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Back On Top: Alcorn State Beats Southern In SWAC Championship

John Gibbs Jr. (3) threw for three touchdowns and ran for 132 yards. (AP Photo)By Steven J. GaitherTwo decades after its last title, Alcorn State can finally call itself SWAC Champions. Alcorn beat Southern 38-24 at Reliant Stadium to pick up its ninth SWAC title, its first since 1994.Quarterback John Gibbs Jr. was awarded the MVP trophy for his performance. The 6'6 junior from Houston...
Via HBCU Gameday
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Alcorn St. shuts down Prairie View, 77-48

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) John Gibbs, Jr. passed for four touchdowns and Arron Baker ran for three more as Alcorn State scored in bunches to defeat Prairie View 77-48 on Saturday. Prairie View's theme for the game was ''Fade 2 Black,'' marking the final game at the school's 66-year-old Blackshear Field with a postgame ceremony featuring fireworks. Alcorn State (7-2, 5-1) started...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Alcorn State runs over Southern 56-16

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) John Gibbs, Jr. threw a touchdown pass and ran for another to lead Alcorn State to a 56-16 rout of Southern on Saturday night. Austin Howard connected with Justin Morgan for a 55-yard touchdown to give Southern an early 7-0 lead. Alcorn State scored on its next four possessions, capped by Gibbs' 5-yard touchdown pass to Alondrea Young and his 23-yard TD run to...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Alcorn State beats MVSU 52-9

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) John Gibbs Jr. threw two touchdowns and ran for a third as Alcorn State beat Mississippi Valley State 52-9 on Saturday. Gibbs was 9 of 18 for 141 yards. He also ran for 57 yards on 11 carries. Arron Baker and Darryan Ragsdale each scored a pair of rushing touchdowns for the Braves (3-1, 1-0 SWAC). Gibbs threw a 41-yard TD pass to Billy Shed and 26-yarder to...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Alcorn State beats Louisiana College 52-10

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) John Gibbs Jr. threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third as Alcorn State beat Division III Louisiana College 52-10 on Saturday. Gibbs was 18 of 31 for 189 yards for the Braves (2-1). Jordan Payne grabbed both touchdown passes and had 79 yards receiving. Anthony Williams III ran for 79 yards and a touchdown. The Wildcats (1-1) went up 10-0 in the first quarter...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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