Photos: Southern beats Florida A&M, 21-14

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern Jaguars rejoice after their 21-14 victory over Florida A&M during the Atlanta Football Classic in Atlanta, Georgia Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern linebacker Franchot West (51), left, hugs Southern linebacker Daniel Brown (98) after Brown ran the ball into the end zone to put the Jags ahead of the Rattlers during the 4th quarter. Southern linebacker Corry Roy (58) is at right.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNONSouthern linebacker Corry Roy, right, eyes a Florida A&M fumble during the fourth quarter of the Atlanta Football Classic on Saturday. Roy, with defensive back Johnathan Mack, left, and linebacker Daniel Brown (98) are trying to recover the fumble. Brown ending up recovering and running it in for a touchdown.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern interim head football coach Dawson Odums races over to shake the hand of Florida A&M head coach Joe Taylor after Odum's Jaguars defeated the Rattlers 21-14.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNONSouthern interim head football coach Dawson Odums, center, hugs Florida A&M head coach Joe Taylor after the Jaguars defeated the Rattlers 21-14 Saturday in the Atlanta Football Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern linebacker Daniel Brown (98) keeps his wound up high as he walks off the field following his team's 21-14 win.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern defensive back Kevin King (15), left, and Southern linebacker Anthony Balancier (49) rejoice after their team's 21-14 victory.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern running back Sylvester Nzekwe (33), right, drives into the Florida A&M end zone against Rattlers defensive back Devan Roberts (3) to put the Jaguars on the board in the 3rd quarter 6-7.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern wide receiver Lee Doss (2) gets away from Rattlers defensive back Jonathan Pillow (19) during the 4th quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNONSouthern quarterback Dray Joseph surges forward on a keeper as Florida A&M defensive back Antwain Mathews tries to bring him down during Saturday's game in Atlanta. Joseph, the game MVP, completed 25 of 35 passes for 226 yards and two touchdowns as the Jaguars rallied for a 21-14 win.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern defensive back Darrius Coleman (30) drives for yards deep in Jaguars territory against Florida A&M during the 3rd quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern interim head football coach Dawson Odums, center, is all smiles as sees time winding down against Florida A&M with assistant coach Manny Martin at his side.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern wide receiver Lee Doss (2) stretches for yards against Rattlers defensive back Devan Roberts (3) during the 2nd quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON --Rattlers quarterback Damien Fleming (7) bobbles the ball after being attacked by Jaguars defenders, including Southern linebacker Daniel Brown (98), left, Southern defensive tackle Gerard Levier (97), center, and Southern linebacker Anthony Balancier (49) during the 4th quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern linebacker Anthony Balancier (49), left, and Southern linebacker Franchot West (51), right, take down Rattlers running back James Owens (21) during the 1st quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern wide receiver Lee Doss (2) eyes a touchdown pass against Rattlers defensive back Devan Roberts (3) during the 4th quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern quarterback Dray Joseph (10) keeps the ball against Rattlers defensive tackle Padric Scott (95) as Southern offensive lineman Zach Brown (74) looks on during the 2nd quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNONSouthern interim football coach Dawson Odums eyes his team during the Atlanta Football Classic against Florida A&M earlier this season.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern defensive back Mychal Bell (26) breaks up a pass intended for Rattlers wide receiver Lenworth Lennon (27) during the 1st quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern wide receiver Michael Berry (80) is taken down by Florida A&M defenders during the 2nd quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern quarterback Dray Joseph (10) is pressured by Rattlers linebacker Brandon Hepburn (52) during the 1st quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Rattlers quarterback Damien Fleming (7) throws a touchdown pass to put Florida A&M up over the Jaguars 13-7 during the 3rd quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Rattlers wide receiver Travis Harvey (2) catches a touchdown pass over Southern defensive back Johnathan Mack (32) to put Florida A&M ahead over the Jaguars 13-7 in the 3rd quarter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern linebacker Franchot West (51) celebrates his 3rd quarter tackle with Southern running back Virgil Williams (7).

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern running back Darrius Coleman (30) drives against Florida A&M during the 1st half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Chaka Khan performs during the halftime show.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern quarterback Dray Joseph (10) keeps the ball against Rattlers defensive tackle Padric Scott (95) as Southern offensive lineman Zach Brown (74) looks on during the 2nd quarter of the Atlanta Football Classic Saturday. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/ LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC./GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT/225/10/12/IN REGISTER/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern quarterback Dray Joseph