Thursday, October 25, 2012

Final: MSU 35, ACU 31

Tight end Jamie Walker caught a 5-yard pass from Mitchell Gale with 5:43 left in the game. Ryan Owens’ successful PAT put ACU back on top, 31-28.

But the Mustangs answered right back on their next drive, with Brandon Kelsey wrapping up a 12-play, 75-yard drive by rushing for his fourth TD of the game, an 11-yarder with 1:27 remaining that put MSU back in the lead, 35-31.

A last-gasp drive by ACU started at the Wildcat 35-yard-line but ended six plays later when a pass from Gale, intended for Darian Hogg, landed out of bounds with 49 seconds on the clock.

MSU ran out the clock and the Wildcat upset bid ended.

First downs: MSU 30, ACU 25
Rushing: MSU 53 for 389 yards, ACU 32 for 92 yards
Passing: ACU 26 of 38 for 335 yards and 3 TDs, MSU 12 of 16 for 121 yards and 1 INT
Total yards: MSU 510, ACU 427
Penalties: MSU 8 for 90 yards, ACU 5 for 43 yards
Time of possession: ACU 30:26, MSU 29:34
Third-down conversions: ACU 5 of 12, MSU 4 of 6
ACU passing: Mitchell Gale, ACU 26 of 38 for 335 yards and 3 TD
ACU rushing: Charcandrick West, 18 for 63 yards; Darrell Cantu-Harkless, 7 of 12; Marcel Threat, 2 for 9 yards; and Mitchell Gale, 5 for 8 yards
ACU receiving: Taylor Gabriel, 9 for 116 yards and 2 TDs; Darrell Cantu-Harless, 7 for 94 yards; Darian Hogg, 4 for 66 yards; Demarcus Thompson, 3 for 33 yards; Charcandrick West, 1 for 16 yards; Elton Crochran, 1 for 5 yards; Jamie Walker, 1 for 5 yards
ACU tackles: L.B. Suggs, 13; Angel Lopez, 12; Steven Ford, 10 and 1 INT, Justin Stephens, 9; and Mike Wallace, 8; 

Saturday, October 20, 2012

End of Q3: MSU 28, ACU 24

MSU went back on top, 21-17, when Kelsey ran for his third TD of the game at the 9:23 mark, a 6-yard rush up the middle.

ACU responded with an 8-play, 75-yard drive, capped by Mitchell Gale's 20-yard TD pass to Taylor Gabriel with 5:24 left, putting the Wildcats back on top, 24-21.

MSU kept the ball on the ground for its next drive, moving 82 yards in eight plays. Lone Star Conference rushing leader Keidrick Jackson ran the final 8 yards for a TD to put his team back in the lead, 28-24, with 1:48 left.

End of Q2: ACU 17, Midwestern 14

Morgan Lineberry missed a 49-yard field goal at the 12:23 mark.

MSU looked to be driving for another score when Keivan Swanson fumbled the ball following a catch, and ACU linebacker Mike Wallace recovered at the Wildcat 19-yard line with 10:59 left.

ACU's Ryan Owens kicked a 32-yard field goal with 4:04 left.

On MSU's next drive, defensive back Steven Ford intercepted Brandon Kelsey's pass on the Wildcat 45-yard line with 2:40 left.

ACU's drive stalled and Owens' 49-yard field goal attempt was blocked with 53 seconds left.

First downs: ACU 16, MSU 13
Rushing: MSU 16 for 145 yards, ACU 25 for 80 yards
Passing: ACU 13 of 17 for 187 yards and 1 TD, MSU 8 of 10 for 81 yards and 1 INT
Total yards: ACU 267, MSU 226
Penalties: MSU 4 for 50 yards, ACU 3 for 27 yards
Time of possession: MSU 09:55, ACU 20:05
Third-down conversions: ACU 3 of 7, MSU 1 of 1
ACU passing: Mitchell Gale, ACU 13 of 17 for 187 yards and 1 TD
ACU rushing: Charcandrick West, 18 for 63 yards; Marcel Threat, 2 for 9 yards; and Mitchell Gale, 5 for 8 yards
ACU receiving: Taylor Gabriel, 5 for 75 yards and 1 TD; Darrell Cantu-Harless, 4 for 46 yards; Darian Hogg, 2 for 45 yards; Charcandrick West, 1 for 16 yards; and Elton Crochran, 1 for 5 yards
ACU tackles: L.B. Suggs, 7; Angel Lopez, 5; Mike Wallace, 5; Jesse Harper, 6; and Steven Ford, 2 and 1 INT

