Dawson Odums would like to see his defense create more big plays this season, especially turnovers.
Having to replace starting cornerbacks in college football’s pass-happy era suggests gaping holes in a team’s defense that will be targeted by every opponent.
Southern football coach Dawson Odums has talked incessantly about how deep his eighth Jaguars team is, and for good reason.
Southern's 2019 preseason camp is in the books. Coaches know whom they can count on and decisions will be made on starting jobs and which players travel as the Jaguars move toward the Aug. 31 opener at McNeese State.
Southern closed the book on preseason camp with an open, controlled scrimmage that was high on basics and low on detail.
If Southern football coach Dawson Odums takes some calculated risks with his 2019 team, they won’t come until the season gets underway.
Southern was back on the practice field during its final week of camp and it was tight ends and quarterbacks who stood out for coach Dawson Odums.
Southern football coach Dawson Odums intentionally made the first week of fall practice rigorous for his veteran team, climaxed by last Saturday’s 120-play scrimmage.
Southern University football coach Dawson Odums is looking for growth from his team Saturday. He’s also hoping it retains its health.
Southern running back Devon Benn has been slowly building his résumé since arriving in 2016. Even after a breakout season in 2018, he’s looking to add to it.
When Southern football coach Dawson Odums planned out spring and summer for his team, he pinpointed run defense as a must-fix.
Southern free safety Montavius Gaines is working hard to be a coach on the field in 2019 and he’s had plenty of practice as a coach off the field during the spring.
Southern wide receiver Hunter Register and the Jaguars are counting on his surgically repaired left labrum to hold out this season. He’s being expected to shoulder more of the load in the Jaguars passing game.
At Southern's first football preseason camp practice Friday, coach Dawson Odums sent an early message that he was serious about discipline being the watchword.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Southern has stayed near the top of the Southwestern Athletic Conference since it promoted Dawson Odums to head coach.
Grambling feels close to a championship level, the SWAC championship game is remaining on school campuses, Southern put six players on the preseason all-conference teams and the league predicted Alcorn State to repeat as champions.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala — Southern University coach Dawson Odums goes out of his way to treat his 2019 prospects like he would any other season, even with a league-high 17 starters returning.
BRIMINGHAM, Ala. — College football media days are where preseason expectations are born. When Southwestern Athletic Conference teams assemble Tuesday for their annual gathering, the Southern Jaguars will be squinting into the spotlight.
Former Southern cornerback Danny Johnson remembers days like Saturday when he was a kid like any of the 500 who showed up for the Doug Williams Youth Football Camp at Doug Williams Stadium.
Tulane’s Kody Hoese added another award to an already impressive postseason rèsumè on Saturday as the All-American slugger was part of a group that was honored by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association on its All-Louisiana College Baseball Team.
Southern University will play on ESPN affiliates three times as part of a 13-game schedule of Southwest Conference Athletic Association games in 2019 announced by the network and the conference.
The Southwest Athletic Conference voted to stick with the league championship game format permanently and will continue to play the title game on the campus of the highest seeded team, the league announced Wednesday.
Southern University’s leading receiver and team captain, Kendall Catalon, is transferring to Arkansas, Jaguars coach Dawson Odums confirmed Wednesday.
The Boston Red Sox used to be Javeyan Williams’ favorite team until the San Francisco Giants stepped in Wednesday an opened the door to his pro career.
Southern executed perhaps the top turnaround season in NCAA Division I baseball this season, and though the Jaguars' 32-24 campaign is over, they are far from finished.
STARKVILLE, Miss. — There were plenty of fans among the 8,826 at Mississippi State’s Dudy Noble Field on Friday afternoon holding their collective breath for the majority the opening game of the Starkville regional.
STARKVILLE, Miss. — It was the bottom of the eighth inning, Southern University was trailing just by on run and felt it had a chance to upend Mississippi State at Dudy Noble Field last season.
The Southern University baseball program reaped another award Thursday when third baseman Tyler LaPorte was announced as a Collegiate Baseball third-team All American, the website announced.
Those at the visitation for former St. Augustine High School football coaching legend Otis Washington emphasized that it was a celebration.
Note: This is the third in a series of stories on the 2019 inductees to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Induction ceremonies are June 8 in Natchitoches.
Southern University junior righthanded pitcher Eli Finney has already had the season of his life. Whatever happens in Starkville and beyond is just gravy.
A potential HBCU World Series game fell through for Southern baseball this week, but the Jaguars wound up with a doubleheader instead.
The Southern University baseball team won’t be playing in the inaugural HBCU college World Series game Friday after all.