BATON ROUGE, La. -- Austin Howard threw for 405 yards and four touchdowns and Southern pulled away from Prairie View late with a 37-31 win on Saturday night.
After the Panthers drew within six with 3:52 to play, Prairie View recovered a fumble deep in its own territory but got no farther than its own 25-yard line and turned the ball over on downs.
Trailing 24-17, Southern (6-3, 4-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) scored touchdowns on three-straight drives starting with Herbert Edwards' 24-yard score with 2:38 left in the third quarter.
The Jaguars forced Prairie View (3-5, 2-3) into three-and-out and Howard connected with Edwards from 21 yards out to make it 30-24 after missing the extra point. After another three-and-out, Howard threw a 4-yard score to Dillon Beard for a 13-point lead.
Edwards ran for 96 yards and a touchdown, Beard caught two scores and Kendall Catalon had six receptions for 175 yards.
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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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