End of Q1: ACU 14, Midwestern 14

ACU kept the ball on the ground for much of its opening drive, and opened the scoring when Mitchell Gale hit Taylor Gabriel with a 10-yard TD pass at the 10:08 mark. Morgan Linebery's successful PAT put ACU on top, 7-0.

Midwestern answered with a touchdown on its first drive. Quarterback Brandon Kelsey kept the ball and ran 2 yards for the score, pulling the Mustangs even at 7-7 with 6:10 left.

A third-down, 46-yard pass from Gale to Gabriel keyed the Wildcats' second drive. Charcandrick West ran 3 yards for a TD on the next play, and Lineberry's PAT made the new score 14-7 with 2:49 remaining.

It only took the Mustangs five plays to move 75 yards, with Kelsey knotting the score at 14-14 when he scampered 30 yards for a TD with 33 seconds left in the quarter.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

FInal: ACU 59, ENMU 17

ENMU scored when quarterback Wesley Wood ran 5 yards for a TD with 8:40 left, cutting the ACU lead to 52-17.

Using a new quarterback combination of John David Baker and Caleb Stone, ACU drove to another score with 4:46 left. Marcel Threat ran 5 yards for the TD, and Lineberry's successful PAT made the new, and final, score 59-17.

First downs: ACU 24, ENMU 20
Rushing: ENMU 55 for 244 yards, ACU 33 for 136 yards
Passing: ACU 19 of 29 for 261 yards and 4 TDs, ENMU 9 of 19 for 68 yards and 3 INTs
Total yards: ACU 397, ENMU 312
Penalties: ENMU 8 for 64 yards, ACU 9 for 70 yards
Time of possession: ENMU 34:56, ACU 24:04
Third-down conversions: ACU 5 of 10, ENMU 5 of 15
ACU passing: Mitchell Gale, ACU 18 of 28 for 252 yards and 4 TDs; John David Baker, 1 of 1 for 9 yards
ACU rushing: Marcel Threat, 12 for 70 yards; Charcandrick West, 8 for 32 yards; Cade Stone, 2 for 19; Travis Tarver, 3 for 14 yards; and Darrell Cantu-Harkless, 1 for 10
ACU receiving: Taylor Gabriel, 8 for 112 yards; Darrell Cantu-Harkless, 4 for 80 yards and 1 TD; Darian Hogg, 2 for 26 yards and 2 TDs; Charcandrick West, 1 for 17 yards; Elton Crochran, 1 for 11 yards; Drew Peters, 1 for 9 yards; and DeMarcus Thompson, 1 for 6 yards
ACU tackles: Thor Woerner, 12; Mike Wallace, 11 and 1 INT; and Jesse Harper, 11

End of Q3: ACU 52, ENMU 10

Charcandrick West scored on a 17-yard pass from Mitchell Gale on ACU's opening drive of the second half, upping ACU's lead to 38-10 with 11:23 left. Morgan Lineberry's PAT was good.

Wildcat defensive lineman Melvin Shead intercepted a Wesley Wood pass at the ENMU 7-yard line and returned it for a TD with 4:15 remaining. Lineberry's PAT made the new score 45-10.

ACU scored for the third time this quarter, Darian Hogg catching an 8-yard pass from Gale in the right corner of he end zone with 14 seconds left. Lineberry's PAT upped the Wildcat lead to 52-10.

End of Q2: ACU 31, ENMU 10

The Wildcats increased their lead to 21-7, completing a 12-play, 99-yard drive spanning the end of the first and beginning of the second. Mitchell Gale's 12-yard pass to Darian Hogg padded ACU's lead at the 12:30 mark.

