HOUSTON -- Herbert Edwards ran 18 times for 159 yards and a touchdown to help Southern beat Texas Southern 33-7 on Saturday night.
The Jaguars (7-3, 5-1 Southwest Athletic Conference) led 26-0 on Demerio Houston's 74-yard punt return with two minutes left in the third quarter. Elijah Odom's 11-yard TD keeper gave the Tigers their only points early in the fourth quarter and Christopher Chaney's 2-yard TD run capped the scoring for Southern with 11:03 left.
Edwards opened the scoring with a 71-yard TD run with 56 seconds left in the first quarter. Cesar Barajas added a pair of second-quarter field goals and Austin Howard connected with Dennis Craig for a 10-yard touchdown early in the third.
Howard finished 23 of 34 for 203 yards and a score for Southern.
Odom had 118 yards rushing and 50 yards passing for Texas Southern.
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The FCS Davidson Wildcats set a number of NCAA records in Thursday night's 91-61 win over the Division III Guilford Quakers.
Jordan Love was 21 of 26 for 236 yards and two touchdowns -- all in the first half -- and Utah State beat Tennessee Tech 73-12 on Thursday night.
Utah State's Jordan Nathan returns Tennessee Tech's punt for a 59-yard touchdown.
Utah State QB Jordan Love finds WR Savon Scarver for a 36-yard touchdown to tack on to the Aggies' lead.
Wesley Dugger scored three of Davidson's 13 touchdowns, helping the Wildcats beat Division III Guilford 91-61 on Thursday night in a game moved up two days because of the threat of Hurricane Florence.
Washington State University officials investigated allegations of sexual harassment against staff member and former football star Jason Gesser and found no violations of school policy.
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