MONTICELLO, Ark. — Greg Wilson returned two interceptions for touchdowns as Arkansas-Monticello pitched a shutout in a 41-0 victory over Texas College on Saturday.
The Steers (0-3) failed to score a touchdown for the third consecutive game.
TC played shutout ball of its own in the second quarter, recovering a fumble and reaching Arkansas-Monticello’s 1-yard line before turning the ball over on downs.
Arkansas-Monticello (2-0) scored all the points it needed on Damon Wicker’s 39-yard run on the game’s opening possession. Nakita Myles scored less than four minutes later to double the UAM lead and Wilson picked off a pass and ran 25 yards for another score to make it 21-0 less than a minute later.
Hunter Leppert connected with D.J. Stephens for a 56-yard TD early in the third quarter before Wilson stepped in front of another ball and scored on a 12-yard interception return.
A fifth different UAM player, Kamrawn Russell, reached the end zone for the final score, a 4-yard run late in the fourth quarter.
TC, which has been outscored 146-3 on the young season, finished with 149 total yards. The Steers averaged less than two yards per rush while three different passers threw a total of four interceptions.
Charles Jackson carried TC’s offense with team highs in rushing yards (44) and receptions (5-10).
Dontay Livingston led TC’s defense with eight tackles while Luther Sanders totaled four tackles with a sack. Devonte Morris made seven stops for the Steers.
Leppert led UAM’s offense, hitting on 26 of 42 passes for 265 yards.
The Steers return to action on Saturday against Texas Southern in Houston. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Butler Stadium.