JSU: Ryan Deising 27 field goal at 7:45. DRIVE: 10 plays, 53 yards, 5:26. KEY PLAY: Clayton Moore finds Lacorey Tucker for a 22-yard gain, moving the ball to the SU 17. Moore finishes the possession 5-of-5 for 49 yards. Jackson State 3, Southern 0.
SOUTHERN: Lenard Tillery 60 run (Greg Pittman kick) at 2:10. DRIVE: 5 plays, 80 yards, 1:53. KEY PLAY: Bradley Coleman leaps between two defenders to snare a 12-yard pass from Dray Joseph and convert a second-and-12. Tillery goes the distance on the next play. Southern 7, Jackson State 3.
JSU: Deising 39 field goal at 11:20. DRIVE: 9 plays, 44 yards, 3:31. KEY PLAYS: Tommy Gooden carries for times for 25 yards to open the second half, loosening up a defense that allowed 58 yards in the first half. On the fifth play of the drive, Moore connects with Zachary Pendleton for 19 yards to the Southern 41. Southern 7, Jackson State 6.
JSU: Moore 2 run (Deising kick) at 8:26. DRIVE: 5 plays, 9 yards, 1:42. KEY PLAY: Javancy Jones sacks Joseph on third-and-long, forcing a fumble that is recovered by Cedric Hogan at the Southern 9. Jackson State 13, Southern 7.
JSU: Rakeem Sims 1 run (kick failed) at 3:01. DRIVE: 12 plays, 75 yards, 4:19. KEY PLAY: Moore hits Pendleton for 15 yards to convert a third-and-8. Jackson State 19, Southern 7.
SOUTHERN: Lee Doss 19 pass from Joseph (Pittman kick) at 1:08. DRIVE: 6 plays, 70 yards, 1:47. KEY PLAY: Willie Quinn lays out along the left sideline to grab a 43-yard pass from Joseph to the JSU 16. Jackson State 19, Southern 14.
Final score: Jackson State 19, Southern 14
Records: Jackson State 3-2, 3-0 in SWAC; Southern 2-3, 2-1 in SWAC