Bayou Classic

By: Nick Adam Email
By: Nick Adam Email

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Greg Dillon accounted for 287 yards and two touchdowns, and Grambling State clinched a spot in the Southwestern Athletic Conference title game with a 29-14 victory over Southern in Saturday's Bayou Classic.
Dillon was 9-of-13 for 151 yards, including an 11-yard scoring strike to Nick Lewis. Dillon also rushed for 136 yards on 26 carries, including his 14-yard score. His performance helped coach Rod Broadway win his first Bayou Classic and his second SWAC West Division title.
Southern's Bryant Lee accounted for 208 yards in the first half -- 184 passing and 24 rushing -- but left with an undisclosed injury shortly before halftime, when the Jaguars were clinging to a 14-12 lead.

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