy 53 yd pass from Deon Anthony (missed kick)
ARKSTFredi Knighten 13 yd run (Brian Davis kick)
Team Stats
First Downs3026
Third Down Efficiency11-229-17
Fourth Down Efficiency1-10-0
Plays-Net Yards95-61478-539
Passing Yds504311
Kick Return Yds9455
Punt Return Yds1926
Time of Poss.33:2526:35
Individual Stats
TROY: Deon Anthony 16-87, Jordan Chunn 9-23, Brandon Burks 9-20, Daron White 1--2, Corey Robinson 2--18
ARKST: Michael Gordon 8-115, David Oku 21-74, Fredi Knighten 3-24, Adam Kennedy 6-17, Sirgregory Thornton 1-3, J.D. McKissic 1-2, Team 3--7
TROY: Corey Robinson 30-51-371-3, Deon Anthony 5-6-110-0, B.J. Chitty 1-1-23-0
ARKST: Adam Kennedy 20-34-282-0, Tres Houston 1-1-29-0
TROY: Eric Thomas 6-125, Bryan Holmes 6-117, Brandon Burks 6-31, Chandler Worthy 4-95, Deon Anthony 3-37, B.J. Chitty 3-18, K.D. Edenfield 2-26, Felton Payton 2-16, Wilson Van Hooser 1-20, Chris Williams 1-12, Jarod Lee 1-4, Jordan Chunn 1-3
ARKST: Julian Jones 8-65, Allen Muse 6-158, Tres Houston 3-12, Darion Griswold 2-40, J.D. McKissic 1-28, David Oku 1-8
Troy3rd Sun Belt 6-210-3
Arkansas State1st Sun Belt 7-18-5

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