Howard leads Southern past Alabama State 28-21
Howard's 9-yard touchdown run gave the Jaguars the lead for good with 9:20 remaining. The Hornets couldn't answer when three fourth quarter drives stalled in their own territory.
Howard threw an 18-yard TD pass to Willie Quinn, and connected with Reggie Travis for a 23-yard score as Southern took an 18-14 lead with 9:29 to play in the third quarter. Greg Pittman kicked his third, 40-yard field goal to stretch Southern's lead to seven.