Jackson State entered the game with just three rushing touchdowns on the season.
Averion Hurts put Texas Southern up 7-0 completing a 4-yard TD pass to Mario Smalls with 9:20 left in the first. Just before the end of the first quarter, Robert Johnson scored on a 1-yard dive to cap a 6-play, 52-yard drive.
Texas Southern took its last lead of the game with a 49-yard field goal from Eric Medina with 5:32 left before halftime.
In the third quarter Robert Johnson's second touchdown put Jackson State (3-4, 3-2 Southwestern Athletic) up for good.
Jordan Johnson scored on a 55-yard TD run early in the fourth quarter.
Hurts was 13 for 19 passing and threw for 105 yards and rushed for 76.
It was Jackson State's sixth straight win against Texas Southern (3-4, 3-3).
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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