Bryan Allen rushed for arkansas tech football game live second-quarter TD and had rushing yards, but Tech gave up a late lead and lost to East Central last Saturday in Russellville. Manny Harris was for passing for yards.
Carey Fortson also had touchdown catches for Nicholls. The Colonels came out looking as sharp as their new black uniforms, scoring twice in the first quarter to take a lead.
Nicholls scored on the game's opening drive when Figaro found Scelfo for an yard TD. Following an interception at midfield by cornerback Byron Cobb , Figaro ran in from eight yards out for his first of two rushing touchdowns.
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In the second quarter, the teams combined for 34 points, with Arkansas Tech finding the end zone three times. The Wonder Boys used an play, yard drive to cut the deficit in half.
But Figaro sparked a scoring drive for the Colonels with a yard run and Washington finished it off with an yard TD reception. Down , Tech scored its second touchdown of the quarter when Luke Haplin, who had yards passing on 13 of 22, connected with Jerry Anderson for a yard pass at the mark.
The Wonder Boys then used a great play on defense to even up the score as Darion Shine picked off a Beaux Hebert pass and returned it 57 yards for a touchdown.
With less than two minutes remaining until the half, Nicholls marched down the field and took back the lead. On 3rd-and-goal from the 10, Figaro hit Fortson with seven ticks on the clock for a advantage.
After the intermission, Tech made the score with a yard field goal by Velazquez.
The teams then traded punts, and Figaro struck again on the Colonels' first play. Figaro started the drive with a yard run, putting Nicholls inside the ATU After Washington converted a 4-and-1 at the 5, the senior running back punched it in from a yard out to make the score Arkansas Tech started the fourth quarter with great field position at the Nicholls 35, but the Colonel defense came up big to limit ATU to just a field goal.
Nicholls answered with its own field goal, a yarder by Andrew Dolan , at the mark. Down 10, Tech quickly scored thanks to a yard run by running back Ketrich Harmon on the first play of the drive.
Harmon was nearly unstoppable; rushing for yards on just 10 carries. On the next snap, Jonathan Keener ran in from five yards to make it Colonels.
Tech got the ball back with just over five minutes left, and Harmon rumbled for 60 yards to the Nicholls 6-yard line. But two false starts and a botched snap pushed the Wonder Boys out of the red zone, forcing a game-tying field goal attempt.
Bermond was able to deflect the kick and Davin Bovie , who led Nicholls with 10 tackles, recovered the ball at the yard line. Two plays later, Figaro cracked the record books with his game-clinching yard score as he surpassed the previous record held by Corey Thomas, who rushed for yards against Samford in Nicholls closes out the non-conference schedule with three wins, its most since the season.
After a bye next weekend, the Colonels will open up Southland play on Oct. The game will be broadcast on the Southland Conference Television Network. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.