South Alabama at Louisiana-Monroe

Louisiana-Monroe 38, South Alabama 24


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.

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Scoring Summary
SALAJereme Jones 11 yd pass from Ross Metheny (Michel Chapuseaux kick)
LAMONBrent Leonard 3 yd pass from Kolton Browning (Justin Manton kick)
SALAJereme Jones 14 yd pass from Ross Metheny (Michel Chapuseaux kick)
LAMONBrent Leonard 15 yd pass from Kolton Browning (Justin Manton kick)
LAMONBrent Leonard 16 yd pass from Kolton Browning (Justin Manton kick)
SALATrey Fetner 2 yd run (Michel Chapuseaux kick)
LAMONMitchell Bailey 32 yd run (Justin Manton kick)
LAMONBrent Leonard 24 yd pass from Kolton Browning (Justin Manton kick)
LAMONJustin Manton 35 yd FG
SALAMichel Chapuseaux 27 yd FG
Team Stats
First Downs1922
Third Down Efficiency3-1312-19
Fourth Down Efficiency1-21-2
Plays-Net Yards69-36077-420
Passing Yds211250
Kick Return Yds99113
Punt Return Yds026
Time of Poss.26:034:0
Individual Stats
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 Alabama8th Sun Belt 2-66-7
Louisiana-Monroe7th Sun Belt 3-54-8

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