Photos: Southern wins Bayou Classic, 38-33

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University's Human Jukebox performs during the 2012 Bayou Classic halftime show.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- A Southern University drum major stands on his head during the 2012 Bayou Classic halftime show.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars defensive back Johnathan Mack (32) breaks up a touchdown pass intended for Grambling State University Tigers wide receiver Jeremy Hernandez (15) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars running back Terence Clayton Jr. (20) leaps over the pile while carrying the ball during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars running back Terence Clayton Jr. (20) is tackled by Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Naquan Smith (26) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Edward Patterson (33) breaks up a touchdown pass intended for Southern University Jaguars wide receiver Michael Berry (80) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars linebacker Franchot West (51) chases down Grambling State University Tigers quarterback D.J. Williams (4) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars fullback Brian McCain (45) carries the ball against Grambling State University Tigers linebacker Wade Julien (57) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Naquan Smith (26) tackles Southern University Jaguars fullback Brian McCain (45) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars running back Virgil Williams (7) breaks up a touchdown pass intended for Grambling State University Tigers wide receiver Anthony McGhee (1) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars fullback Lee Mitchell (41) and Southern University Jaguars linebacker Daniel Brown (98), from left, take down Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Edward Patterson (33) during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars running back Sylvester Nzekwe (33), right, dodges a tackles by Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Edward Patterson (33), left, during the second half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Tyree Hollins (27) clings to the feet of Southern University Jaguars wide receiver Charles Hawkins (3) during the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars defensive back Johnathan Mack (32) breaks up a touchdown pass intended for Grambling State University Tigers wide receiver Musa Mahmud (14) during the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars defensive back Levi Jackson (22) breaks up a pass intended for Grambling State University Tigers wide receiver Jeremy Hernandez (15) during the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAUSouthern wide receiver Charles Hawkins scores a touchdown against Grambling defensive back DeShawn Morrison to tie the game 14-14 during the first half of the Bayou Classic on Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern's Human Jukebox plays pre-game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars quarterback Dray Joseph (10) launches a pass against Grambling.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Dancing Dolls perform during the 2012 Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars wide receiver Charles Hawkins (3) breaks a tackles by Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Naquan Smith (26) during the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Tyree Hollins (27) breaks up a pass intended for Southern University Jaguars wide receiver Lee Doss (2) during the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars wide receiver Lee Doss (2) makes a complete reception against Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Edward Patterson (33) during the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAUWide receiver Lee Doss makes one of his seven catches in Southern's 38-33 victory over Grambling in the Bayou Classic last month. Doss, who had 65 catches for 698 yards and eight touchdowns, was the only Jaguars player named to the All-Southwestern Athletic Conference first team.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Grambling tackles Southern University Jaguars wide receiver Lee Doss (2) after a catch during the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- A Southern pass is incomplete to Southern University Jaguars wide receiver Lee Doss (2), next to Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Tyree Hollins (27) during the Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- A pass is incomplete to Grambling State University Tigers wide receiver Jeremy Hernandez (15) with 23 seconds left in the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Troy Andrews, also known as "Trombone Shorty" performs with Southern University's Human Jukebox during the 2012 Bayou Classic halftime show.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Grambling State University dancers perform with the band during the 2012 Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University's football team huddles before the second half.

