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Alabama State beats Texas Southern 24-21

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Joe Owens Jr. threw for two touchdowns, Jacory Merritt rushed for 106 yards and Alabama State beat Texas Southern 24-21 on Saturday.

Owens was 18 of 27 for 150 yards with an interception for Alabama State (4-6, 3-5 SWAC).

Andrew Body passed for 163 yards with one touchdown and one interception for Texas Southern (2-8, 2-6). He also carried it nine times for 134 yards and a score.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: A. Body2222
Passing TDs: A. Body14
Rushing Yards: L. Owens658
Rushing TDs: J. Howard9
Receiving Yards: K. Davis1010
Receiving TDs: J. Giles6
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/4 vs. Prairie View A&M L 17 - 40
9/11 at Baylor L 7 - 66
9/25 at Rice L 34 - 48
10/2 vs. North American W 69 - 0
10/9 at Southern University W 35 - 31
10/16 at Grambling State L 20 - 34
10/23 vs. Alcorn State L 27 - 44
10/30 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff W 59 - 17
11/6 at Jackson State L 21 - 41
11/13 vs. Alabama A&M L 49 - 52
11/20 at Alabama State L 21 - 24
Southwestern Athletic
East
  Conference Overall
15 Jackson State 8-0 11-1
22 Florida A&M 7-1 9-3
Alabama A&M 5-3 7-3
Mississippi Valley State 3-5 4-7
Alabama State 3-5 5-6
Bethune-Cookman 2-6 2-9
West
  Conference Overall
Prairie View A&M 6-2 7-5
Alcorn State 5-3 6-5
Grambling State 3-5 4-7
Southern 3-5 4-7
Texas Southern 2-6 3-8
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 1-7 2-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4760 (25)
Passing Yards: 2676 (32)
Rushing Yards: 2084 (21)
Points per game: 32.6 (19)
Yards per game: 432.7 (19)
Touchdowns: 46 (18)
Field Goals: 8 (74)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4999 (108)
Passing Yards: 2796 (96)
Rushing Yards: 2203 (103)
Points per game: 36.1 (106)
Yards per game: 454.5 (110)
Touchdowns: 48 (104)
Field Goals: 10 (62)
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