• 61°

08-07-10 Looking back

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Rueben Mayes and Gill Fenerty each score on short touchdown runs and New Orleans intercepts three passes as the Saints defeat the L.A. Raiders 17-10 in an exhibition game at Wembley Stadium.

TEN YEARS AGO — Alcorn State senior forward Marcus Fleming, who led the Braves to the SWAC regular-season title last season, is named the SWAC’s preseason player of the year by Lindy’s Sports Annual.

FIVE YEARS AGO — With Donald Carrie, Alcorn State’s No. 2 all-time leading passer, gone, the battle for the starting quarterback position will be between sophomore Oliver Bozeman and freshman Tony Hobson.