The Texas Southern Tigers defeated the Southern Jaguars, 35-32, on Oct. 9, as Chuck Cox of the College Football America Yearbook staff covered the game in Arlington, Texas.
Cox’s photo gallery is on our Facebook page and photos of the game could end up in the 2022 edition of the Yearbook. The photos may also be used by the American Football Coaches Association for its web site, social media and publications.
Texas Southern beat Southern for the first time since 2010, as the pair played in the ‘Arlington Showdown.’ The game was played in Choctaw Stadium, which used to be the home of the Texas Rangers and was formerly known as Globe Life Park in Arlington.
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Texas State quarterback Andrew Body was 28-of-35 for 338 yards and rushed for 85 yards on 13 carries. Jacorey Howard scored three times for the Tigers, while Ladarius Owens added two scores. Ke’Lenn Davis caught six passes for 98 yards while Ja’Corey Benjamin led all tacklers with nine stops.
Howard scored the game-winner for the Tigers, a 4-yard touchdown run with 35 seconds left.
Southern nearly made it a miraculous comeback down four points. But Texas Southern’s Josh Murray picked off a pass in the final seconds.
Southern quarterback Glendon McDaniel threw for 207 yards and an interception. Devon Benn had a big game for the Jags, rushing for 151 yards and scoring a touchdowns. Kobe Dillon pitched in a rushing touchdown and 96 yards, and Marquis McClain added 66 yards and a score. Southern had 322 rushing yards. McClain led the Jags in receptions and receiving yards, with six catches and 66 yards. Brian Jordan Jr. led the Jags on defense with eight tackles.
The College Football America 2021 Yearbook features more than 900 college football teams from the United States and Canada in more than 250 striking, full-color pages. That includes every team from the NCAA (FBS, FCS, Division II and Division III), NAIA, NJCAA, CCCAA and U Sports (Canada). It also includes updates on club football, one-year postgraduate prep/sports academies and Mexican college football, along with dozens of action shots and stadium photos taken by the CFA staff.