GRAMBLING, La. — Devante Kincaid threw for 255 yards and a touchdown, Martez Carter rushed for 102 yards and a score and Grambling used two, fourth-quarter touchdowns to pull away from Jackson State 36-21 on Saturday night.

With 12:17 left to play, Kincaid threw a 51-yard touchdown pass to Lyndemian Brooks to cap a 13-play, 96-yard drive.

Later, on third-and-15 and Jackson State at its own 9-yard line, De’Arius Christmas forced a Shaquil Ward fumble on a short pass. Percy Cargo Jr. recovered it and pitched it to Christmas who ran it in from 11-yards out for the game’s final margin.

Grambling (2-1) overcame eight penalties for 118 yards and outgained Jackson State in total yards 419 to 265.

Brent Lyles led Jackson State (0-3) with 208 yards passing and a touchdown. His 33-yard TD pass to Benjy Parrish with 7:03 left in the third quarter brought the Tigers to 22-21.

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