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Grambling State Tigers (7-5)


Thu. 11/6 Sat. 11/15 Sat. 11/29
@ MsVl
W 38-23
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vs. AlSt
L 23-37
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@ Sou
L 45-52
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Southern wins 52-45, Grambling short on final play

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Grambling State's rally ended less than a yard short.

Jonathan Williams was halted inside the 1 as time expired Saturday afternoon, allowing Southern to escape with a 52-45 win at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Southern (8-3, 8-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) clinched the West Division crown, and will face East Division champion Alcorn State next Saturday in Houston for the conference title. Thanks to its defense.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: J. Williams2454
Passing TDs: J. Williams18
Rushing Yards: J. Williams484
Rushing TDs: J. Williams8
Receiving Yards: C. Rogers712
Receiving TDs: V. Hunter7
Interceptions: T. Hollins5
Schedule 2014
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/30 at Lamar L 27 - 42
9/6 at Houston L 0 - 47
9/13 at Bethune-Cookman L 23 - 36
9/20 at Jackson State W 40 - 35
9/27 at Prairie View A&M W 26 - 20
10/4 at Alabama A&M W 38 - 28
10/11 vs. Alcorn State W 28 - 21
10/18 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff W 63 - 39
11/1 at Texas Southern W 35 - 7
11/6 at Mississippi Valley State W 38 - 23
11/15 vs. Alabama State L 23 - 37
11/29 at Southern University L 45 - 52
Southwestern Athletic
East
  Conference Overall
Alcorn State 7-2 10-3
Alabama State 5-4 7-5
Alabama A&M 3-6 4-8
Jackson State 3-6 5-7
Mississippi Valley State 1-8 2-9
West
  Conference Overall
Southern 8-1 9-4
Grambling State 7-2 7-5
Prairie View A&M 5-4 5-5
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 3-6 4-7
Texas Southern 3-6 5-6
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4847 (48)
Passing Yards: 3327 (17)
Rushing Yards: 1520 (97)
Points per game: 32.2 (34)
Yards per game: 403.9 (48)
Touchdowns: 46 (38)
Field Goals: 12 (55)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5228 (93)
Passing Yards: 3195 (110)
Rushing Yards: 2033 (60)
Points per game: 32.3 (96)
Yards per game: 435.7 (95)
Touchdowns: 47 (95)
Field Goals: 13 (85)
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