Coach Odums previews Florida A&M

Coach Odums previews Florida A&M
Southern head coach Dawson Odums held his weekly news conference.

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Southern University head football coach Dawson Odums will preview this weekend’s away game against Florida A&M.

The Jaguars are currently 1-2 on the season, after an impressive home victory over Edward Waters College. The final score of the game was 61-0.

Southern wasted no time getting on the board. Running back Devon Benn found the end zone less than 3:00 into the game. Later in the first, quarterback, Ladarius Skelton called his own number on the keeper. A safety gave the Jags a 16-0 lead at the end of the first quarter.

The Florida A&M Rattlers are 1-1 on the season.

The Rattlers had a big win over Fort Valley State, with a final score of 57-20.

After a slow start, the Rattlers (1-1) exploded for 33 second-quarter points and took a commanding 40-0 lead into the break. The 57 points at home were the most Florida A&M had scored on an opponent since a 60-10 victory over Norfolk State on Oct. 25, 2003.

Quarterback Ryan Stanley has thrown three touchdowns for the Rattlers, while running back Davonn Kendrick averages 8.2 yards per carry.

Mack Green and Terry Jefferson each have 10 total tackles this season to lead the A&M defense.

The game will be played in Tallahassee, Florida at 6:00 P.M.

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