Boxscore
Mississippi State 30, Troy 24
Saturday, September 15, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Veterans Memorial Stadium
Attendance - 29013

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Mississippi State 10 13 0 7 30
Troy 7 0 7 10 24

Recap


Mississippi State 30, Troy 24: Tyler Russell threw three touchdowns to Chad Bumphis, and LaDarius Perkins rushed for 179 yards
and a score as visiting Mississippi State improved to 3-0 for the first time since 1999.

Russell completed 11 of 26 passes for 244 yards. He threw touchdown passes of 72 yards and 58 yards to Bumphis in the second quarter to give Mississippi State a 23-7 halftime lead.

Corey Robinson passed for 343 yards for Troy (1-2), but the Trojans committed four turnovers.

Russell sealed the win with a 25-yard touchdown pass to Bumphis that made it 30-21 with seven minutes left in the game.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Bumphis now has 17 career touchdown receptions, tying the school record held by Eric Moulds and Justin
Jenkins ... Troy dropped its second straight at home and fell to 46-10 at home since making the jump to the FBS in 2001.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 9:57
Mississippi State   FG  Troy 0 - Mississippi State 3
1st Quarter - 6:05
Troy   TD  Troy 7 - Mississippi State 3
1st Quarter - 1:34
Mississippi State   TD  Troy 7 - Mississippi State 10
2nd Quarter - 13:03
Mississippi State   TD  Troy 7 - Mississippi State 16
2nd Quarter - 4:50
Mississippi State   TD  Troy 7 - Mississippi State 23
3rd Quarter - 4:17
Troy   TD  Troy 14 - Mississippi State 23
4th Quarter - 12:40
Troy   TD  Troy 21 - Mississippi State 23
4th Quarter - 7:00
Mississippi State   TD  Troy 21 - Mississippi State 30
4th Quarter - 4:07
Troy   FG  Troy 24 - Mississippi State 30
TEAMS

Team Records

  Mississippi State Troy
W/L 3 - 0 - 0 1 - 2 - 0
Conference 1 - 0 - 0 0 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Mississippi State Troy
Score 30 24
First Downs 17 30
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-14
29%
9-for-16
56%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-2
100%
2-for-2
100%
Total Yards 457 572
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 35-213 40-223
Average/Rush 6.1 5.6
Passing
Comp-Att 11-26 34-47
Passing Yards 244 349
Average/Pass Play 9.4 7.4
Penalties-Yards 5-46 7-63
Fumbles-Lost 2-0 2-2
Interceptions Thrown 0 2
Time of Possession 28:54 31:06

PLAYER STATS

Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Russell 11/26 244 3 0
Troy (1 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Robinson 32/45 343 0 2
D. Anthony 2/2 6 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
L. Perkins 23 179 7.8 1
T. Russell 3 26 8.7 0
J. Robinson 5 14 2.8 0
J. Lewis 1 -3 -3.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
S. Southward 20 137 6.8 2
J. Albert 10 52 5.2 1
D. Anthony 8 32 4.0 0
C. Robinson 1 2 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Bumphis 6 180 30.0 3
C. Smith 3 58 19.3 0
B. Heavens 1 9 9.0 0
L. Perkins 1 -3 -3.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Reeves 9 79 8.8 0
E. Thomas 7 74 10.6 0
C. Worthy 3 70 23.3 0
J. Robinson 5 69 13.8 0
S. Southward 5 30 6.0 0
B. Chitty 3 11 3.7 0
C. Williams 1 10 10.0 0
J. Albert 1 6 6.0 0
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