Scores

Final

Southern 15

(3-6, 3-4 SWAC)

Texas Southern 29

(4-5, 2-5 SWAC)

7:00 PM ET, November 5, 2011

1 2 3 4 T
SOU 0 7 8 015
TXSO 7 8 14 029

Top Performers

Passing: R. Smalls (TXSO) - 365 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: R. Smalls (TXSO) - 16 CAR, 71 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: R. Samuel (TXSO) - 7 REC, 129 YDS, 1 TD

Texas Southern 29, Southern U. 15

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Riko Smalls threw for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead Texas Southern over Southern University 29-15 on Saturday night.

Smalls led the game in passing, completing 26 of 39 for 365 yards, and rushing with 71 yards.

The Tigers (4-5, 2-5 SWAC) took a 15-0 lead early in the second quarter and never trailed.

The Jaguars (3-6, 3-4) got their first score late in the second quarter when J.P. Douglas connected with Jared Green on a 50-yard pass. Southern came within 22-15 early in the third quarter when Douglas threw to Michael Berry for 24 yards, but they got no closer.

Smalls found Joe Anderson for a touchdown later in the third quarter for the final score.

Douglas completed 16 of 35 for 207 yards but was sacked four times.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SOU
TXSO
1st Downs1130
Total Yards219549
Passing207365
Rushing12184
Penalties10-7811-102
3rd Down Conversions4-125-14
4th Down Conversions0-12-3
Turnovers20
Possession21:2238:38

Passing Leaders

Southern UniversityC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Douglas16/352075.920
Texas SouthernC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Smalls26/393659.430

Rushing Leaders

Southern UniversityCARYDSAVGTDLG
Nzekwe6335.5030
Douglas8-21-2.6020
Texas SouthernCARYDSAVGTDLG
Smalls16714.4121
Gilbert12574.8017

Receiving Leaders

Southern UniversityRECYDSAVGTDLG
Berry57414.8124
Green25326.5150
Texas SouthernRECYDSAVGTDLG
Samuel712918.4136
Anderson89411.8122

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSOUTXSO
TD06:56Richard Samuel 7 Yd Pass From Riko Smalls (Wilbert Ortis Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERSOUTXSO
TD14:55Riko Smalls 3 Yd Run (Richard Samuel Run For Two-Point Conversion) 015
TD03:47Jared Green 50 Yd Pass From J.P. Douglas (Manuel Canto Kick) 715
THIRD QUARTERSOUTXSO
TD12:07Artie Collins 46 Yd Pass From Riko Smalls (Wilbert Ortis Kick) 722
TD11:45Michael Berry 24 Yd Pass From J.P. Douglas (Lee Doss Run For Two-Point Conversion) 1522
TD01:31Joe Anderson 13 Yd Pass From Riko Smalls (Wilbert Ortis Kick) 1529