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.
The game, scheduled to begin at 4 p.m., started at 1 p.m. Central.
Howard was 17-of-27 passing with no interceptions for Southern (3-3, 1-1 SWAC).
Edwards scored on a 13 yard run and Howard nailed Danny Johnson on a 37-yard scoring strike to go ahead 14-0 at the half. Edwards added a 2-yard scoring run to pull ahead 21-0 in the third. A&M got on the board when Trevon Walters ran it in from the 2 but Southern quickly answered when Howard hit Kendall Catalon from the 11 for a 28-7 advantage early in the final quarter.
Isaiah Bailey led the Bulldogs (2-4, 2-1), hauling in eight passes for 137 yards with one touchdown.
“These are football players, for heaven’s sake,” Vince Dooley said. Between his playing days at Auburn and duties as coach and athletic director at Georgia, Dooley braved enemy hospitality Cheap Jerseys For Sale for nearly 55 seasons. “Are we trying to be tough or spoiled? All those years I traveled for games, if I’d walked into a visiting locker room and found a couch and Nike NFL Jerseys 2015 some ferns, honestly, I think I would have been way more insulted than I ever was with the bad stuff.”
Greeting one’s guests with “bad stuff,” such as cold showers, cramped quarters and funky smells, is as much a college football tradition as marching bands, mascots and pom-poms. Including, on occasion, mold spores that look like pom-poms.