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Southern at Texas Southern: By the Numbers

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Southern is looking to win their sixth game in a row Saturday night against Texas Southern.

The Jags (6-3, 4-1) are one game back of Grambling State in the SWAC West, with the Bayou Classic just two weeks away in the Mercedes Benz Superdome.

Before the Jags face the Grambling Tigers, they will need to take care of another Tiger in Houston, TX.

Texas Southern (1-7, 1-4) ended their winless season last weekend with a victory against Miss. Valley State.

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Texas Southern Wins:  Miss. Valley State (38-21) 

Texas Southern Losses:  Florida A&M (7-29), HBU(17-24), Alabama A&M (13-30), Alcorn State (17-24), Kennesaw State (3-48), Alabama State (16-23), Grambling (24-50) 

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

OFFENSE SU TSU
First Downs 164 126
Rushing Attempts 336 263
Rushing Yards 1410 916
Rushing Avg/Carry 4.2 3.5
Rushing Yards/Game 156.7 114.5
Passing Completions/Attempts/Int 161-290-10 109-230-8
Passing Yards 1906 1266
Avg/Pass 6.6 5.5
Passing Yards/Game 211.8 158.2
Total Offense/Game 368.4 272.8
Points/Game 27.4 16.9

DEFENSE SU TSU
First Downs Allowed 170 160
Rushing Yards Allowed 1576 1328
Passing Yards Allowed 1812 2022
Total Yards Allowed 3388 3350
Total Yards Allowed/Game 376.4 418.8
Turnovers 21 11
Sacks 19 13
Points Allowed/Game 29.8 31.1

Kickoff:   5 p.m. BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston

PREDICTION: Southern 42, Texas Southern 24

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