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
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