South Alabama 38, Kent State 21: Ross Metheny threw for 224 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another score as the Jaguars pulled away for the non-conference home win.Metheny went 16-of-23 and rushed for a fourth-quarter touchdown as South Alabama (3-3) scored 21 unanswered points to break open the game. Jay Jones had 99 rushing yards and a touchdown and Kendall Houston added two rushing touchdowns.David Fisher went 14-of-26 for 181 yards and two touchdowns in his first career start at Kent State (2-6). Dri Archer rushed 10 times for 114 yards, had two catches for 85 yards and scored two long touchdowns for the Golden Flashes.Jones scored from 5 yards out on the Jaguars' opening drive, but Archer's 74-yard touchdown run cut the lead to 10-7 with 9:41 left in the first half. Metheny's 16-yard touchdown pass to Danny Woodson gave South Alabama a 17-7 halftime lead and Houston's 3-yard run extended that advantage midway through the third quarter.Metheny's 16-yard run made it 31-7 early in the fourth quarter before Archer broke two tackles for a 73-yard touchdown reception on the first play of Kent State's next possession. South Alabama answered on the next drive as Houston scored a 14-yard touchdown before the Golden Flashes found the end zone with six seconds left on Fisher's 4-yard pass to Casey Pierce.