HOUSTON -- Herbert Edwards ran 18 times for 159 yards and a touchdown to help Southern beat Texas Southern 33-7 on Saturday night.
The Jaguars (7-3, 5-1 Southwest Athletic Conference) led 26-0 on Demerio Houston's 74-yard punt return with two minutes left in the third quarter. Elijah Odom's 11-yard TD keeper gave the Tigers their only points early in the fourth quarter and Christopher Chaney's 2-yard TD run capped the scoring for Southern with 11:03 left.
Edwards opened the scoring with a 71-yard TD run with 56 seconds left in the first quarter. Cesar Barajas added a pair of second-quarter field goals and Austin Howard connected with Dennis Craig for a 10-yard touchdown early in the third.
Howard finished 23 of 34 for 203 yards and a score for Southern.
Odom had 118 yards rushing and 50 yards passing for Texas Southern.
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