Jags fall in season opener on the road against Alabama State
MONTGOMERY, AL. (WAFB) - The Southern Jags fell short in their season opener against Alabama State 14-10 on Saturday.
Southern starting quarterback Harold Blood accounted for 200 yards in total offense.
Southern’s only touchdown came from receiver Kendrick Rymes who caught a deep pass in the endzone to put the Jags up by 3, ending the first half 10-7.
Blood threw a big pass to receiver Colbey Washington late in the fourth quarter, getting a first down in Alabama territory with less than 4 minutes on the clock.
The Hornets defense forced 4 turnovers in the second half, holding the Jags to 10.
Southern will return home on Saturday, September, 9 to take on Jackson State for the BoomBox Classic. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.
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