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Mississippi Valley State routs Texas College 61-6

Oct 3, 2009 - 11:28 PM ITTA BENA, Miss.(AP) -- Paul Roberts threw five touchdown passes and Mississippi Valley State beat Texas College 61-6 on Saturday.

Roberts passed for 329 yards and the Delta Devils (2-2) amassed 549 total yards of offense. Roberts, who is averaging 258 yards passing in the past three weeks, connected with Cameron Russ for touchdown passes of 4 and 23 yards in the first half.

Stephen Robert scored on runs of 15 and 3 yards for the Delta Devils.

MVSU had scored a total of 17 points in its first three games of the season.

Texas College (0-4), an NAIA team, was led by X.Z. Bloodsaw, who scored on a 4-yard run. He was 20-for-32 for 137 yards and threw one interception.

The Delta Devils held Texas College to 155 total yards offense, and 18 yards rushing on 36 carries.