From Southern University Media Relations:
DALLAS, TX — Glendon McDaniel threw three touchdown passes, two of them in a decisive third quarter and Southern defeated Texas Southern in the State Fair Showdown on Saturday.
Texas Southern’s Devin Williams scored on a 14-yard run before McDaniel’s 7-yard TD pass to Jordan Davis put Southern ahead by 14 again, 28-14. A 4-yard run by Williams closed out the scoring with 5:57 to go. Datrel Brumfield forced a fumble at the Jaguars 26 on their only remaining possession and Jordan Williamsrecovered for Southern.
McDaniel was 17 of 26 for 252 yards for the Jaguars (4-3, 3-0).
The Jaguars’ defense was led by Benjamin Harris and Caleb Carter with seven tackles each. Jakoby Pappillion and Calvin Lunkins had six stops each. Tamaurice Smith is the SWAC’s Interception leader added to his total today, picking off Texas Southerns’ quarterback in the first quarter. Smith has 4 picks on the year. Southern leads the conference in interceptions.
The teams combined for 1,005 yards of offense, 516 for Texas Southern and 489 for Southern.
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