JACKSON, Miss. -- Jalen Morton scored on a 4-yard keeper with 2:34 left in the game and Prairie View held on to beat Jackson State 28-14 on Saturday.
Morton passed for two first-half TDs and Prairie View (5-3, 5-1 Southwestern Athletic) extended the lead to 21-0 on Caleb Broach's 10-yard TD run early in the third. Robert Johnson and Juwan Adams each had TD runs to help Jackson State (3-5, 3-3) rally back to within a touchdown before the end of the quarter.
Jarin Morikawa had 286 yards passing for the Tigers. But the Panthers intercepted Morikawa twice and held Jackson State to minus-3 yards on 22 rushing attempts.
Daniel Williams had eight catches for 136 yards and passed Sylvester Morris (192) to become the Jackson State career receptions leader.
The Tigers remained in first place in the SWAC East Division thanks to Alcorn State also losing on Saturday, 41-33 to Southern.
Contenders for SEC Coach of the Year
The Thinking Out Loud crew makes their picks on who would be their coach of the year from the conference.
Guarantano continuing to progress
Thinking Out Loud's Greg McElroy and Marcus Spears discuss how Tennessee continues to improve on offense and defense.
Williams: 'This is a unit, a family'
Texas A&M RB Trayveon Williams joins Thinking Out Loud to discuss how the Aggies have bounced back after two tough losses.
David Montgomery, Greg Roberts each missing first half of their teams' games Saturday
After a scuffle led to their ejections this past Saturday, Iowa State running back David Montgomery and Baylor defensive end Greg Roberts will miss the first half of their team's games this week -- vs. Texas and vs. TCU, respectively.
Louisville interim coach says final 2 games about players, not permanent position
Louisville interim football coach Lorenzo Ward said he is focused solely on salvaging the Cardinals' final two games rather than whether he will have the job permanently.
Vols having fun on the gridiron
LB Darrell Taylor joins Thinking Out Loud to talk about how Tennessee has been playing hard, but having fun at the same time.