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Mississippi St blows out Troy 62-7

By DAVID BRANDT
AP Sports Writer
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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Dak Prescott threw for 233 yards and a touchdown, rushed for 53 yards and two touchdowns and caught a 36-yard touchdown pass to lead Mississippi State over Troy 62-7 on Saturday night.

Prescott's diverse and efficient performance was matched by Jameon Lewis, who caught a 50-yard touchdown pass, rushed for an 8-yard touchdown and threw the 36-yard touchdown that Prescott caught on a trick play.

Prescott was starting just his third career game. The 6-foot-2, 230-pound sophomore completed 13 of 21 passes.

Mississippi State (2-2) led 10-7 after the first quarter, but erupted for 35 points in the second quarter to take a 45-7 halftime lead.

Troy (2-2) never recovered from the brutal second quarter. Corey Robinson, who is the NCAA's active leader in career passing yards, completed 15 of 25 passes for just 105 yards, one touchdown and one interception.

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Scoring Summary
MISSSTJamerson Love 70 yd interception return (Devon Bell kick)
MISSSTDevon Bell 25 yd FG
TROYEric Thomas 5 yd pass from Corey Robinson (Jed Solomon kick)
MISSSTDak Prescott 36 yd pass from Jameon Lewis (Devon Bell kick)
MISSSTDak Prescott 22 yd run (Devon Bell kick)
MISSSTDak Prescott 11 yd run (Devon Bell kick)
MISSSTJosh Robinson 19 yd run (Devon Bell kick)
MISSSTJameon Lewis 50 yd pass from Dak Prescott (Devon Bell kick)
MISSSTJameon Lewis 8 yd run (Devon Bell kick)
MISSSTEvan Sobiesk 24 yd FG
MISSSTDerrick Milton 10 yd run (Evan Sobiesk kick)
 
Team Stats
 TROYMISSST
First Downs1130
Third Down Efficiency3-138-12
Fourth Down Efficiency0-10-0
Plays-Net Yards57-18671-551
Rushes-Yds26-4744-235
Passing Yds139316
Kick Return Yds7321
Punt Return Yds05
Passes17-31-117-27-0
Punts7-2940-0
Fumbles-Lost1-11-0
Penalties-Yds7-803-30
Time of Poss.23:5136:9
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
TROY: Brandon Burks 8-43, Deon Anthony 4-4, Corey Robinson 1-3, Will Scott 1-2, Daron White 6-1, Jordan Chunn 5-0, Eric Thomas 1--6
MISSST: Derrick Milton 7-56, Dak Prescott 5-53, Josh Robinson 6-46, Ashton Shumpert 6-28, LaDarius Perkins 5-23, Nick Griffin 5-15, Jameon Lewis 2-15, Brandon Holloway 2-2, Damian Williams 4-1, Team 2--4
PASSING
TROY: Corey Robinson 15-25-105-1, Deon Anthony 1-3-29-0, Dallas Tidwell 1-3-5-0
MISSST: Dak Prescott 13-21-233-0, Damian Williams 3-5-47-0, Jameon Lewis 1-1-36-0
RECEIVING
TROY: Eric Thomas 3-14, Jordan Chunn 2-25, Daron White 2-9, Brandon Burks 2-8, Jim Teknipp 1-29, Bryan Holmes 1-12, Wilson Van Hooser 1-11, Tim Longmire 1-10, Felton Payton 1-10, Chris Williams 1-7, Chandler Worthy 1-2, Deon Anthony 1-2
MISSST: Brandon Holloway 3-41, Fred Ross 3-35, Robert Johnson 3-30, Jameon Lewis 2-96, Brandon Hill 1-38, Dak Prescott 1-36, Jeremey Chappelle 1-18, Joe Morrow 1-9, LaDarius Perkins 1-9, Malcolm Johnson 1-4
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
Troy1st Sun Belt 0-00-0
Mississippi State1st SEC West0-00-0

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