DALLAS -- Glendon McDaniel threw three touchdown passes, two of them in a decisive third quarter, and Southern defeated Texas Southern in the State Fair Showdown on Saturday.
Texas Southern's Devin Williams scored on a 14-yard run before McDaniel's 7-yard TD pass to Jordan Davis put Southern ahead by 14 again, 28-14. A 4-yard run by Williams closed out the scoring with 5:57 to go. The Tigers fumbled at the Jaguars 26 on their only remaining possession and Jordan Williams recovered for Southern.
Williams was 29-of-44 passing for 335 yards with two rushing touchdowns for the Tigers (0-7, 0-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
McDaniel was 17 of 26 for 252 yards for the Jaguars (4-3, 3-0).
The teams combined for 1,005 yards of offense, 516 for Texas Southern and 489 for Southern.
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