FMU vs Southern University

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FMU vs Southern University

Florida Memorial suffered its first loss of the season as it fell 86-0 on the road against NCAA FCS opponent Southern University at A.W. Mumford Stadium.

The Lions defense struggled in the opening quarter, giving up 42 points to the Jags. On the offensive end, quarterback Antoine Williams completed 9-of-21 passes for just 26 yards, including two interceptions. Running back Khalil Washington led the way for the Lions with 26 yards on the ground while wideout Markell Lee led the team with four catches for 18 yards.

On the defense end, Amari Taylor produced a team-high eight tackles in the loss. Defensive back Terry Smith generated an interception, including a 30-yard return.

FMU drops to 1-1 on the season while the Jags start the season 1-0.

The Lions return to action on Saturday, September 10 as it faces Southeastern University. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Victory Field in Lakeland.

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