By Mike McCall
ATLANTA — My oh my, they’ve done it again.
Mr. Odums’ Wild Ride continued Saturday with another tense rivalry win, as Southern beat Florida A&M 21-14 in the Georgia Dome. Heading into next weekend’s trip to Alcorn, this team has some momentum, and they’re clearly feeling a lot more confident.
“I just think this is what we’re supposed to do,” quarterback Dray Joseph said. “We know what type of players we have in our locker room, and I just think we changed our whole mental aspect and the way we do things.”
Interim coach Dawson Odums is making a strong case to take that job full time, and Florida A&M coach Joe Taylor said as much after the game. Taylor said he felt like Southern out-hustled his team and flat-out wanted it more, and he cited the biggest play as an example of why.
The Jaguars took the lead for good midway through the fourth quarter, when linebacker Corry Roy forced a fumble, recovered it and ran down to the 6-yard line. There, he was hit and fumbled it himself, but teammate Daniel Brown was there waiting to scoop and score.
“I really feel that if coach Odums is not given the job tonight, something’s wrong over there in Baton Rouge. Continue reading