MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Nick Andrews became Alabama State’s all-time leader in receptions and his 34-yard touchdown reception helped the Hornets to a 20-7 win over Prairie View A&M Saturday afternoon at Cramton Bowl in matchup of division leaders in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
Andrews caught nine passes for 118 yards and one touchdown as Alabama State improved to 6-1 overall, 6-0 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference for the first time since the 2005 season. Prairie View (4-3, 4-2) had a three-game winning streak snapped.
Andrews caught the record-setting pass in the third quarter, surpassing Damon Hodge (176). Andrews now has 178 receptions for 2,429yards and an ASU record 26 touchdowns. He is just 108 yards shy of the Hornets’ receiving yards record.
“I want to give thanks to God first and foremost for winning the game,” Andrews said. “Without the offensive line and quarterbacks I’ve played with, I wouldn’t have the record. I thank them for that.”
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