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Southern and Herb Edwards run all over Jackson State

The hits keep on coming for Jackson State as they search for their first win.


Southern and Herb Edwards run all over Jackson State


Jackson, MS – Herb Edwards rushed 26 times for 163 yards with a touchdown and quarterback Austin Howard completed 15-of-26 passes for 176 yards with a touchdown and added a rushing touchdown as well as the visiting Jaguars picked up a conference victory against Jackson State, 35-17,  on Saturday night after a weather delay of over an hour and a half.

Southern (4-3, 2-1 SWAC) took the lead for good when Kendall Catalon scored on a four-yard run with 6:35 left in the second quarter to help give the Jags a 14-10 advantage.

Edwards helped increase the lead with 21-10 with 10:35 left in the third quarter on a one-yard score. The Tigers (0-7, 0-3 SWAC) cut into the lead when Miguel James scored on a 29-yard receiving score from Jordan Williams late in the third.

But that’s as close as Jackson State would get as Southern answered with a 6-yard touchdown reception by Jamar Washington from Howard for the game’s final score.

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