BATON ROUGE, La. -- Greg Jenkins passed for 225 yards and two touchdowns as Alabama State held on to beat Southern University 31-30 Saturday in a Southwest Athletic Conference showdown.
Trailing 28-14 to begin the third quarter, Southern's (3-7, 2-6) Charles Hawkins returned the second half kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown, cutting the deficit to 28-21.
After trading two field goals late in the third quarter, Alabama State (7-3, 7-2) entered the fourth quarter leading 31-24.
Following a missed 43-yard field goal by Bobby Wenzing, with 3:05 remaining Dray Joseph led Southern on a 10-play, 45-yard drive resulting in what looked to be the tying touchdown with 20 seconds left to play.
Instead of tying the game by kicking the extra-point, Southern attempted to go for the win with the two-point conversion. Joseph's pass fell incomplete as Alabama State held on for the victory.
The following is a list of commitments made to Power-5 programs from June 24th -- June 30th:ACCBoston College: QB-PP Austin Burton (6-4, 206), eval pending; WR Caleb Stoneburner (6-3, 200), eval pendingDuke: S Leonard Johnson (6-2, 185), eval pendingMiami-FL: K Zach Feagles (6-1, 210), eval pending, 2018 CB D.
GameDay 100: Cornelius Bennett with a huge sack reminiscent of the hit by Jadeveon Clowney.
The Trojans are in great shape at running back and receiver, but questions at quarterback could linger into the season.
West Virginia DE Noble Nwachukwu is coming off a junior campaign that featured 47 tackles including 13 for loss, 8.5 sacks and six hurries.
TCU surprises Oklahoma to remain unbeaten, and Oklahoma State, Texas Tech and West Virginia keep pace atop the conference.
Diving into another installment of the ACC mailbag with a look at how the perception of the ACC compared to the SEC entering the season.
|Mississippi Valley State||1-8||1-10|
|Prairie View A&M||8-1||8-2|