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McGuire leads Louisiana-Lafayette to 19-9 win over South Alabama

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LAFAYETTE, Louisiana — Elijah McGuire rushed for 116 yards and a touchdown to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to a 19-9 win over South Alabama.

McGuire extended Louisiana-Lafayette's 12-9 advantage with an 8-yard touchdown with 5:01 remaining in the game.

South Alabama went up 9-3 in the second quarter after Brandon Bridge connected with Jereme Jones for a 12-yard touchdown pass, but Louisiana-Lafayette responded with three unanswered field goals by Hunter Stover.

Terrence Broadway completed 16 of 28 passes for 216 yards and rushed for 54 yards on 11 carries for Louisiana-Lafayette (5-3, 4-0 Sun Belt). McGuire also caught nine passes for 90 yards.

Bridge was 16-of-27 passing for 177 yards for South Alabama and Shavarez Smith had eight receptions for 116 yards, including a 58-yarder.

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