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Southern edges Alcorn, 38-35, on walk-off field goal as time expires

Published: Oct. 30, 2021 at 9:43 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Southern rebounded from its homecoming loss with a 38-35 win over Alcorn on a field goal with no time left on the clock.

Freshman kicker Luke Jackson nailed a 47-yard field goal to give the Jags the victory.

Southern (4-4, 3-2 SWAC) was led by quarterback Bubba McDaniel, who was 20-of-34 for 258 yards and a touchdown against the Braves (5-3, 4-1 SWAC). He also had 59 yards rushing.

The ground game was also a tremendous factor, totalling 208 yards. Jerodd Sims led the way with 22 carries for 76 yards and three touchdowns. Kobe Dillon added 15 carries for 54 yards and Devon Benn had three carries for 15 yards. Ladarius Skelton also found the end zone once.

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