Prairie View A&M churns out 40-23 win over Texas Southern

This 2021 photo shows the Panther statue at Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas. Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has funded organizations that received the most money for racial equity in 27 different states following the police killing of George Floyd. According to an AP analysis of new preliminary data from the philanthropy research organization Candid, Scott was responsible for approximately $567 million given to these organizations. (Michael T. Thomas/Prairie View A&M University Marketing and Communications via AP) (Michael T. Thomas)

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas – Jaden Stewart, Ahmad Antoine and Trazon Connley all rushed for more than 100 yards and Prairie View A&M defeated Texas Southern 40-23 on Saturday night in the 37th Labor Day Classic.

The win came in the first game for Prairie View coach Bubba McDowell, a former Texas Southern assistant. His Panthers did not complete a pass but churned out 388 yards and five touchdowns on the ground. Panthers QBs were 0-for-6 passing with two interceptions.

Stewart had 119 yards with two touchdowns, Antoine 115 yards with one touchdown and Connley 109 yards with two touchdowns, including a 70-yard score.

Texas Southern managed just 166 yards of offense but got rushing touchdowns from Ladarius Owens and Jacorey Howard. Isaiah Hamilton had two interceptions, returning one 52 yards for a touchdown.

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