MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Casey Therriault threw for three touchdowns and 337 yards as Jackson State overpowered Tennessee State 35-29 on Saturday night.
Jackson State (2-0) totaled 477 yards of offense, compared to 304 by Tennessee State, which struggled in the running game just a week after rushing for 342 against Southern.
Tennessee State (1-1) managed just 78 yards on 36 carries against Jackson State.
Jackson State tallied 140 yards rushing as B.J. Lee led the way with 70 yards on 11 carries. Tommy Gooden chipped in 67 yards and a touchdown on five carries as Jackson State averaged 4.0 yards per carry, compared to 2.2 by Tennessee State.
Tennessee State pulled within two, 28-26, on a safety with 6:17 to go, but couldn't stop Therriault and Jackson State. Therriault capped an 82-yard, 11-play drive on a 21-yard pass to Rico Richardson for a 35-29 lead with 2:04 to play.
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