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Southern wins 4th straight, tops Alabama State 28-21

4 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Saturday, November 01 2014 Nov 1, 2014 November 01, 2014 5:57 PM November 01, 2014 in Sports
Source: WBRZ Sports 2
By: Chris Price

BATON ROUGE - Southern began its 3 game home stand with a tough test against Alabama State, but Austin Howard provided the go-ahead score for the Jags in the 4th quarter and Southern won 28-21.  

The Jags moved ahead 28-21 in the 4th quarter as Austin Howard ran for a 9 yard touchdown. 

The Hornets may have lost 3 straight, but they struck first at Mumford Stadium, getting a 37 yard touchdown run from Malcolm Cyrus to give the Hornets a 7-0 lead. 

The Jaguars struck back in the 2nd quarter, first with a field goal and then an 18 yard touchdown pass from Austin Howard to Willie Quinn. 

A blocked extra point left the score at 9-7 Jags. 

The Jags scored two more field goals and a touchdown to go up 21-14 in the 3rd quarter, but the Hornets answered to tie the game at 21 in the early 4th. 

Howard finished with 291 yards through the air and 2 scores, and 55 rushing yards and another touchdown on the ground.

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