Southern U holds off winless Ark-Pine Bluff 29-21

Dray Joseph threw two touchdown passes and ran for another as

Southern University defeated winless Arkansas-Pine Bluff 29-21 in a

Southwestern Athletic Conference matchup Saturday.

The Jaguars (4-3, 4-1 SWAC) opened the scoring with a 26-yard

run by Lenard Tillery.

The Golden Lions (0-7, 0-5) answered as Benjamin Anderson scored

from eight yards out and followed with a 21-yard touchdown to Isiah

Ferguson to lead 15-8 in the first quarter.

Joseph responded with a 32-yard score to Willie Quinn. Following

a UAPB missed field goal, Joseph hit Nico Talbert for a 16-yard

touchdown to put the Jaguars up 22-14 at half.

Anderson threw an 11-yard score to Jamie Smith to cut the

deficit to 1 late in the third quarter.

Facing fourth-and-goal at the 1, Joseph sneaked in for a

touchdown with 8:34 remaining.

Drayon Willis’ fumble on the ensuing drive sealed the win for

the Jaguars.