SWAC plays begins this weekend and Southern will travel to Lorman, MS to face the Alcorn State Braves.
The Jaguars (1-2) enter the game on a two-game losing streak, 45-0 to Southern Miss and 55-17 to UTSA.
Alcorn State (1-2) started the season with a win against Miles College (51-10), but have lost two in a row as well, 17-10 to FIU and 34-27 to McNeese State.
Southern continues to struggle on offense, averaging 195 yards per game and there is a slim chance quarterback Austin Howard may play on Saturday. Howard hurt his knee in the season opener against South Carolina State.
The Braves are averaging 29 points per game on offense and 307 yards per game through the air.
Here's a look at the Jags and Braves, by the numbers ...
|First Downs Allowed||66||61|
|Rushing Yards Allowed||524||425|
|Passing Yards Allowed||802||754|
|Total Yards Allowed||1326||1179|
|Total Yards Allowed/Game||442||393|
Kickoff: 6 p.m. • Lorman, MS
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PREDICTION: Alcorn 27, Southern 16.
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