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Kennesaw State Owls (4-1)


Shepherd powers Kennesaw State past Hampton 34-15

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) Xavie Shepherd ran for 199 yards and three touchdowns, adding 109 passing yards, and Kennesaw State rolled to a 34-15 victory over Hampton in a Big South Conference opener on Saturday.

Nath Robertson's 35-yard field goal was the only scoring in the first quarter and it gave the Owls (4-1, 1-0) the lead for good. Shepherd's 3-yard TD run just 1:13 into the second quarter made it 10-0. Iaan Cousin's 36-yard scoring run made it 17-0 before Jett Duffey got the Pirates (2-3, 0-1) on the scoreboard with a 41-yard TD toss to Hezekiah Grimsley with 1:11 left before halftime. Shepherd added a 5-yard TD in the third quarter and a 3-yarder early in the fourth.

Kennesaw State rushed for 339 yards and Shepherd had half of their 58 carries. Shepherd completed 8 of 11 passes. The Owls finished with a 448-276 advantage in yards gained.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: X. Shepherd399
Passing TDs: X. Shepherd3
Rushing Yards: X. Shepherd438
Rushing TDs: X. Shepherd9
Receiving Yards: A. Adeleke91
Receiving TDs: A. Adeleke1
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 vs. Reinhardt W 35 - 25
9/11 at Georgia Tech L 17 - 45
9/18 at Wofford W 31 - 10
10/2 vs. Jacksonville State W 31 - 6
10/9 at Hampton W 34 - 15
10/16 vs. North Carolina A&T 2:00 PT3:00 MT4:00 CT5:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST3:00 CST4:00 EST
10/23 at Campbell 1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
10/30 vs. Gardner-Webb 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST11:00 CST12:00 EST
11/6 at Robert Morris 9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET4:00 GMT12:00 北京时间9:00 MST10:00 CST11:00 EST
11/13 at North Alabama 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
11/20 vs. Monmouth 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
Big South
  Conference Overall
Campbell 2-0 3-2
North Carolina A&T 2-0 3-2
Monmouth 2-0 3-3
15 Kennesaw State 1-0 4-1
Robert Morris 1-1 2-2
Hampton 0-1 2-3
Gardner-Webb 0-2 2-4
Charleston Southern 0-2 1-3
North Alabama 0-2 0-6
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1881 (61)
Passing Yards: 439 (118)
Rushing Yards: 1442 (4)
Points per game: 29.6 (37)
Yards per game: 376.2 (50)
Touchdowns: 19 (39)
Field Goals: 5 (54)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1459 (16)
Passing Yards: 863 (14)
Rushing Yards: 596 (27)
Points per game: 20.2 (24)
Yards per game: 291.8 (15)
Touchdowns: 13 (32)
Field Goals: 3 (35)
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