MONTGOMERY, Ala. — George Golden, Ezra Gray and Robert Pritchett III each had a rushing touchdown, and Alabama State gained 218 yards on 52 carries to beat NAIA Edward Waters 37-3 on Thursday night.

Gray scored the first points of the second half on a 4-yard run, Golden added a 20-yard touchdown run later in the third for a 24-3 lead and Pritchett capped the three-touchdown run with a 3-yarder on the first play of the fourth.

It was in the Hornets’ 94th Turkey Day Classic.

Kobie Jones threw for 48 yards with a touchdown and an interception for Alabama State (4-6), which has won five of its last six games. Darryl Pearson Jr. was 7-of-12 passing for 68 yards as four ASU players attempted a pass. Twelve Hornets had a rushing attempt.

Christian Hayes completed 4 of 20 passes for Edward Waters and was intercepted twice. He also carried it 19 times for 93 yards.

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