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Heffner Leads Tennessee St. Past Jackson St. 41-18


(AP) MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Antonio Heffner ran for one touchdown and threw for another, and Tennessee State returned two of three interceptions for touchdowns in a 41-18 rout of Jackson State on Saturday night.

It was Tennessee State's sixth consecutive victory over Jackson State (1-2).

Heffner ran for 48 yards, including a 1-yard sneak with 6:36 left in the first half that put the Tigers (3-0) in front for good at 14-10.

Heffner also hit 11-of-16 passes for 137 yards, including a 39-yard touchdown with 19 seconds left in the second quarter. His pass was tipped by a defender and was grabbed by Brandon Belvin for a touchdown to make it 28-10 at the half.

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