JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Rakeem Sims rushed for 125 yards and two touchdowns, and Clayton Moore passed for 233 yards and a touchdown as Jackson State defeated Alabama A&M 35-21 Saturday night.
ALCORN, Miss. (AP) John Gibbs threw three touchdowns and Arnold Walker ran for two more as Alcorn State beat Texas Southern 34-24 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference matchup Saturday.
MACON, Ga. (AP) Travis Smith scored 15 points in 23 minutes as Mercer opened its season with a 65-36 victory over Sewanee on Saturday.