If Alcorn State is going to get back to the top in Southwestern Athletic Conference play, the Braves are going to have to be road warriors.
Southern apparently solved some quarterback issues with the play of Bubba McDaniel in a 38-25 victory against Mississippi Valley Sunday.
JACKSON, Miss. — Southern’s defense cleaned up some of its tackling issues from last week but ran into a few other problems while hanging on to knock off Mississippi Valley State 38-25 on Sunday.
Football teams flagged for targeting penalties often are victims of bad luck. It’s hard for defenders to judge while running full speed toward a ball carrier where that player’s helmet might be in relation to his own.
The way Southern University has run the ball this football season is what pleases first-year head coach Jason Rollins the most.
Deion Sanders has brought attention to the Southwestern Athletic Conference and Jackson State with his star power and charisma. On Saturday, he almost did it with a huge upset.
SAN FRANCISCO — The Pac-12 and the Southwestern Athletic Conference are forming a basketball educational and scheduling partnership.
Southern did its job keeping McNeese State's offense off the field in the first half Saturday at A.W. Mumford Stadium, holding the Cowboys to a field goal.
Southern looked like it might survive the worst possible start to a game Saturday, having an opponent return the opening kickoff for a touchdown.
Breakdowns on special teams kept McNeese State in Saturday's game at A.W. Mumford Stadium, and they eventually helped the Cowboys rally past Southern 31-24.
Lack of game video on Miles College hampered Southern’s preparations last weekend, but this time the Jaguars coaching staff doesn’t have to reach past its own library.
The Southern running game was doing fine in the first half of its victory against Miles College on Saturday, averaging 7.4 yards per carry.
When asked specifically what he’d like to see his football team do better Saturday, Southern coach Jason Rollins didn’t hesitate and didn’t pontificate.
Alcorn State scored a big victory for itself and the Southwestern Athletic Conference with Saturday’s 13-10 victory against Northwestern State, a Southland Conference team that visited Lorman, Miss.
After falling behind at halftime against Division II opponent Miles College, Southern relied on its running game as it rallied for a 41-24 win at A.W. Mumford Stadium.
Southern eventually turned on the gas and beat Miles College 41-24 to open its home slate Saturday. Here are three things to know after the victory.
Southern coach Jason Rollins said he and the Jaguars are “well aware” of Miles College, their opponent in Saturday’s Pete Richardson Classic at A.W. Mumford Stadium.
When viewed from afar, the 55-3 score from Southern’s season opening was ugly, especially in comparison to other SWAC team season openers. The stat line comparisons were brutal, too.
Southern University will require football fans 12 years and older attending Saturday’s home opener against Miles College to wear masks before entry and during the game as an update to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the school announced Tuesday.
Season 2 of the Deion Sanders era at Jackson State opened up minus any offensive fireworks, although the Tigers got the victory with a 7-6 victory against Florida A&M in the Orange Blossom Classic on Sunday.
TROY, Ala. — The game got away quickly from Southern in its 55-3 season opening loss to Troy, and the trouble started before even before kickoff.
TROY, Ala. — En route to getting his career as a head coach underway, Southern’s Jason Rollins walked into a buzz saw Saturday night.
TROY, Ala. — The opening kickoff in Saturday’s Southern University vs. Troy game won’t just kick off the 2021 season, but also the head coaching career of the Jaguars’ head man, Jason Rollins.
Troy coach Chip Lindsey said there’s no chance his team overlooks Southern even though it’s an FBS-FCS matchup designed as a classic payday game.
Southern’s preseason preparation for the fall 2021 football season went off without much of a hitch, even with a hurricane thrown in at the last minute.
Thanks to the NCAA granting an extra year of eligibility for the past football season, nearly every team in the nation can claim to have multiple starters returning.
If Southern coach Jason Rollins has learned anything in his 25 years as an assistant, it’s the importance of managing expectations.