Southern roars to win over Grambling in Bayou Classic
NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - Southern relied on its defense and a decent ground game to get past Grambling in the Bayou Classic on Saturday, Nov. 26.
The Jags (7-4, 5-3 SWAC) came away with a 34-17 win over the Tigers (3-8, 2-6 SWAC).
The Southern defense sacked Grambling quarterback Julian Calvez six times, forced two fumbles, and intercepted him once for a pick-six. The Jags rushed for 159 total yards and three touchdowns.
With the victory, Southern wins the SWAC West and will face Jackson State in the SWAC Championship game.
- Julian Calvez pass to Lyndon Rash for 4 yds for a TD (SU - 0, GSU - 7)
- Karl Ligon run for 2 yds for a TD (SU - 7, GSU - 7)
- Garrett Urban 44 yd FG GOOD (SU - 7, GSU - 10)
- Kendric Rhymes run for 5 yds for a TD (SU - 14, GSU - 10)
- Julian Calvez run for 1 yd for a TD (SU - 14, GSU - 17)
- BeSean McCray run for 22 yds for a TD (SU - 21, GSU - 17)
- Julian Calvez sacked by Derrick Williams, fumble recovered by Jordan Carter, and returned for TD (SU - 28, GSU - 17)
- Kriston Davis intercepted Julian Calvez and returned it for a TD (SU - 34, GSU - 17)
More to come.
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