Albany State blanks Tuskegee 21-0

ALBANY, Ga. – The Albany State University football team grows its winning streak to three on Saturday evening as the Golden Rams defeated the Golden Tigers of Tuskegee University 21-0 in a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) cross division contest at the ASU Coliseum.

The loss dips the Golden Tigers to 1-4 overall and 1-1 in the SIAC while the Golden Rams improve to 3-2 on the year and 2-0 in league action.

Tuskegee was held scoreless for the first time this season. The last time Tuskegee did not score in a game was on Sept. 23, 2017 at Findlay. The Golden Rams defense was strong the entire game, while its offense scored in three of the four quarters.

The Golden Rams struck first with 1:03 left to play in the opening quarter when Tracy Scottfound the end zone on a four-yard run.

Ahmad Deramus threw his third interception of the first half which directly led to the second score of the game when Scott scampered on a six-yard touchdown run with 11:19 to play in the second quarter, increasing ASU’s lead to 14-0.

The Golden Tigers had points removed from the scoreboard with 22 seconds left to play in the first half when Deramus connected with Steven Hodges, who hauled in a catch between two defenders. The play was negated by a holding call, leaving the score 14-0 at the half.

ASU broke things open late in the third quarter after Javon Wooten connected with Dionte Bonneau on a nine-yard touchdown pass to round out the scoring at 21-0.

Defensively, TU held the Golden Rams to only 28 yards, but they also allowed 234 yards rushing.

Albany State University will return to action Saturday, Oct. 12 as they host Lane College for Homecoming 2019. Kickoff is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.

Team Statistics

Game StatsTUALBN
Total Yards197262
Pass Yards15028
Rushing Yards47234
Penalty Yards7-1346-46
1st Downs1516
3rd Downs1-122-7
4th Downs0-40-0
01:03 – ALBN – Tracy Scott 4 yd run (Gabriel Ballina kick), 6 plays, 69 yards, TOP 3:5207
11:19 – ALBN – Tracy Scott 6 yd run (Gabriel Ballina kick), 2 plays, 11 yards, TOP 0:31014
02:58 – ALBN – Javon Wooten 9 yd pass from Dionte Bonneau (Gabriel Ballina kick) 8 plays, 67 yards, TOP 4:35021

Next Game:
Lane College
10/12/2019 | 2:00 PM

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