JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Running back Erik Haw scored four
touchdowns to lead Jackson State to a 44-20 victory over Paul Quinn
on Saturday night.
Haw scored on runs of 3, 5 and 19 yards and also made it into
the end zone on a 74-yard pass from Jimmy Oliver.
Jackson State (1-0) never trailed in the game and held a 30-6
Oliver went 7-13-2 for 184 yards. Jaymar Johnson hauled in two
catches for 69 yards for the Tigers and scored on a 43-yard punt
return with 4:43 left in the game.
Paul Quinn (0-1) scored with :36 left in the first quarter, but
missed a 2-point conversion. Paul Quinn scored on a fumble recovery
with 7:27 left in the third quarter and on a passing play with 5:12
left in the third.
But the Tigers shut down the comeback in the fourth with Haw's
19-yard TD run and Johnson's 43-yard punt return.
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