MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Zeon Chriss threw two touchdown passes and Kendre' Gant's 55-yard fumble return for a score was part of a big day for the Louisiana-Lafayette defense in a 33-20 win over South Alabama 33-20 on Saturday.
Chriss threw a 33-yard TD pass to Jacob Bernard and a 3-yarder to Neal Johnson, both in the second quarter, and the Ragin' Cajuns (5-3, 2-2 Sun Belt) took a 17-0 halftime lead. In the final three minutes of the third quarter, Jacob Kobodi sprinted up the middle for a 56-yard touchdown and Gant scooped-and-scored to put the game out of reach at 33-14.
Gant's TD came after Cam Whitfield's third forced fumble of the game. Whitfield also had 3.5 of his team's five sacks. Tyrone Lewis made a pair of fourth-quarter interceptions as the Jaguars committed five turnovers.
Chriss was a tidy 13-of-17 passing for 145 yards and added 30 more rushing. Kibodi finished with 119 yards rushing on 23 carries.
Carter Bradley was 29-of-49 passing for 381 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions for the Jaguars (4-4, 2-2). Jamaal Pritchett had 168 yards receiving on 11 catches and two scores. Caullin Lacy had seven catches for 131 yards. La'Damian Webb added 96 yards on the ground with 16 carries.
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