Southern dominates over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in homecoming game, 49-17

Southern dominates over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in homecoming game, 49-17

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Southern beats Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions in the Jaguars' Homecoming game.

Jaguar senior Willie Quinn had a record-breaking night, setting an all-time career reception record with 209 catches. He had a total of 169 all-purpose yards, including 94 receiving yards on six catches with two touchdowns.

Running back Lenard Tillery had 135 rushing yards on 19 carries, including two 6-yard touchdown runs.

Southern quarterback Austin Howard was 22 of 28 for 292 yards, including three touchdown passes. In the fourth quarter, Deonte Shorts came in to take over as quarterback and scored the Jags' final touchdown on a quarterback keeper.

The Jags offense had 515 total yards as Southern improved to 4-2, 4-0 in SWAC play. The Golden Lions are 1-6 overall this year and 1-4 in SWAC play.

The Jaguars will travel next to face Alcorn State on October 29.


Southern's Lenard Tillery rushed 6 yards for a touchdown. (SU 7, UAPB 0 - 10:56 1st Qtr)

Jags' Tillery ran for another 6-yard touchdown. (SU 14, UAPB 0 - 5:57 1st Qtr)

UAPB's Willie Young caught a 62-yard touchdown pass. (SU 14, UAPB 7 - 4:59 1st Qtr)

Southern's John West rushed for a 6-yard touchdown. (SU 21, UAPB 7 - 3:36 1st Qtr)

UAPB's Jamie Gillian kicked a 25-yard field goal. (SU 21, UAPB 10 - 5:46 2nd Qtr)

Southern quarterback Austin Howard threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Willie Quinn (SU 28, UAPB 10 - 8:16 3rd Qtr)

Jags' Howard threw to Dontrell Brown for a 14-yard touchdown. (SU 35, UAPB 10 - 0:28 3rd Qtr)

SU's Howard connected with Quinn for a 27-yard touchdown pass. (SU 42, UAPB 10 - 10:14 4th Qtr)

UAPB's LeEarl Patterson rushed for a 2-yard touchdown. (SU 42, UAPB 17 - 8:32 4th Qtr)

Southern's Deonte Shorts scored a 4-yard touchdown with a QB keeper. (SU 49, UAPB 17 - 3:58 4th Qtr)

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