Yazoo Co. college wrap-up
Former Yazoo City running back Desmond Johnson had a career outing for Southern Mississippi, and was one of four Yazoo County natives in college football action this weekend.
Johnson recorded his first career two touchdown game and rushed for 32 yards in a 34-7 win over Prairie View A&M Saturday in Hattiesburg.
Another former Indian and Mississippi State defensive lineman Fletcher Cox made his first start Thursday in the Bulldogs loss to Auburn.
Cox had five tackles including a sack that resulted in a six yard loss.
Jackson State’s highly touted freshman linebacker Taurice King had a pair of tackles in his collegiate debut in Saturday’s win 33-26 win over Tennessee State.
Alcorn State’s Robert Gainwell recorded a pair of tackles in the Braves season opener over Langston.
No stats were readily available for JUCO players Joseph Mays (Co-Lin) and Chris Williams (Holmes).