Nothing is easy in the Southwestern Athletic Conference football, certainly not for Southern as it tries to lock down a division title and perhaps more.
When John Hendrick guided Jackson State to a 2-1 record last year as interim head coach, it wasn’t hard to see what was coming next.
Southern senior guard Jeremiah Abby has mixed it up with a lot of defensive tackles in the Southwest Athletic Conference in his four seasons.
Southern coach Dawson Odums' career on the Bluffs has reached a point of symmetry as he prepares his team for a push in the final three weeks.
Southern isn’t the only team watching the scoreboard this weekend. The Jaguars opponent, Jackson State, has a chance to win the Southwest Athletic Conference East Division with two conference games to play.
Southern University honored 15 departing seniors with a pregame ceremony Saturday night as the Jaguars hammered Virginia University of Lynchburg at A.W. Mumford Stadium.
There was a moment during Southern’s 58-7 win over Virginia-Lynchburg when Jaguars coach Dawson Odums might have been having flashbacks to last week.
It wasn’t flashy and there were no super-heroic performances, but Southern University took care of business with a workman-like effort that produced a non-workman looking score.
Southern football coach Dawson Odums wants laser focus from his team in November, and that’s especially necessary given this week’s challenge.
Southern University pulled out another close victory Saturday with a strong fourth-quarter effort, but coach Dawson Odums said Tuesday he liked some things that didn’t show up on the scoreboard.
Southern fans should immediately forget the high-wire act that their football team has become and count their blessings because quarterback Ladarius Skelton appears to have found his mojo.
The replay gods were good to Southern on Saturday night as the Jaguars hung on to beat Alabama A&M in a key Southwestern Athletic Conference game.
There was no more appropriate night than homecoming for Southern to welcome back quarterback Ladarius Skelton, at least the Skelton Jaguars fans had hoped to see since Week 1.
Two teams on parallel paths but coming off different experiences intersect Saturday in a game that has implications on both sides of SWAC play when Southern hosts Alabama A&M in its homecoming game at Mumford Stadium.
Five home games plus a trip to Detroit highlight Southern University’s 11-game football schedule for the 2020 season, released by the school Wednesday.
The latest loss to Alcorn State was still fresh three days later but Southern is setting its sights on Alabama A&M — and more — four days before the homecoming matchup at 4 p.m. Saturday.
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Southern football coach Dawson Odums said Monday the team’s quarterback competition will continue this week but if the Jaguars had to play now, backup Bubba McDaniel would be the starter.
If the Southern football players and coaching staff are really irritated about yet another loss to Alcorn State, they weren’t showing it much during Saturday’s postgame.
LORMAN, Miss. — Southern coach Dawson Odums and Jaguar players harped all week on the importance of stopping the run in Saturday’s major SWAC clash with reigning league champion Alcorn State.
LORMAN, Miss. — Southern has struggled with its passing game all season so coach Dawson Odums tried to throw a wrinkle into the mix. It backfired in the Jaguars 27-13 loss to Alcorn State on Saturday.
LORMAN, Miss. — The beat goes on for Southern University when it runs into Alcorn State, and when it tries to cobble together effective quarterback play.
Southern coach Dawson Odums wants his players focused on the Alcorn State team in front of them, not those from the past seven seasons.
It’s looking like Southern won’t have to face Noah Johnson, the reigning Southwestern Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year, when the Jaguars take on Alcorn State in a monumental game between SWAC unbeatens.
Southern football coach Dawson Odums is trying to parlay a quarterback issue into an advantage going into Saturday’s clash with Alcorn State.
Southern University football coach Dawson Odums opened his weekly Tuesday news conference declaring everyone knows what time of year it is.
There’s little doubt that the road to Southern University’s first SWAC championship since 2013 goes through Lorman, Miss. Right now the Jaguars are just trying to keep from running off the road.
There’s little doubt that the road to Southern University’s first SWAC championship since 2013 goes through Lorman, Mississippi. Right now the Jaguars are just trying to keep from running off the road.
DALLAS — Southern’s 28-21 victory over Texas Southern was put on hold for about 20 minutes in the fourth quarter when Tigers defensive back Marquel Daigle suffered an apparent neck injury while making a tackle.
DALLAS — It’s been an up and down season for Southern reserve quarterback Glendon “Bubba” McDaniel, and not in his statistical output or value to the team.
The Southern football team is going on its longest road trip of the season this weekend to the State Fair Showdown against Texas Southern in Dallas’ Cotton bowl.
Winless Texas Southern sits at the bottom of the Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings, but a bright light has risen to the top as the Tigers prepare to play Southern in the State Fair Classic Saturday at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.
Southern coach Dawson Odums said he wasn’t happy about an moment Saturday before the Jaguars’ 34-28 victory over Prairie View.
Former LSU wide receiver Drake Davis is enrolled at Southern University, although he has no current association with the football team, Southern coach Dawson Odums confirmed Tuesday.