Jones throws Texas State past Georgia State 40-31
ATLANTA (AP) — Willie Jones III completed 21 of 26 passes for 325 yards and two touchdowns and Texas Southern created enough distance to hold off Georgia State for a 40-31 win on Saturday.
Texas State (3-6, 1-4 Sun Belt) led 13-10 at halftime before Jones took over. He threw an 11-yard score to Javen Banks to increase the lead to 10. The 18-yard scoring drive was set up when the Bobcats recovered Penny Hart's fumble of a punt early in the second half.
Georgia Southern holds off Texas State 15-13
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Wesley Fields rushed for 93 yards and a touchdown, helping Georgia Southern beat Texas State 15-13 on Thursday night.
Georgia Southern led 15-0 before Texas State's second-half comeback.
Texas State got on the board with 59 seconds left in the third quarter. Keenen Brown ran for 61 yards before getting tripped up at the 4 and he punched it in on second-and-goal to pull to 15-7.
Louisiana-Lafayette stays perfect against Texas State, 42-27
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Elijah Mitchell ran for 191 yards and three touchdowns and Louisiana-Lafayette snapped a three-game losing streak by topping Texas State, 42-27 for its first Sun Belt victory of the season Saturday night.
The Ragin' Cajuns now are unbeaten in seven games all-time against Texas State and have outscored the Bobcats 103-40 in three games in San Marcos.