Southern takes down Mississippi Valley 38-24

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38 JAGS 2-2 , 1-0

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25 MVSU  0-3 , 0-1


Willie D. Scott, Associate Director of Sports Information

JACKSON, MS — Southern’s quarterback Glendon McDaniel had a career performance as the Jaguars pounce the Delta Devils 38-25 on Sunday afternoon at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson, Mississippi. 

McDaniel finished the night 18-of-26 for 235 yards and a career-high five touchdowns, as he connected with five different receivers on the night. With the Jaguars running back room short handed, Kobe Dillon got an opportunity to carry the load for a career-high 110 yards off 13 carries averaging a game-high 8.4 yards a carry. 

Jamar Washington led SU in receiving with 90 yards off seven receptions and a score. Freshman All-American tight-end Ethan Howard has 61 yards off four receptions and score followed up by freshman Tyler Kirkwood finishing  the night with three receptions for 61 yards and a score. Travis O’Connor added 20 more receiving yards off three receptions and a score and Marquis McClain finished with 1 reception for 12 yards and a score as the Jaguars receivers gave the Delta Devils secondary the fits all day.

The Jaguar defense continued their bend but don’t break mentality led by senior strong safety Jakoby Pappillion with seven tackles, one interception and two huge pass breakups along with Camron Peterson with seven tackles, two half sacks for a seven-yard loss and three tackles for eleven-yards loss.

Cornerback Glenn Brown finished with five solo tackles, one pass breakup and one tackle for a ten-yard loss. Junior defensive end Jordan Lewis added five tackles, two-half sacks for seven-yards loss, three tackles for a 10 yard loss and two qb hurries. Cornerback Tamaurice Smith finished the night with four solo tackles and three drive changing pass breakups.  

Mississippi Valley quarterback Jalani Eason finished the night going 18-of-27 for 210 yards and three touchdowns connecting with six different receivers. Caleb Johnson added 108 yards on the ground for the delta devils and a score. 

SU 2-2, SWAC 1-0 | MVSU 0-3, SWAC 0-1 

Southern will be back in action on Oct. 9 in Arlington, Texas in the Arlington Football Showdown at Globe Life Park. Kickoff is slated for 4 PM.

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Next Game:
vs. Texas Southern University
10/9/2021 | 4:00 PM

Team Statistics

Total Yards458335
Pass Yards235210
Rushing Yards223125
Penalty Yards8-466-44
1st Downs2318
3rd Downs5-125-11
4th Downs1-30-2
JAGS_F~107:46 – JAGS_F~1 – Luke Jackson 43 yd field goal 12 plays, 53 yards, TOP 7:1430
MVSUFB02:39 – MVSUFB – Clayton, Jarius 30 yd pass from Eason, Jalani (Fernandez, Orla kick blocked) 8 plays, 87 yards, TOP 2:4236
JAGS_F~114:16 – JAGS_F~1 – Ethan Howard 18 yd pass from GlendonMcDaniel (Luke Jackson kick) 9 plays, 75 yards, TOP 3:23106
JAGS_F~107:54 – JAGS_F~1 – JamarWashington 32 yd pass from GlendonMcDaniel (Luke Jackson kick) 8 plays, 81 yards, TOP 3:50176
JAGS_F~100:30 – JAGS_F~1 – Marquis McClain 12 yd pass from GlendonMcDaniel (Luke Jackson kick) 3 plays, 69 yards, TOP 0:54246
MVSUFB10:51 – MVSUFB – Johnson III, Do 21 yd pass from Eason, Jalani (Fernandez, Orla kick) 10 plays, 75 yards, TOP 4:092413
JAGS_F~107:11 – JAGS_F~1 – Tyler Kirkwood 46 yd pass from GlendonMcDaniel (Luke Jackson kick) 8 plays, 70 yards, TOP 3:323113
MVSUFB03:29 – MVSUFB – Johnson, Caleb 4 yd run (Eason, Jalani pass failed), 4 plays, 74 yards, TOP 1:503119
JAGS_F~100:34 – JAGS_F~1 – Travis O’Connor 13 yd pass from GlendonMcDaniel (Luke Jackson kick) 6 plays, 65 yards, TOP 2:483819
MVSUFB10:16 – MVSUFB – Rankin, Jacory 11 yd pass from Eason, Jalani (Eason, Jalani pass failed) 12 plays, 75 yards, TOP 5:183825

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