Jackson St. 45, Texas Southern 35

Clayton Moore passed for three touchdowns and ran for three more

to lead the Jackson State Tigers over the Texas Southern Tigers

45-35.

Moore ran for 101 yards and completed 18 of 36 passes for 363

yards. Moore connected with Rico Richardson on a 44-yard pass for a

touchdown. Richardson caught two other passes for touchdowns.

Texas Southern (1-2, 1-1 SWAC) led 21-14 at halftime, but

Jackson State scored 17 points in the third quarter.

Rudolph Johnson ran for a touchdown and completed 11 of 21

passes for 184 yards and three touchdowns. The Jackson State

defense sacked him six times. Edward Perkins-Loving ran for a

touchdown and Fred Plummer, Tory Allen-Ford and Harry Brown caught

passes from Johnson for touchdowns.

The game was the SWAC opener for JSU (1-2). The game was played

in Texas Southern’s new home, the BBVA Compass Stadium in downtown

Houston.