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  • Advocate file photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern cornerback Virgil Williams brngs down Grambling wide receiver Jeremy Hernandez during the 2012 Bayou Classic at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- A Grambling State University drum major performs during the 2012 Bayou Classic halftime show.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Southern University Jaguars wide receiver Charles Hawkins (3) carries the ball during the first half action.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Southern University Jaguars defensive back Johnathan Mack (32) tries to tackle Grambling State University Tigers running back Juwan Martin (24) during the Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Southern University Jaguars quarterback Dray Joseph (10) looks to make a pass during the first half.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Grambling football players take the field for the Bayou Classic in November.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern quarterback Dray Joseph (10) hands the ball off to fullback Brian McCain (45) during the second half against Grambling on Nov. 24, 2012.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- A cameraman films the Southern University band during halftime.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Southern University Jaguars defensive back D'Mekus Cook (36) tries to tackle Grambling State University Tigers tight end Johnny Hedgemon (85) after he caught a pass during the Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Southern University Jaguars wide receiver Charles Hawkins (3) and Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Tyree Hollins (27) take a moment to realize what happened after Hawkins avoided tackle by Hollins, and caught a 28-yard pass for a touchdown.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Naquan Smith (26) tries to tackle Southern University Jaguars running back Sylvester Nzekwe (33) after Nzekwe carried the ball 11 yards for a first down during the Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Southern University fans celebrate in the stands during the Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Grambling State University Tigers wide receiver Jeremy Hernandez (15) catches a pass next to Southern University Jaguars defensive back Johnathan Mack (32) during the Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate file photo by ADAM LAUSouthern quarterback Dray Joseph evades a tackle from Grambling linebacker Vick Gilbert during the 2012 Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Southern University Jaguars fullback Lee Mitchell (41) whips his Bayou Classic T-shirt in the air, celebrating the team's win.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAUSouthern University interim head coach Dawson Odums is congratulated after the Jaguars' win over Grambling in the 2012 Bayou Classic on Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University football players celebrate their win.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars wide receiver Lee Doss (2) celebrates Southern's win.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Southern University Chancellor James Llorens, center, holds the trophy with members of the Southern football team after they beat Grambling State University, 38-33, in the Bayou Classic held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars wide receiver Lee Doss (2) pivots around Grambling State University Tigers defensive back Naquan Smith (26) during the 2012 Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Southern University Jaguars linebacker Javon Allen (57), right, is swamped by teammates after making an interception.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Southern University football players gather for photos after winning the Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Southern University football players gather for photos after winning the Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Southern University Jaguars wide receiver Lee Doss (2) rubs Southern University Jaguars interim head coach Dawson Odums' head after they won the Bayou Classic.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLANDGrambling wide receiver Musa Mahmud catches a touchdown pass during first half action of the Bayou Classic on Saturday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Grambling State University head coach Doug Williams walks onto the field at the start of the Bayou Classic, held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT/GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT OUT/225 OUT/10/12 OUT/IN REGISTER OUT/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/MANDATORY CREDIT THE ADVOCATE/ FIRST LAST NAME.

  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER McCLELLAND -- Grambling coach Doug Williams walks onto the field at the start of the Bayou Classic, held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012.

  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER McCLELLAND -- Many seats remain empty during the Bayou Classic, held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012.

  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Seats remain empty during the halftime show of the Bayou Classic in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in November. Attendance for the annual matchup between rivals Southern and Grambling has fallen from 76,641 in 1994 to an average of 43,396 the past three years.

  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Grambling State University head coach Doug Williams interacts with his players during the Bayou Classic held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT/GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT OUT/225 OUT/10/12 OUT/IN REGISTER OUT/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/MANDATORY CREDIT THE ADVOCATE/ FIRST LAST NAME.

  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Grambling State University head coach Doug Williams gets angry with a referee's call during first half action of the Bayou Classic held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT/GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT OUT/225 OUT/10/12 OUT/IN REGISTER OUT/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/MANDATORY CREDIT THE ADVOCATE/ FIRST LAST NAME.

  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Grambling State University head coach Doug Williams walks onto the field at the start of the Bayou Classic, held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT/GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT OUT/225 OUT/10/12 OUT/IN REGISTER OUT/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/MANDATORY CREDIT THE ADVOCATE/ FIRST LAST NAME.

  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Southern University Chancellor James Llorens, center top, holds the trophy with the Southern University football team after they won against Grambling State University in the Bayou Classic, held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT/GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT OUT/225 OUT/10/12 OUT/IN REGISTER OUT/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/MANDATORY CREDIT THE ADVOCATE/ FIRST LAST NAME.

  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- A Southern University tuba player is reflected in the other band members' instruments before halftime of the Bayou Classic held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT/GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT OUT/225 OUT/10/12 OUT/IN REGISTER OUT/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/MANDATORY CREDIT THE ADVOCATE/ FIRST LAST NAME.

  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Grambling State University head coach Doug Williams walks onto the field at the start of the Bayou Classic, held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT/GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT OUT/225 OUT/10/12 OUT/IN REGISTER OUT/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/MANDATORY CREDIT THE ADVOCATE/ FIRST LAST NAME.