JACKSON, Miss. -- LeEarl Patterson scored two touchdowns, including the game winner in overtime, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Jackson State 34-27 on Saturday night in the Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
Trailing 27-16 entering the fourth quarter, Patterson scored on a 2-yard run and then converted the 2-point conversion throwing to Kolby McNeal to cut the deficit to three with 13:10 remaining. Jamie Gillan's 33-yard field goal with 15 seconds left finished an 11-play, 56-yard drive to force overtime.
Jackson State outgained Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2-2) 295 to 260 in total yards.
Jordan Johnson led Jackson State (0-4) with 19 carries for 135 yards and a touchdown.
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