JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Bryant Lee passed for 266 yards and two touchdowns to lead Southern to its third straight win with a 35-28 victory over Jackson State on Saturday night.
Southern (3-2, 2-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) ended a two-game losing streak to Jackson State.
The Jaguars trailed 7-3 midway through the second quarter before Lee connected with Juamorris Stewart on a 37-yard touchdown pass for a 10-7 lead with 8:30 left in the first half.
Four minutes later, Lee again found Stewart for a 33-yard touchdown pass to give Southern a 16-7 lead with 4:04 remaining. Stewart finished with 179 yards on eight catches.
Jackson State (1-4, 0-1), which lost its third straight game, got two touchdowns passes from Trae Rutland, but committed 10 penalties and had three turnovers.