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  • Update Southern says Redding was eligible to play vs NSU

    Updated: 7:21 PM 9/16/2014

    UPDATE 9/17: Southern University released a statement on Wednesday stating that OL Reginald Redding was eligible to play in the Jaguars' game against Northwestern State on Saturday night. The school said in the release that "a misinterpretation of a conversation involving the student-athlete and the SU compliance officer... (More)
  • Southern falls to Northwestern State 51-27

    Southern falls to Northwestern State 51-27

    Updated: 7:17 PM 9/13/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Southern got a double dose of heartache on Saturday as Jaguars lost to Northwestern State 51-27, while off the field the Jags lost three more players to compliance issues. "I don't know any of my friends in the coaching profession going through it so they can't... (More)
  • JJ Walker makes his Southern debut

    Updated: 7:32 AM 9/10/2014

    In case you missed it, Saturday marked the debut of a guy everyone in the Jaguars locker room regards as a natural born superstar. The 5 star prospect out of West Feliciana, JJ Walker JJ hitting the field with his Jag teammates for the first time since signing with... (More)
  • Southern Respecting Northwestern State

    Updated: 10:35 PM 9/9/2014

    Week 3 for Southern brings into Baton Rouge their most evenly matched opponent in Northwestern State, another FCS school from in-state. Now you may remember, the two teams met last year, with the demons getting the edge 55-14. Some even saying Southern underestimated Northwestern State, but head coach Dawson Odums... (More)
  • Southern runs wild, Jaguars breeze by Central Methodist 52-14

    Southern runs wild, Jaguars breeze by Central Methodist 52-14

    Updated: 7:07 PM 9/6/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University ran for almost 400 yards on the ground, and the Jags beat up on NAIA opponent Central Methodist 52-14. A week after getting benched in the first quarter, quarterback Deonte Shorts earned another start and this time produced a much better result, completing 10... (More)
  • Southern doesn't take long to make QB switch

    Updated: 7:24 AM 9/1/2014

    LAFAYETTE - Dawson Odums began with Deonte Shorts at quarterback for his Southern University football team at Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, but quickly moved to freshman Austin Howard. 

    It remains to be seen whether Odums will continue with Howard as the starter on September 6 against Central Methodist, but Odums likes what he sees from the former West St. John standout. 

    Sports 2's Seth Lewis explains why Odums made the switch against the Cajuns. 

  • ULL takes down Southern 45-6 in battle of reigning conference champions

    ULL takes down Southern 45-6 in battle of reigning conference champions

    Updated: 4:44 PM 8/31/2014

    LAFAYETTE - Terrance Broadway threw for 3 touchdowns and ran for another to lead Louisiana past Southern, 45-6, in the season opener for both teams Saturday night. Broadway threw a pair of second-quarter touchdown passes and Louisiana took a 24-0 lead into halftime and moved past 14-year NFL veteran... (More)
  • Game day for the Jags: What to watch for

    Game day for the Jags: What to watch for

    Updated: 2:27 PM 8/30/2014

    LAFAYETTE - The Southern Jags are looking for a repeat performance of their SWAC championship starting tonight at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. The Ragin Cajuns won a share of the Sun Belt Conference title last year and their 3rd straight R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. They will be looking... (More)
  • Free parking, shuttles offered for Southern, ULL game

    Free parking, shuttles offered for Southern, ULL game

    Updated: 2:44 PM 8/28/2014

    LAFAYETTE- Due to anticipated crowds for the UL-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns' home football game against the Southern Jaguars on Saturday, Aug. 30, free parking will be available at many lots and garages on or near the campus. The University also will provide free shuttle runs from several locations. Free... (More)
  • Southern, ULL prepare for in-state clash

    Updated: 9:20 AM 8/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars and UL-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns are set to square off Saturday at Cajun Field. Both teams won their conference last year, but ULL returns their three-year starting quarterback while SU will break in redshirt freshman Deonte Shorts with his first collegiate start. "I... (More)