George Roberts’ Delta State Men’s Football teammates scored 14 unanswered fourth quarter points to rally for a 28-25 victory over the University of West Florida at Blue Wahoos Stadium in front of 5,548 fans on Homecoming for the Argonauts.
Johnquavious McBride's 65-yard blocked field goal return for a touchdown proved to be the game-winning score for the No. 21-ranked Delta State.
Delta State rushed 56 times for 183 yards, as they amassed 384 total yards in the win.Collin Willis passed for 164 yards after completing 13-of-20 attempts with no touchdowns and one interception. Breck Ruddick, who led the team with 67 yards rushing on 17 carries, was 7-for-14 for 37 yards through the air.
Chris Robinson rushed 15 times for 53 yards and a pair of touchdowns, while Willis added 37 yards on the ground with one score.
Willis Chambers led Delta State with five catches on the night.
After going 4-for-14 on third down through the first three quarters, Delta State finished the fourth quarter 5-for-7, including three conversions on Robinson's key scoring drive.
The University of West Florida outgained Delta State 443-384, including 354 yards passing by Beaudry, who completed 22-of-47 passes on the evening.
Caleb Robinson led the University of West Florida and all receivers with five grabs for 129 yards.