Louisiana-Monroe at South Alabama

South Alabama gets past UL Monroe 36-14


MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Ross Metheny ran for one touchdown and threw for three more and Southern Alabama defeated Louisiana-Monroe 36-14.

Methany had a stellar performance as QB, rushing for 128 yards, including a 63-yard TD dash in the fourth quarter. Methany also passed for 194 yards, completing 15-of-26 passes with three touchdowns. Aleem Sunanon kicked three field goals of 34, 43 and 45 yards for the Jaguars (4-6, 2-3 Sun Belt Conference).

ULM (5-6, 3-3 Sun Belt) led briefly in the second quarter 7-6, but the Jaguars scored a few minutes later and began to run away with the game.

The Warhawks running game was shut down as they were held to just 71 yards on 39 attempts, averaging just 1.8 yards per carry. Kolton Browning threw for 196 yards (19-28) without an interception. Rashon Ceasar pulled in 9 passes for 138 yards.

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Scoring Summary
SALAAleem Sunanon 43 yd FG
SALAAleem Sunanon 45 yd FG
LAMONKolton Browning 6 yd run (Justin Manton kick)
SALAShavarez Smith 29 yd pass from Ross Metheny (failed 2pt rush)
SALAJereme Jones 5 yd pass from Ross Metheny (Aleem Sunanon kick)
LAMONRashon Ceaser 44 yd pass from Kolton Browning (Justin Manton kick)
SALARyan Onkka 2 yd pass from Ross Metheny (Aleem Sunanon kick)
SALAAleem Sunanon 34 yd FG
SALARoss Metheny 63 yd run (Aleem Sunanon kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1425
Third Down Efficiency6-169-16
Fourth Down Efficiency0-10-0
Plays-Net Yards67-27471-424
Passing Yds203207
Kick Return Yds510
Punt Return Yds20
Time of Poss.31:628:54
Individual Stats
LAMON: Centarius Donald 10-33, Kolton Browning 23-22, Jyruss Edwards 5-15, Brayle Brown 1-1
SALA: Ross Metheny 16-128, Jay Jones 17-62, Kendall Houston 8-30, Team 3--3
LAMON: Kolton Browning 18-26-196-0, Brayle Brown 1-2-7-0
SALA: Ross Metheny 15-26-194-1, Jake Howton 1-1-13-0
LAMON: Rashon Ceaser 9-138, Centarius Donald 4-23, Cortney Davis 2-21, Ajalen Holley 2-14, Tony Cook 1-5, Je'Ron Hamm 1-2
SALA: Bryant Lavender 4-46, Jereme Jones 4-41, Shavarez Smith 3-90, Ross Metheny 1-13, Jake Howton 1-12, Wes Saxton 1-3, Ryan Onkka 1-2, T.J. Glover 1-0
Louisiana-Monroe7th Sun Belt 3-54-8
South Alabama8th Sun Belt 2-66-7

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