Scores

Final

Southern 35

(3-2, 3-0 SWAC)

Jackson State 28

(1-4, 0-2 SWAC)

7:07 PM ET, October 4, 2008

Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium, Jackson, MS

1 2 3 4 T
SOU 3 13 5 1435
JKST 0 9 3 1628

Top Performers

Passing: B. Lee (SOU) - 266 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: T. Rutland (JKST) - 18 CAR, 101 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Stewart (SOU) - 8 REC, 179 YDS, 2 TD

Southern U. 35, Jackson St. 28

Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. -- Bryant Lee passed for 266 yards and two touchdowns to lead Southern to its third straight win with a 35-28 victory over Jackson State on Saturday night.

Southern (3-2, 2-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) ended a two-game losing streak to Jackson State.

The Jaguars trailed 7-3 midway through the second quarter before Lee connected with Juamorris Stewart on a 37-yard touchdown pass for a 10-7 lead with 8:30 left in the first half.

Four minutes later, Lee again found Stewart for a 33-yard touchdown pass to give Southern a 16-7 lead with 4:04 remaining. Stewart finished with 179 yards on eight catches.

Southern, which had 415 yards of offense, got fourth quarter touchdown runs of 2 yards from Kendrick Smith and 26 yards from Silas Gibbs to stretch its lead to 35-20 with two minutes left in the game.

Jackson State (1-4, 0-1), which lost its third straight game, got two touchdowns passes from Trae Rutland, but committed 10 penalties and had three turnovers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SOU
JKST
1st Downs2113
Total Yards415302
Passing266192
Rushing149110
Penalties11-8510-108
3rd Down Conversions3-144-12
4th Down Conversions2-31-1
Turnovers23
Possession32:5627:04

Passing Leaders

Southern UniversityC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lee18/292669.220
Jackson StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Rutland11/231817.911

Rushing Leaders

Southern UniversityCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lee18583.2016
Smith19542.819
Jackson StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rutland181015.6128
Dorzon591.804

Receiving Leaders

Southern UniversityRECYDSAVGTDLG
Stewart817922.4244
Roberts3268.7011
Jackson StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Everett26030.0054
Frost24723.5133

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSOUJKST
FG03:16Josh Duran 27 Yd 30
SECOND QUARTERSOUJKST
TD12:10Marcel Frost 33 Yd Pass From Trae Rutland (Eric Perri Kick) 37
TD08:30Juamorris Stewart 37 Yd Pass From Bryant Lee (Josh Duran Kick) 107
TD04:04Juamorris Stewart 22 Yd Pass From Bryant Lee (Pat Blocked) 167
SF00:00Toyin Akinwale Tackled By Antoine Ott-Terrell In End Zone 169
THIRD QUARTERSOUJKST
SF08:18Ball Through End Zone 189
FG03:53Eric Perri 36 Yd 1812
FG00:16Josh Duran 21 Yd 2112
FOURTH QUARTERSOUJKST
TD08:48Kendrick Smith 2 Yd Run (Josh Duran Kick) 2812
TD05:57Luther Edwards 2 Yd Run (Trae Rutland Pass For Two-Point Conversion) 2820
TD01:57Silas Gibbs 26 Yd Run (Josh Duran Kick) 3520
TD00:22Trae Rutland 8 Yd Run (Luther Edwards Run For Two-Point Conversion) 3528