Balanced offense from FAMU takes down Southern, 29-17

Published: Nov. 6, 2021 at 9:34 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 6, 2021 at 11:34 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A balanced offensive attack from Florida A&M took down the Southern Jaguars, 29-17, on Saturday, Nov. 6.

The Rattlers gained 381 yards of total offense, with 231 yards of that through the air, and 150 yards on the ground.

Rasean McKay passed for 231 yards and completed 15-of-24 passes and two touchdowns.

For the Jaguars, Bubba McDaniel completed 20-of-38 passing for 183 yards and a touchdown.

The ground game struggled for Southern as the Jags only rushed for 90 yards. Devon Benn led the way with 66 yards on 17 carries and a touchdown.

Southern falls to 3-3 in the SWAC and will face its biggest task of the season when the Jags host Jackson State on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m.

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