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North Texas 26, Arkansas St. 30

Nov 29, 2009 - 12:00 AM JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -- Ryan Aplin threw for 240 yards and ran for 122 and two touchdowns to lead Arkansas State to a 30-26 victory over North Texas on Saturday.

Aplin, a redshirt freshman making his third start, scored on runs of 6 and 10 yards as the Red Wolves (3-8, 2-5 Sun Belt) raced to a 27-0 lead on their first four possessions.

North Texas (2-10, 1-7) closed to 30-26 on a 19-yard pass from Derek Thompson to Jamaal Jackson with 1:25 left.

After Alex Carrington blocked the extra point, ASU's Graham Bates recovered North Texas' ensuing onside-kick attempt.

The Mean Green rallied after trailing 27-7 at halftime. Kevin Dickerson scored on a 25-yard run and Alex Lott caught a 5-yard pass from Nathan Tune to make it 30-20. Lance Dunbar led North Texas with 126 rushing yards and a TD.

Don Jones and Reggie Arnold (111 rushing yards) added scoring runs for ASU.






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    North Texas 26, Arkansas State 30  FinalNov 29 9:02 AM


  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTH TEXAS 0 7 7 12 26
    ARKANSAS ST 14 13 3 0 30 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: ARKANSAS ST - TD, DON JONES 14 YD RUN
    (JOSH ARAUCO KICK), 4:01.
    ARKANSAS ST 7-0
    ARKANSAS ST - TD, RYAN APLIN 6 YD RUN
    (JOSH ARAUCO KICK), 10:51.
    ARKANSAS ST 14-0
    2ND QUARTER: ARKANSAS ST - TD, RYAN APLIN 1

    Nov 28 6:14 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD NORTH TEXAS
    JAMAAL JACKSON 19 YD PASS FROM DEREK THOMPSON
    (PAT BLOCKED)
    NORTH TEXAS 26
    ARKANSAS ST 30 1:26 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    North Texas 26, Arkansas State 30  4th - 1:26Nov 28 6:09 PM
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    North Texas 26, Arkansas State 30  4th - 1:26Nov 28 6:09 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD NORTH TEXAS
    ALEX LOTT 5 YD PASS FROM NATHAN TUNE
    (TWO-POINT RUN CONVERSION FAILED)
    NORTH TEXAS 20
    ARKANSAS ST 30 8:17 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    North Texas 20, Arkansas State 30  4th - 8:17Nov 28 5:49 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTH TEXAS 0 7 7 14
    ARKANSAS ST 14 13 3 30 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: ARKANSAS ST - TD, DON JONES 14 YD RUN
    (JOSH ARAUCO KICK), 4:01.
    ARKANSAS ST 7-0
    ARKANSAS ST - TD, RYAN APLIN 6 YD RUN
    (JOSH ARAUCO KICK), 10:51.
    ARKANSAS ST 14-0
    2ND QUARTER: ARKANSAS ST - TD

    Nov 28 5:39 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG ARKANSAS ST
    JOSH ARAUCO 33 YD
    NORTH TEXAS 14
    ARKANSAS ST 30 0:07 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    North Texas 14, Arkansas State 30  3rd - 0:07Nov 28 5:39 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD NORTH TEXAS
    RILEY DODGE 25 YD FUMBLE RETURN
    (JEREMY KNOTT KICK)
    NORTH TEXAS 14
    ARKANSAS ST 27 8:38 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    North Texas 14, Arkansas State 27  3rd - 8:38Nov 28 5:14 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTH TEXAS 0 7 7
    ARKANSAS ST 14 13 27 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: ARKANSAS ST - TD, DON JONES 14 YD RUN
    (JOSH ARAUCO KICK), 4:01.
    ARKANSAS ST 7-0
    ARKANSAS ST - TD, RYAN APLIN 6 YD RUN
    (JOSH ARAUCO KICK), 10:51.
    ARKANSAS ST 14-0
    2ND QUARTER: ARKANSAS ST - TD, RYAN A

    Nov 28 4:44 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD NORTH TEXAS
    LANCE DUNBAR 36 YD RUN
    (JEREMY KNOTT KICK)
    NORTH TEXAS 7
    ARKANSAS ST 27 1:49 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    North Texas 7, Arkansas State 27  2nd - 1:49Nov 28 4:24 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD ARKANSAS ST
    REGGIE ARNOLD 7 YD RUN
    (PAT BLOCKED)
    NORTH TEXAS 0
    ARKANSAS ST 27 9:57 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    North Texas 0, Arkansas State 27  2nd - 9:57Nov 28 4:04 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTH TEXAS 0
    ARKANSAS ST 21 14:33 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    North Texas 0, Arkansas State 21  2nd - 14:33Nov 28 3:49 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTH TEXAS 0 0
    ARKANSAS ST 14 14 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: ARKANSAS ST - TD, DON JONES 14 YD RUN
    (JOSH ARAUCO KICK), 4:01.
    ARKANSAS ST 7-0
    ARKANSAS ST - TD, RYAN APLIN 6 YD RUN
    (JOSH ARAUCO KICK), 10:51.
    ARKANSAS ST 14-0

    Nov 28 3:49 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD ARKANSAS ST
    RYAN APLIN 6 YD RUN
    (JOSH ARAUCO KICK)
    NORTH TEXAS 0
    ARKANSAS ST 14 4:09 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    North Texas 0, Arkansas State 14  1st - 4:09Nov 28 3:39 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD ARKANSAS ST
    DON JONES 14 YD RUN
    (JOSH ARAUCO KICK)
    NORTH TEXAS 0
    ARKANSAS ST 7 10:59 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    North Texas 0, Arkansas State 7  1st - 10:59Nov 28 3:24 PM