MONROE, La. (AP) - Kolton Browning threw for 250 yards and four touchdowns, all caught by Brent Leonard, to lead Louisiana-Monroe to a 38-24 victory over South Alabama on Saturday night.
Leonard's fourth TD reception tied a single-game record for Louisiana-Monroe (6-2, 4-0 Sun Belt Conference), set by Stepfret Williams at Nevada on Oct. 14, 1995. Leonard caught nine passes for 126 yards.
South Alabama (2-6, 1-3) tied the game at 21 early in the third quarter, but the Warhawks' Mitchell Bell ran 32 yards for a touchdown with 2:30 left in the period to lead 28-21. Leonard caught his fourth TD pass on a two-play drive - he grabbed both passes, one for 39 yards and the 24-yard score - early in the fourth to establish a 38-21 lead.
South Alabama's Ross Metheny threw for 211 yards and two touchdowns, both to Jereme Jones, and Demetre Baker rushed for 115 yards.
|SALA||Jereme Jones 11 yd pass from Ross Metheny (Michel Chapuseaux kick)|
|LAMON||Brent Leonard 3 yd pass from Kolton Browning (Justin Manton kick)|
|SALA||Jereme Jones 14 yd pass from Ross Metheny (Michel Chapuseaux kick)|
|LAMON||Brent Leonard 15 yd pass from Kolton Browning (Justin Manton kick)|
|LAMON||Brent Leonard 16 yd pass from Kolton Browning (Justin Manton kick)|
|SALA||Trey Fetner 2 yd run (Michel Chapuseaux kick)|
|LAMON||Mitchell Bailey 32 yd run (Justin Manton kick)|
|LAMON||Brent Leonard 24 yd pass from Kolton Browning (Justin Manton kick)|
|LAMON||Justin Manton 35 yd FG|
|SALA||Michel Chapuseaux 27 yd FG|
|Third Down Efficiency||3-13||12-19|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||1-2||1-2|
|Kick Return Yds||99||113|
|Punt Return Yds||0||26|
|Time of Poss.||26:0||34:0|
|SALA: Demetre Baker 14-115, Ross Metheny 4-15, Kendall Houston 4-11, Terrance Timmons 3-11, Trey Fetner 1-2, Team 1--2, T.J. Glover 1--3|
|LAMON: Monterrell Washington 19-59, Mitchell Bailey 2-44, Kolton Browning 10-41, Jyruss Edwards 9-25, Brent Leonard 1-2, Team 1--1|
|SALA: Ross Metheny 21-41-211-1|
|LAMON: Kolton Browning 23-35-250-1|
|SALA: Jereme Jones 7-62, Bryant Lavender 6-33, Gabe Loper 3-40, Greg Hollinger 1-48, Terrance Timmons 1-13, Corey Waldon 1-9, T.J. Glover 1-6, Kendall Houston 1-0|
|LAMON: Brent Leonard 9-126, Je'Ron Hamm 3-41, Cortney Davis 3-31, Rashon Ceasar 3-15, Keavon Milton 2-19, Tavarese Maye 2-16, Jon Fisher 1-2|
|South Alabama||6th Sun Belt||3-3||5-6|
|Louisiana-Monroe||3rd Sun Belt||4-3||6-6|