Boxscore
Louisville 21, Southern Mississippi 17
Saturday, September 29, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - M.M. Roberts Stadium
Attendance - 23492

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Louisville 6 6 3 6 21
Southern Mississippi 10 7 0 0 17

Recap


No. 17 Louisville 21, Southern Miss 17: Senorise Perry scored on a 14-yard touchdown run with 5:35 remaining as the Cardinals rallied from an 11-point deficit to avoid an upset against the host Golden Eagles in a driving rainstorm.

Perry rushed for 118 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries, including a 1-yard touchdown scamper with 1:37 left in the second quarter that pulled the Cardinals (5-0) within 17-12.

Reggie Hunt's 23-yard interception return for a touchdown in the second quarter sparked a string of 17 consecutive points by the Golden Eagles (0-4), who took a 17-6 lead on Jalen Richard's 1-yard run with 6:15 left in the second quarter.

Ricky Lloyd completed only 2 of 8 passes for 25 yards for Southern Mississippi in the miserable conditions.

Teddy Bridgewater connected on 9 of 13 passes for 85 yards and a touchdown for Louisville.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Louisville sliced Southern Mississippi's lead in the all-time series to 18-11-1. ... The Cardinals improved to 5-0 for the first time since 2006, when they opened 8-0. ... The Golden Eagles slipped to 11-4 at home against Louisville as their string of 18 consecutive winning seasons is in jeopardy.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 11:45
Louisville   TD  Southern Mississippi 0 - Louisville 6
1st Quarter - 8:11
Southern Mississippi   TD  Southern Mississippi 7 - Louisville 6
1st Quarter - 1:11
Southern Mississippi   FG  Southern Mississippi 10 - Louisville 6
2nd Quarter - 6:15
Southern Mississippi   TD  Southern Mississippi 17 - Louisville 6
2nd Quarter - 1:37
Louisville   TD  Southern Mississippi 17 - Louisville 12
3rd Quarter - 3:36
Louisville   FG  Southern Mississippi 17 - Louisville 15
4th Quarter - 5:35
Louisville   TD  Southern Mississippi 17 - Louisville 21
TEAMS

Team Records

  Louisville Southern Mississippi
W/L 5 - 0 - 0 0 - 4 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Louisville Southern Mississippi
Score 21 17
First Downs 17 13
3rd Down Efficiency 8-for-14
57%
2-for-12
17%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 269 249
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 50-184 48-224
Average/Rush 3.7 4.7
Passing
Comp-Att 10-14 2-9
Passing Yards 85 25
Average/Pass Play 5.0 2.5
Penalties-Yards 5-29 2-30
Fumbles-Lost 2-1 3-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 35:22 24:38

PLAYER STATS

Louisville (5 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Bridgewater 9/13 85 1 1
W. Stein 1/1 0 0 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
R. Lloyd 2/8 25 0 0
D. Johnson 0/1 0 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
S. Perry 22 118 5.4 2
J. Wright 20 84 4.2 0
T. Bridgewater 6 -14 -2.3 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Johnson 14 94 6.7 0
J. Richard 13 62 4.8 1
K. Hardy 4 44 11.0 0
J. Hester 3 15 5.0 0
R. Lloyd 12 12 1.0 0
T. Lampley 2 -3 -1.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Parker 2 37 18.5 1
R. Hubbell 1 15 15.0 0
D. Copeland 3 12 4.0 0
E. Rogers 1 7 7.0 0
N. Nord 1 6 6.0 0
N. Heuser 1 5 5.0 0
S. Radcliff 1 3 3.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Richard 1 13 13.0 0
D. Thompson 1 12 12.0 0
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