Southern ran for 269 yards and the Jaguars' defense allowed just a 13-yard rushing touchdown by Omar Allen in the second quarter. The Golden Lions (3-2, 1-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) had averaged 47.3 points in a three-game winning streak.
The Jaguars (2-3, 1-0) scored two touchdowns late in the first quarter. After Allen's touchdown for Pine Bluff cut the lead to 14-7 at halftime, Skelton added rushing touchdowns of 19 yards and five yards in the second half.
Southern opened its 85th season in the SWAC with its first win over a Division I team this season.
UNC recruit Tony Grimes to reclassify, join Tar Heels this summer
North Carolina recruit Tony Grimes said he plans to reclassify and graduate this summer so that he can join the Tar Heels for the upcoming season.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott tests positive for coronavirus
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott is self-quarantining at the direction of his doctor and continuing to work remotely after testing positive for the coronavirus, the league announced Friday night.
What do Pac-12 and Big Ten decisions mean for college football?
Now that the Pac-12 has joined the Big Ten in going conference only for fall sports, will the rest of the Power 5 follow suit? Are we looking at a spring season? And which games are we going to miss the most?
Pac-12 follows Big Ten in moving to conference-only schedule for fall sports
A day after the Big Ten announced it would play a conference-only schedule in all sports this fall, the Pac-12 voted to do the same Friday during a meeting of athletics directors, university presidents and conference officials.
FSU to slash athletics budget by 20%; AD, coaches taking salary cuts
Florida State's overall operating budget will be cut by 20%, 25 full-time positions would be eliminated and staff salary reductions would be made across the board, athletic director David Coburn announced Friday.
ACC, Big 12 to make decision on college football, other fall sports in late July
The ACC and Big 12 expect to make a decision on fall sports, including how its college football schedule will look, in late July.