BATON ROUGE, La. – Johnny Polite rushed for two touchdowns and Jywin Ceasar scored on a 94-yard punt return to help Arkansas-Monticello beat Southern University 31-7 on Saturday night.
The Boll Weevils (1-1) jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter on Polite's 2-yard rushing score, Ceasar's punt return for a touchdown and a 1-yard touchdown by Nakita Myles.
Scott Buisson led Arkansas-Monticello with 101 yards rushing on 13 carries. He also completed 9 of 15 passes for 164 yards. Polite finished with 37 yards rushing on 11 attempts.
Southern U (1-1) was held to minus-22 yards rushing on 24 attempts, led by Gary Hollimon's 19 yards on the ground and his touchdown in the third quarter. The Jaguars finished with 117 yards of total offense.
The Boll Weevils had five sacks.