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Southeastern Louisiana Lions (9-3)


Southeastern Louisiana holds off Idaho 45-42 in FCS playoffs

HAMMOND, La. (AP) Cephus Johnson III ran for two touchdowns, Zy Alexander had a late pick-6 and Southeastern Louisiana held off Idaho 45-42 in the first round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday night.

Southeast Louisiana (9-3), ranked 23rd in the FCS coaches poll, picked up its sixth straight win and advances to play sixth-ranked Samford on Dec. 3.

Jermaine Jackson ended a 21-point run by the Lions when he returned a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown with 14:03 left. Idaho got the ball right back and Gevani McCoy hit Hayden Hatten for a 34-yard touchdown and the Vandals led 35-31 with 9:15 remaining.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: E. Sawyer1605
Passing TDs: E. Sawyer11
Rushing Yards: C. Washington Jr.627
Rushing TDs: C. Washington Jr.13
Receiving Yards: G. Larvadain637
Receiving TDs: I. Drobocky6
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 at Louisiana L 7 - 24
9/10 at Florida Atlantic L 9 - 42
9/17 vs. Central Connecticut State W 70 - 6
9/24 vs. UIW W 41 - 35
10/1 vs. Murray State W 48 - 14
10/8 vs. Texas A&M-Commerce L 28 - 31
10/22 at Jacksonville State W 31 - 14
10/29 at McNeese W 28 - 27
11/5 at Lamar W 47 - 31
11/12 vs. Northwestern State W 23 - 7
11/17 at Nicholls W 40 - 17
11/26 vs. Idaho W 45 - 42
12/3 at Samford 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
Southland
  Conference Overall
5 UIW 6-1 10-1
17 Southeastern Louisiana 5-1 9-3
Northwestern State 4-2 4-7
Texas A&M-Commerce 3-3 5-6
Nicholls State 3-4 3-8
McNeese State 2-4 4-7
Houston Christian 1-5 2-9
Lamar 1-5 1-10
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5212 (11)
Passing Yards: 2978 (18)
Rushing Yards: 2234 (16)
Points per game: 34.8 (18)
Yards per game: 434.3 (20)
Touchdowns: 50 (14)
Field Goals: 17 (10)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4594 (90)
Passing Yards: 2765 (95)
Rushing Yards: 1829 (68)
Points per game: 24.2 (40)
Yards per game: 382.8 (64)
Touchdowns: 38 (66)
Field Goals: 4 (2)