JONESBORO, AR (astateredwolves.com) - The recent Homecoming success for the Arkansas State University football team continued as the Red Wolves behind the passing of junior Fredi Knighten and junior Michael Gordon's running led to a 28-14 victory over the ULM Warhawks this Saturday (Oct. 4) night in A-State's Sun Belt Conference (SBC) opener in front of 29,317 fans at Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro, Ark.
A-State, which improves its record to 3-2 overall and 1-0 in league play this season, won for the 11th time in its last 12 Homecoming contests. The three-time defending SBC Champions also prevailed for the 21st time in their last 24 conference matchups and defeated ULM for the fifth time in a row to date.
Fredi Knighten registered career highs in both total offense (355 yards) and passing (284 yards) for the Red Wolves, who scored all of their 28 points in the second half. Michael Gordon also turned in a productive night by running for a game-high 168 yards and averaging 11.2 yards per carry.