Photos: Southern beats Jackson State, 28-21

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern defensive back D'Mekeus Cook (36), center, makes an interception after Jackson State's Michael Perkins (80), bottom, had a touchdown pass broken up by Southern defensive back Virgil Williams (7) during the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern defensive back D'Mekeus Cook (36), center, eyes a pass broken up by Southern defensive back Virgil Williams (7) and meant for Jackson State's Michael Perkins (80), before making an interception in the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAUSouthern defensive back Virgil Williams (7) breaks up a pass intended for Jackson State's Michael Perkins, resulting in an deflected interception by Southern defensive back D'Mekeus Cook last Month at A.W. Mumford Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern's football team huddles on the field during the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern wide receiver Michael Berry (80), left, makes a reception against Jackson State defensive back Qua Cox (20), right, in the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAUSouthern wide receiver Michael Berry celebrates with teammates after scoring Southern's second touchdown against Jackson State on Saturday in Jackson, Miss.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern wide receiver Michael Berry (80), right, beats Jackson State defensive back Caleb Lester (19), left, into the endzone for Southern's second touchdown in the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern linebacker Anthony Balancier (49), top, makes an interception against rival Jackson State during the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU --Southern's Jaleel Richardson outruns Jackson State's Ryan Griffin as he returns the open kickoff against Jackson State for an 86-yard touchdown Saturday in Jackson, Miss. Southern won 28-21.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern defensive back Mychal Bell (26) takes down Jackson State running back B.J. Lee (3) in the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAUSouthern defensive back Jaleel Richardson is knocked out of bounds by Jackson State linebacker Ryan Griffin in the second half Saturday in Jackson, Miss.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern running back Sylvester Nzekwe (33), right, is pursued by Jackson State defensive tackle Johnathan Billups (93) and defensive back Richard Hughes (6), from left, in the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Jackson State wide receiver De Sean McKenzie (87), right, makes a reception as Jackson State wide receiver Jairus Moll (4) and Southern defensive back Marquon Webster (48), from left, tussle for position in the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern fans cheer in the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAUSouthern head coach Dawson Odums signals from the sideline in the second half of Saturday's 28-21 win over Jackson State at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson, Miss..

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAUFormer Southern coach Stump Mitchell, center, sits in the stands with fans during Southern's game against Jackson State on Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAUSouthern defensive back Johnathan Mack, left, breaks up a pass meant for Jackson State wide receiver DeSean McKenzie in a game Sept. 22. Mack could return to the SU lineup Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAUJackson State wide receiver Rico Richardson), bottom, makes a touchdown catch against Southern defensive back Kevin King in the second half of Southern's 28-21 win Saturday in Jackson, Miss..

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAUSouthern head coach Dawson Odums yells orders from the sidelines in the second half of the Jaguars' 28-21 win over Jackson State on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson, Miss..

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Jackson State defensive back Cameron Loeffler (5), left, breaks up a pass meant for Southern tight end Rashaun Allen (88), center, in the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern defensive back Virgil Williams (7), bottom left, tackles Jackson State's B.J. Lee (3), bottom right, during the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern's band performs during the game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern dancers perform in the stands during the game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern offensive lineman Zach Brown (74), quarterback J.P. Douglas (4), defensive lineman Anthony Mosley (75), and defensive back Omar Cook (17), from left, celebrate with teammates on the field after beating rival Jackson State.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern's former head coach Stump Mitchell, center, celebrates with fans after Southern's victory over rival Jackson State.

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