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Blazers hang on

October 11, 2003

 (Arkadelphia, Arkansas-AP) -- Valdosta State's special teams produced two touchdowns and the Blazers held off a 14-point fourth-quarter comeback to beat Arkansas-Monticello 31-to-28 today.

Valdosta State (6-0, 4-0 Gulf South Conference) made it 31-to-14 early in the fourth with a 64-yard pass from Tyran Robinson to Tyrone Jordan. But Arkansas-Monticello (2-4, 1-3) scored twice in the remaining ten minutes, on an 18-yard run by quarterback Cory Allred and a 14-yard pass from Allred to Devon Stewart with 48 seconds remaining.

 The Blazers scored 24 unanswered points in the first half, starting with a blocked punt return for five yards by Wesley Brown. Aaron Jenkins then returned a punt 56 yards to score early in the second quarter.

The Boll Weevils were led by Cory Allred, who was 29-of-54 for 374 yards, throwing three T-D passes and rushing for another. Barrett Wilkes was 23-of-38 for 216 yards with three interceptions. Robinson's only throw was the fourth-quarter T-D pass.

Jenkins led in rushing, with 86 yards on 21 carries.

Posted at 11:45 pm by kevin.mcdermond@walb.com