Alabama A&M 63, Texas Southern 0

Updated: October 4, 2003, 7:45 PM ET

NORMAL, Ala. -- Johnny Keith threw two touchdowns and ran for another, and Alabama A&M's defense and special teams added four TDs as the Bulldogs beat Texas Southern 63-0 Saturday.

The Tigers (2-3, 1-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) managed only 135 yards of offense and lost five fumbles in the rout. The Bulldogs (4-2, 3-1) also picked off three passes in recording their second shutout in three games.

Keith threw both of his TD passes early, completing an 18-yard score to Jacob Wilson late in the first quarter and giving A&M a 14-0 lead on an 8-yard strike to Durrel Weekley.

Reggie Johnson started the Bulldogs' non-offensive scoring with a 26-yard interception return midway through the second quarter, and Keith scored on a 14-yard scamper to put A&M up 28-0 at halftime.

Nicholas Wells returned the second half kickoff 84 yards, and the Bulldogs added fumble returns of 30 yards by Lindel Edwards and 16 yards by Derri Franklin.

Keith finished the game 10-of-15 for 176 yards and an interception before yielding to backup Tim Robinson. Travis Martin had five catches for 77 yards.

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