UAB Shuts Down Alcorn State

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Swayze Waters kicked a school record five field goals to lead UAB to a 22-0 victory over Alcorn State Saturday.
The victory gave Neil Callaway his first win as the Blazer's head coach.
Brandon Thornton gained 92 yards on 21 carries to help the Blazers break an eight game losing streak.
Joseph Webb caught three passes for 62 yards and Mario Wright added three catches for 48 yards for UAB (1-2).
Nate Hughes caught five passes for 89 yards and Antoine Young ran for 69 yards on 13 carries to lead Alcorn State (0-3).
David Sigler caught a 4-yard pass from Sam Hunt for the game's only touchdown.
The score came with 19 seconds left in the quarter and gave UAB a 16-0 lead at halftime.
Waters had field goals of 42-, 32-, and 52- yards in the first half.
The only points of the second half came on a pair of field goals by Waters in the third quarter from 22- and 38- yards.
UAB had 332 yards of total offense while holding Alcorn State to 333 yards.


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