Carlos Stephens returned a blocked punt 17 yards for a touchdown one minute into the game and Southern University went on to a 21-7 victory over Texas Southern on Saturday.
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Ladarius Skelton rushed for 202 yards and three touchdowns and Southern University smothered Prairie View 38-0 on Saturday after forcing five interceptions and holding the Southwestern Athletic Conference's leading offense to 312 total yards.
Noah Johnson threw for 138 yards and ran for 81 and Alcorn State's defense smothered Southern in a 20-3 win on Saturday night in the Jaguars' homecoming game.
Devon Benn scored on runs of 11 and two yards, Jarmarqueza Mims added a 25-yard run and the consecutive touchdowns lifted Southern to a 29-27 victory over Alabama A&M in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Saturday.
John Lampley threw for three touchdowns to help Southern beat NAIA Langston 33-18 on Saturday night in a weather-shortened game.
J'Mar Smith threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third and Jaqwis Dancy ran for two more as Louisiana Tech ran up more than 600 yards of offense to rout Southern 54-17 on Saturday night.
Shawn Robinson threw touchdowns to three different receivers and ran for two more scores while playing only the first half as No. 16 TCU opened the season with a 55-7 win over Southern University on Saturday.
Martez Carter caught a touchdown pass and ran for another score as Grambling defeated Southern, 30-21, at the Bayou Classic on Saturday night in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Herbert Edwards ran 18 times for 159 yards and a touchdown to help Southern beat Texas Southern 33-7 on Saturday night.
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.
Austin Howard threw for 245 yards and five touchdowns, Southern University converted an interception into a score, and the Jaguars held off the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff 47-40 on Saturday.
Austin Howard threw for 180 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score as Southern kept Jackson State winless with a 35-17 victory on Saturday night in a game that was delayed more than an hour due to lightning.
Austin Howard threw for 195 yards and two touchdowns and Herbert Edwards rushed for 120 yards and two scores as Southern ran over Alabama A&M 35-14 Saturday in a game that was moved forward because of Hurricane Nate.
Danny Johnson returned a punt 68 yards for a touchdown to spark Southern to a 31-14 win over Division II Fort Valley State in a nonconference game Saturday night.
De'Lance Turner churned out a career-high 272 yards with two touchdowns rushing and another score receiving as Alcorn State overcame an early 14-point deficit to beat Southern 48-31 in a Southwestern Conference opener Saturday.
Dalton Sturm threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth, all in the first half, as UT San Antonio dismantled Southern 51-17 in a nonconference game Saturday night.
Kwadra Griggs threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, Cornell Armstrong returned an interception 46 yards for another score and Southern Mississippi cruised to a 45-0 win over Southern on Saturday night.
Danny Johnson knocked down a pass at the goalline with 19 seconds left and Southern held on to defeat South Carolina State 14-8 in the season opener for both teams on Sunday.