College Football

Harper's 5 touchdown passes lead Alcorn State's win

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Felix Harper threw five touchdown passes, Juan Anthony Jr. had 140 receiving yards, and Alcorn State defeated Division II-member Savannah State 42-17 on Saturday.

Harper, a junior who became the starting quarterback when Noah Johnson was injured earlier in the season, completed passes to five receivers, four of whom scored touchdowns. Anthony had one touchdown, Chris Blair two and LeCharles Pringle two.

Harper improved to 4-0 as the starter this season and has passed for 1,146 yards with 16 touchdowns and no interceptions since Johnson was injured.

Passing Yards: D. Gibbons773
Passing TDs: D. Gibbons5
Rushing Yards: D. Gibbons431
Rushing TDs: D. Gibbons4
Receiving Yards: T. Pratt221
Receiving TDs: P. Baker2
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
Mid-Eastern Athletic
  Conference Overall
North Carolina Central 0-0 2-1
Norfolk State 0-0 1-2
Delaware State 0-0 1-2
South Carolina State 0-0 0-3
Howard 0-0 0-3
Morgan State 0-0 0-3
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2375 (125)
Passing Yards: 987 (122)
Rushing Yards: 1388 (90)
Points per game: 13.4 (124)
Yards per game: 237.5 (124)
Touchdowns: 17 (121)
Field Goals: 3 (120)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3162 (4)
Passing Yards: 1385 (2)
Rushing Yards: 1777 (54)
Points per game: 29.3 (72)
Yards per game: 316.2 (20)
Touchdowns: 35 (51)
Field Goals: 8 (37)
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