GRAMBLING, La. – Frank Warren carried 16 times for 256 yards and Grambling State stopped Jackson State on fourth-and-2 with 6 seconds left in a 28-21 victory on Saturday night.
Warren scored on a 52-yard run with 5:33 left in the third quarter, his second touchdown of the game, to give the Grambling State Tigers (1-1) a 21-14 lead over the Jackson State Tigers (2-1) in the teams' Southwestern Athletic Conference opener.
With Grambling State leading 28-14, a 5-yard scoring run by quarterback Casey Therriault brought Jackson State within 28-21 with 5:46 left.
After Grambling State punted to the Jackson State 7 with 2:54 left, Therriault drove his team to the Grambling State 20. After two incompletions and an 8-yard scramble, his fourth-down pass fell incomplete.
Therriault, who came in averaging 344 yards passing per game, completed 29 of 51 for 346 yards.