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Johnathan Williams throws 4 touchdown passes in Grambling St.'s 34-10 rout of Alabama St.


MONGOMERY, Alabama — Johnathan Williams completed 20 of 37 passes for 284 yards and four touchdowns to help lead Grambling State to a 34-10 victory over Alabama State on Saturday.

All four of Williams' scoring throws went to different receivers, including a 36-yard strike to Chad Williams who led the Tigers with six catches for 86 yards. Ka'Jandre Domino, Verlon Hunter, and Martez Carter each added TD catches and Carter finished with 71 yards rushing on nine carries for Grambling State (1-2, 1-0 SWAC).

David Albert drilled a 33-yard field goal that gave Alabama State (0-3, 0-2 SWAC) its only lead of the game after one. From there the Tigers scored 34 unanswered points to take a commanding lead late into the fourth.

Ellis Richardson scored the Hornets only touchdown on a 7-yard run with 2:42 left in the game.

Quinteris Toppings led Alabama State with 159 yards passing.

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