The Los Angeles Rams capitalized off a Tom Brady interception with a four-yard passing touchdown to Cam Akers.
It was the Jackson-area native’s first touchdown in the NFL.
Akers, who’s missed four games this season because of a rib injury, has carried 45 times for 186 yards in five games with the Rams in his rookie season.
The second-round pick out of Florida State had a historic career at Clinton High School.
He finished his high school career as ESPN’s No.1 player in the state of Mississippi, rated as the No. 9 players in the country, MHSAA’s Mr. Football and Mississippi’s Gatorade Player of the Year. He threw for 3,128 yards and 31 touchdowns in his senior season while also rushing for 2,105 yards and 34 touchdowns.
In his final game, Akers helped Clinton win its first state title by rushing for 217 yards, five touchdowns and throwing for 228 yards and two touchdowns.