Under the leadership of Noah Johnson, Alcorn State defeated Southern University 37-28. Johnson completed 18 of 25 passes for 135 yards and rushed for 147 yards. Johnson, the SWAC offensive player of the year, earned the title of Offensive MVP honors for his contributions to the game.
Alcorn State coach Fred McNair explained, “Noah’s been growing up all year. He’s fought through with perseverance and he’s just an excellent player. He’s leading his team and doing a great job. I’m hoping he continues to grow as a young man and as an individual.”