Arkansas-Pine Bluff opens its season beating Southern 33-30

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Skyler Perry accounted for four touchdowns, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff held off Southern for a 33-30 victory. Perry threw two touchdown passes and had TD runs of 31 and 2 yards as the Golden Lions built a 33-14 lead midway through the third quarter. Southern got back in it when Rahme Shorter blocked a punt and Jamel Byrd returned the ball 17 yards into the end zone to pull the Jaguars to 33-26 with 14:09 left. John Lampley’s 9-yard TD pass to Jarod Simms capped the scoring with 7:12 remaining. Lampley drove the Jaguars to their 41 with 46 seconds remaining but then threw an interception.