2022 Football

Texas Southern defeats Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Texas Southern defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Simmons Bank Field on Saturday afternoon during homecoming weekend.

Visiting Texas Southern defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday afternoon by a final score of 24-17.

Andrew Body racked up a game-high 211 yards through the air in the Texas Southern victory. The Tigers found offensive success throughout the day, outpacing Arkansas-Pine Bluff in total offensive yards 290 to 212. Despite the win, Texas Southern will be looking at their pass rush as an area of potential improvement. They had 0 sacks on the afternoon.

Kayvon Britten rushed for two touchdowns on the ground to lead the way for the Golden Lions. Britten’s performance was a bright spot in an otherwise disappointing game for fans. They also had trouble converting drives into points, opting for eight punts on the afternoon.

Photo Courtesy of Arkansas Pine Bluff Athletics

This win snaps a two game losing skid and finally gives fans of Texas Southern something to cheer about. With a bye coming up on the schedule, they’ll have an extra week of preparation for their next game against Alcorn State on Oct. 22. For Arkansas-Pine Bluff, it was another weekend of disappointment. They have now lost four games in a row. They will look to rebound in their next game against Alabama A&M on Oct. 16.

Texas Southern defeats Arkansas-Pine Bluff
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