Upset at lackadaisical transition defense that led to an early lay-up for Southern, Tulane coach Mike Dunleavy called a quick timeout, and the energy level increased rapidly.
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Saturday, December 02, 2017
Currently on Southern coach Dawson Odums' mind: the holes he needs to fill on his roster and his excitement for his team to go through spring practice for the first time in a long time.
Friday, December 01, 2017
Southern's 2017 season ended the same way its 2016 season did: The Jaguars got to the final week of the regular season with a chance to reach the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game, only to see Grambling close the door.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Seven Southern football players earned recognition on the postseason All-Southwestern Athletic Conference football teams Thursday, and one player, Danny Johnson, was recognized at two positions.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
With some member institutions concerned about the direction the Southwestern Athletic Conference was headed under his leadership, commissioner Duer Sharp submitted his letter of resignation.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Southern star forward Jared Sam scrambled to collect a rolling ball as less than 2 seconds waned to 0 on the F.G. Clark Activity Center's scoreboard.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
After Southern scored the go-ahead touchdown with 5 minutes, 2 seconds left in the Bayou Classic, things didn't look good for Grambling.
Saturday, November 25, 2017
A theme was forming for Southern: The Jaguars had whiffed on too many opportunities and a third consecutive Bayou Classic win for Grambling was brewing. And so, the Tigers' 25th Southwestern Athletic Conference win in a row seemed fairly inevitable.
Friday, November 24, 2017
At 6 a.m. — or oh-six-hundred hours — the game ball for the 44th Bayou Classic began its trip from Southern’s campus to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
In last year’s Bayou Classic, Grambling did to Southern what Southern had been doing to other teams all season — it capitalized on just about every Southern mistake.
It should not be a surprise that an Austin Howard story is starting with these words: Dray Joseph has been in this position before.
Thursday, November 23, 2017
The time and place were appropriate: It was late November on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome turf, and Southern coach Dawson Odums was speaking forcefully about what he fondly refers to as "The Journey."
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
If anyone is familiar with what Grambling running back Martez Carter can do when the lights shine brightest, it is the heavyweights of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
Monday, November 20, 2017
As city officials, school administrators and coaches gazed out at a crowd from an elevated platform atop the Mercedes-Benz Superdome turf to officially ring in Bayou Classic week, much of the conversation centered on how similar this season is to last.
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Southern defensive coordinator Trei Oliver was not a happy camper after watching video of his unit’s performance against Alcorn State.
Southern's final chance to earn its first win this season amid a torrid road trip is Sunday, when the Jaguars (0-4) face North Carolina Central at 3 p.m. inside Durham, North Carolina's McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium.
Friday, November 17, 2017
Southern and Grambling will meet next Saturday on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome turf with a postseason berth on the line, marking the third time in the past four seasons the Bayou Classic will decide the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s Western Di…
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Inside one of college basketball's most storied arenas Friday, the winless Southern Jaguars and first-year coach Morris Scott will confront the esteemed Duke Blue Devils, the nation's top-ranked team with enough pizzazz to mop the floor against an…
The past three Southern games have been senior quarterback Austin Howard’s best this season, and a few statistics in particular illustrate a level of precision that wasn't present before.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Southern expected a lot out of Demerio Houston this season, and a few weeks ago against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, he truly realized his potential.
Monday, November 13, 2017
Southern redshirt freshman Chris Chaney scored his first career touchdown Saturday against Texas Southern, and it probably did not happen the way he figured it would.
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Southern coach Dawson Odums was thinking about his senior class after the Jaguars wrapped up an important 33-7 road win against Texas Southern.
Saturday, November 11, 2017
HOUSTON — When Demerio Houston fielded a punt late in the third quarter of Southern’s 33-7 win against Texas Southern, he almost looked surprised to see nobody near him.
The celebration, if you could call it that, was muted as the game clock ticked down to zeroes on Southern's 33-7 win against Texas Southern.
For 20 minutes, Southern's F.G. Clark Activity Center fell to complete silence, with only the murmuring of whispered prayers heard throughout the arena.
Friday, November 10, 2017
The Southern team that will face Texas Southern on Saturday has won five consecutive games and is different than the one that rode home on the bus from Lorman, Mississippi, with three straight losses in late September.
Thursday, November 09, 2017
On the second play of the first drive of Southern’s 37-31 win against Prairie View on Saturday, quarterback Austin Howard made the first of many snap decisions of the day.