South Alabama Will get First Win In New Stadium, Beats Texas St.

MOBILE, Ala.: Desmond Trotter tossed an 8-yard landing cross to Kawaan Baker with about seven minutes to play, serving to South Alabama draw back in its Solar Belt Convention opener with a 30-20 victory over Texas State on Saturday.

It was the Jaguars’ first win on the new 24,450-seat Hancock Whitney Stadium, which was restricted to 25 % capability.

Trotter’s TD cross gave the Jaguars a 27-20 lead. South Alabama (2-2, 1-0) pressured a three-and-out on the Bobcats’ ensuing collection, and Diego Guajardos 44-yard subject objective with 1:09 remaining capped a 10-play, 4-minute drive.

Trotter was 18-of-22 passing for 187 yards. Baker completed with 5 catches for 43 yards. Carlos Davis ran for a season-best 113 yards for his third profession 100-yard dashing recreation. Davis had a 1-yard landing run within the second quarter.

Jalen Tolbert had 9 receptions for 91 yards and caught a 9-yard landing cross from Probability Lovertich that gave the Jaguars a 17-10 halftime lead.

Brady McBride was 28 of 40 for 260 yards passing with a landing cross to steer Texas State (1-5, 1-2).

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