Southern University held its second homecoming celebration of 2021 on Tuesday, but this one had a happier ending.
Southern University names Eric Dooley as the new leader of the Jaguars on the football field, Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at A.W. Mumford Stadium in Baton Rouge, La.
The Southern women are still searching for their first win of the season, but the Jaguars were encouraged after their road trip to Memphis.
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JACKSON, Miss. — Deion Sanders checked the primary objective off his coaching to-do list with a Southwestern Athletic Conference championship, leading Jackson State to a 27-10 victory over Prairie View on Saturday.
He took the job more than a year ago, insisting that Jackson State's recent history had no effect on its future, promising that the Tigers could achieve big things — for themselves, for the Southwestern Athletic Conference and for Black college football.
Southern redshirt junior offensive tackle Ja’Tyre Carter said via Twitter on Monday he will not return for his senior season and will prepare for the NFL draft.
The Southern football season ended with a thud in the Bayou Classic but three Jaguars — all offensive linemen — received post season honors on the All-Southwestern Athletic Conference team.
Southern’s 29-26 Bayou Classic loss to Grambling was a microcosm of the season, the first and probably last for interim coach Jason Rollins.
Southern and Grambling were used as a testing ground for technology that might soon be coming to college football in the 48th annual Bayou Classic.
The Bayou Classic always offers teams a chance at redemption. Grambling took the opportunity to give their blues — from this season and past Classics — a big, swift kick.
Hard times have hit Grambling football four seasons since its last conference championship and five since winning the Black college national championship.
The NCAA notified Southern last week it has removed the school’s athletic department from the five-year probation instituted in 2016 for violations committed between 2009-14.
The Southern men's basketball team was looking to get back on track Tuesday night, and after a slow start, the Jaguars found a groove.
Both sides in the Bayou Classic are celebrating its return to New Orleans, but not without acknowledging that something is missing from this year’s 48th annual meeting between Southern and Grambling.
After spending the first two weeks of the season on the road, the Southern men’s basketball team is home for a much-needed break.
Jason Rollins is looking forward to his first Bayou Classic as Southern’s coach, although he’s also staring at the possibility it will be his last.
In a first for college football, the Grambling State and Southern football teams will be allowed to use coach-to-player communication during Saturday’s Bayou Classic at the Caesars Superdome after receiving a waiver from the NCAA.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — As Caitlin Clark struggled to make shots, she focused on other things she could do for No. 8 Iowa.
Jackson State’s dramatic victory against Southern on Saturday also removed some drama from the SWAC highlight game of the week when Alcorn State visits the Tigers for their annual battle.
Grambling fired football coach Broderick Fobbs on Monday, less than two weeks before the 48th annual Bayou Classic, ending an eight-year tenure that included two Southwestern Athletic Conference championships but wilted over the past two seasons.
Southern University coach Jason Rollins downplayed the post-game melee after the Jaguars' 21-17 loss to Jackson State that marred a well-played game by both teams in front of the largest crowd of the season at A.W. Mumford Stadium.
Heated rivals Southern and Jackson State added another exciting chapter into their long series history Saturday at A.W. Mumford Stadium.
Missed offensive opportunities piled up for Southern in the final six minutes of its Southwestern Athletic Conference rivalry game with Jackson State on Saturday.
On Saturday night at A.W. Mumford Stadium, Southern was well positioned to please its fans and make up for its homecoming disaster four weeks ago, not to mention a season full of second-half collapses and missed opportunities.
What we learned, what's trending now and final thoughts from Jackson State's come-from-behind win over Southern at A.W. Mumford Stadium.
Southern University’s fall baseball practice season wasn’t about slugging hits and scoring runs as much as it was second-year coach Chris Crenshaw finding out who can play.
Jayden Saddler had 13 points and a career-high 11 assists as the Jaguars took control early, survived a big Tulane push in the second half and won 73-70.
Southern coach Jason Rollins compared Saturday’s game with Jackson State to a homecoming. For 16 seniors, it’s an emotional departure.
Even if Jackson State shows up to A.W. Mumford Stadium at 6 p.m. Saturday without its coach, Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders, the Tigers will arrive with a chip on their shoulders.
Nearly every position group on the Southern football team has had its share of ups and downs in 2021, whether because of injuries, inconsistent play or game-altering mistakes.
It doesn’t take a close examination to see the pattern of Southern’s 2021 football season. Every loss is followed by a win, which is followed by a loss.
The Southern women’s basketball team returns 10 players who saw significant action last season, giving the Jaguars hope that they can improve on a third-place finish in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
Saturday in the SWAC was particularly big for Bethune-Cookman and Arkansas-Pine Bluff, which scored their first conference victories with three weeks to play.
A lot went wrong for Southern in its 29-17 loss to Florida A&M on Saturday, and a lot of it was caused by the visitors, a rival with just as strong of a history in HBCU football.
The Southern offense struggled mightily in the second half, getting shut out and netting only 51 yards. Part of the problem was the merry-go-round that continues because of injuries in the backfield in the 29-17 loss to Florida A&M on Saturday.