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Southern beats Grambling State 49-7 in Bayou Classic

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) Ladarius Skelton completed 6 of 8 passes for 102 yards and ran for 76 yards and two touchdowns, and Southern beat Grambling State 49-7 on Saturday.

Skelton was awarded his third straight Bayou Classic MVP as he helped the Jaguars (5-1, 4-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) win their third straight game against Grambling with the largest margin of victory in the rivalry since 1939.

Southern led 28-0 at halftime and plowed through the Grambling defense on the first drive of the second half, making it 35-0 on Skelton's keeper with 11:40 left in the third quarter.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: L. Skelton529
Passing TDs: J. Lampley6
Rushing Yards: L. Skelton317
Rushing TDs: J. Sims4
Receiving Yards: E. Howard240
Receiving TDs: E. Howard2
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2020
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/5 at Tennessee State Cancelled
9/19 at Alabama A&M Postponed
9/26 vs. Jackson State Postponed
10/10 at Alabama State Postponed
10/17 vs. Texas Southern Postponed
10/24 vs. Alcorn State Postponed
10/31 vs. Florida Memorial Postponed
11/7 at Prairie View A&M Postponed
11/14 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff Postponed
11/28 vs. Grambling State Postponed
2/26 at Alabama State W 24 - 21
3/6 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff L 30 - 33
3/20 at Texas Southern W 51 - 23
3/27 vs. Alcorn State TBA
4/3 at Jackson State W 34 - 14
4/10 at Prairie View A&M Postponed
4/17 vs. Grambling State W 49 - 7
Southwestern Athletic
East
  Conference Overall
Alabama A&M 2-0 4-0
Alabama State 2-2 2-3
Jackson State 2-2 3-3
Alcorn State 0-0 0-0
Mississippi Valley State 0-3 0-3
West
  Conference Overall
24 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 4-0 4-1
Southern 3-1 4-1
Prairie View A&M 2-1 2-1
Texas Southern 0-2 0-2
Grambling State 0-4 0-4
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2152 (40)
Passing Yards: 1097 (51)
Rushing Yards: 1055 (29)
Points per game: 37.6 (9)
Yards per game: 430.4 (16)
Touchdowns: 22 (26)
Field Goals: 4 (63)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1585 (38)
Passing Yards: 961 (43)
Rushing Yards: 624 (35)
Points per game: 19.6 (24)
Yards per game: 317.0 (27)
Touchdowns: 13 (43)
Field Goals: 2 (18)
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