Through 3 Quarters
Down seven at the end of last quarter, the South Alabama Jaguars have now snagged the lead. Three quarters in and their offense has really been able to impose its will, dominating the Alcorn State Braves 28-14 three quarters in.
South Alabama and Alcorn State came into this matchup with previous-game wins. We'll see if the Jaguars can maintain their lead to polish off another victory and cancel out Alcorn State's positive energy.
Alcorn State @ South Alabama
Current Records: Alcorn State 1-1; South Alabama 2-0
What to Know
Considering their sizeable disadvantage in the spread, the Alcorn State Braves can expect to have a real challenge on their hands Saturday. They will square off against the South Alabama Jaguars on the road at 8 p.m. ET at Hancock Whitney Stadium. The two teams each escaped (but just barely!) with wins against their previous opponents.
Alcorn State came out on top in a nail-biter against the Northwestern State Demons last week, sneaking past 13-10.
Speaking of close games: last week the Jaguars sidestepped the Bowling Green Falcons for a 22-19 victory.
Their wins bumped Alcorn State to 1-1 and South Alabama to 2-0. Watch the contest and check back on CBS Sports to find out who keeps up the positive energy and who hits a stumbling block.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Hancock Whitney Stadium -- Mobile, Alabama
- TV: ESPN3.com
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $47.99
The Jaguars are a big 21.5-point favorite against the Braves, according to the latest college football odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 21.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.