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Southern at UTSA: By the Numbers

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Southern is looking to bounce back from a tough 45-0 defeat to Southern Miss, but it will not be an easy task.

This weekend the Jaguars travel to San Antonio to face the UTSA Roadrunners.

Southern (1-1) has struggled on offense this season, averaging only seven points per game, and were shutout last weekend by the Golden Eagles.

The loss of quarterback Austin Howard has not help the Jaguar offense. Glendon McDowell and Darquez Lee finished 10 of 26 passing for 78 yards and two interceptions in the loss to Southern Miss.

The Roadrunners, led by former LSU running backs coach Frank Wilson, are 1-0 this season after beating the Big 12's Baylor Bears, 17-10.

Here's a look at the Jags and Roadrunners, by the numbers ...

OFFENSE SU UTSA
First Downs 25 20
Rushing Attempts 65 45
Rushing Yards 151 220
Rushing Avg/Carry 2.3 4.9
Rushing Yards/Game 75.5 220
Passing Completions/Attempts/Int 30-61-3 15-20-0 
Passing Yards 286 155
Avg/Pass 4.7 7.8
Passing Yards/Game 143 220
Total Offense/Game 218.5 375
Points/Game 7 17

DEFENSE SU UTSA
First Downs Allowed 41 10
Rushing Yards Allowed 357 137
Passing Yards Allowed 467 137
Total Yards Allowed 824 274
Total Yards Allowed/Game 412 274
Turnovers 5 3
Sacks 3 4
Points Allowed/Game 26,5 10

Kickoff: 6 p.m. from the San Antonio Alamodome

Southern's defense will keep the Jaguars in the game, but struggles on offense will prove too much to overcome.

PREDICTION: UTSA 24, Southern 16.

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