Freshman cornerback Tyler Chapman intercepted a Wesley Wood pass on ENMU's next drive, giving the ball back to ACU. The Wildcats converted the turnover into more points when Morgan Lineberry kicked a 29-yard field goal with 6:14 left.

Linebacker Mike Wallace intercepted a pass from Wesley Wood and raced 49 yards for a Wildcat TD with 3:59 left. Lineberry's PAT was good, and ACU's lead grew to 31-7.

ENMU placekicker Dylan Baca booted a 30-yard field goal with three seconds left to cut the ACU margin to 31-10.

First downs: ACU 15, ENMU 13
Rushing: ENMU 28 for 167 yards, ACU 17 for 66 yards
Passing: ACU 13 of 21 for 176 yards and 2 TDs, ENMU 5 of 13 for 53 yards and 2 INTs
Total yards: ACU 242, ENMU 220
Penalties: ENMU 6 for 53 yards, ACU 5 for 40 yards
Time of possession: ENMU 16:00, ACU 14:00
Third-down conversions: ACU 4 of 7, ENMU 3 of 8
ACU passing: Mitchell Gale, ACU 13 of 21 for 176 yards and 2 TDs
ACU rushing: Marcel Threat, 6 for 33 yards; Charcandrick West, 5 for 23 yards; Darrell Cantu-Harkless, 1 for 10; and Mitchell Gale, 4 for 1 yard
ACU receiving: Taylor Gabriel, 6 or 79 yards; Darrell Cantu-Harless, 3 for 62 yards and 1 TD; Darian Hogg, 2 for 18 yards and 1 TD; and Elton Crochran, 1 for 11 yards
ACU tackles: L.B. Suggs, 6; Mike Wallace, 6; Jesse Harper, 6; and Thor Woerner, 6

End of Q1: ACU 14, ENMU 7

Cade Stone returned the opening kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown, and Morgan Lineberry's successful PAT gave the Wildcats about as early a 7-0 lead as possible. Consumed time: 12 seconds.

DeMarcus Johnson fumbled the Greyhoundss' opening-drive punt and ENMU took over at the Wildcat 6-yard line. Three plays later, quarterback Wesley Wood ran 4 yards for a TD at the 11:13 mark. A PAT by Dylan Baca was good, tying the score at 7-7.

Mitchell Gale threw a 39-yard TD pass to Darrell Cantu-Harkless with 3:51 left in the quarter. The speedy back broke out of an attempted tackle at the Greyhound 20-yard line and scampered into the end zone. Lineberry's PAT was good, making the new score 14-7 in favor of ACU.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Final: Angelo State 28, ACU 21

On the second play of the fourth quarter, Gale threw a 33-yard TD pass to Elton Crochran, pulling ACU to 21-6 with 14:48 left.

Angelo State's next possession was successful, with Hamblin tossing a 13-yard scoring pass to Joey Knight with 9:11 remaining.

ACU answered back when Gale found a wide open Taylor Gabriel in the end zone for a 13-yard TD at the 7:55 mark, making the new score 28-23.

First downs: Angelo State 28, ACU 23
Rushing: Angelo State 37 for 135 yards, ACU 19 for 9 yards
Passing: Angelo State 33 of 48 for 274 yards, ACU 17 of 43 for 308 yards
Total yards: Angelo State 409, ACU 317
Penalties: Angelo State 14 for 152 yards, ACU 8 for 75 yards
Time of possession: Angelo State 39:52, ACU 20:08
Third-down conversions: Angelo State 8 of 18, ACU 1 of 12
ACU passing: Mitchell Gale, 17 of 43 for 308 yards, 1 INT and 1 TD
ACU rushing: Taylor Gabriel, 1 for 22 yards; Travis Tarver, 5 for 11 yards; and Darrell Cantu-Harkless, 3 for -8 yards
ACU receiving: Demarcus Thompson, 5 for 131 yards; Darrell Cantu-Harkless, 5 for 69 yards; and Taylor Gabriel, 4 for 63 yards
ACU tackles: Justin Sephens 13; L.B. Suggs, 11; Mike Wallace, 8 and 1 sack; and Thor Woerner, 8