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  • Willie Quinn back at practice

    Updated: 6:06 AM 8/15/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Even with the bad news that redshirt freshman quarterback Deonte Shorts will be out for a few practices leading up to the final scrimmage this fall, the Southern Jaguars believe they have one of their pivotal pieces back at practice. Wide receiver Willie Quinn got back... (More)
  • Southern men's hoops facing hardships ahead

    Updated: 8:48 AM 8/14/2014

    The Southern men's basketball team is dealing with the loss of a couple of key pieces, losses that could be hard to overcome in the years ahead. Dealing with NCAA restrictions, the Jaguars lost two returning players who opted to transfer due to the team's inability to lay in... (More)
  • First scrimmage in the books for Southern

    Updated: 11:10 PM 8/9/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars battled the daunting heat in their first scrimmage of the fall. While the Jags haven't named their starting quarterback, there were some new wrinkles in the offense. Returning running back Lenard Tillery(two touchdowns) did a good job fending off RB transfers from... (More)
  • Giants top Bills in NFL preseason opener

    Giants top Bills in NFL preseason opener

    Updated: 11:31 PM 8/3/2014

    CANTON, OH - Aeneas Williams and his fellow Hall of Fame inductees enjoyed one more moment in the spotlight, as the former Southern Jaguar standout attended the NFL's annual preseason kickoff game won by the New York Giants on Sunday night. The Giants topped the Buffalo Bills 17-13 as... (More)
  • Odums calls SU practice facility unfit for use

    Odums calls SU practice facility unfit for use

    Updated: 11:06 PM 8/2/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Southern football didn't use it's practice field today and Jaguars head coach Dawson Odums says the team will continue to instead practice on Mumford Stadium because the practice field is unfit for use. Odums said staffers picked up two buckets full of rocks that had littered... (More)
  • Former Jaguar Aeneas Williams Joins NFL Hall of Fame

    Former Jaguar Aeneas Williams Joins NFL Hall of Fame

    Updated: 8:45 PM 8/2/2014

    CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Former Southern University defensive back Aeneas Williams has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Williams was an eight-time Pro Bowl selection, who split 14 NFL seasons between the Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals and St. Louis Rams. He retired after the 2004 season and was selected... (More)
  • Southern's first practice forced indoors

    Updated: 7:17 PM 8/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars had every intention of starting their first practice of the fall in AW Mumford Stadium...mother nature had other plans. Because of the slick conditions on the field, head coach Dawson Odums brought practice inside to prevent injury. So what do the Jags... (More)
  • Southern Jaguars moving in and moving on

    Updated: 9:00 AM 8/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The 2014 Southern Jaguars moved into their new dorm rooms and on from their championship year last fall. Several players said they didn't even bring their SWAC Chamionship ring to their rooms in an effort to forget about what was accomplished last season and focus on... (More)
  • Southern optimistic bans could come to end soon

    Updated: 8:49 PM 7/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Southern fans have endured a roller coaster year with their sports teams. While the Jaguars won five SWAC titles, they also had the NCAA hammer brought on them by banning them from postseason play. "We've been working on this now for 15 months, so optimism... (More)
  • "Ladies on the Bluff" learn from SU coaches

    "Ladies on the Bluff" learn from SU coaches

    Updated: 7:03 AM 7/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Some of the Southern fan base went back to the classroom Monday night in Southern's "Ladies on the Bluff" clinic. Women who wanted to learn more about the game of football took in lectures and on-field coaching from the Southern University football staff, including head coach... (More)