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  • JJ Walker makes his Southern debut Play Video

    September 9, 2014 11:19 PM

    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 runs wild, Jaguars breeze by Central Methodist 52-14

    September 6, 2014 7:07 PM

    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 Play Video

    August 31, 2014 11:24 PM

    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... more »
  • Could Southern lose players before the first game? Play Video

    August 24, 2014 8:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars could be down a few starters when the team takes to Cajun Field in Lafayette for their first game. Head coach Dawson Odums said academics and injuries could sideline several players when they travel I-10 to take on the ULL Ragin' Cajuns Saturday.... more »
  • Willie Quinn back at practice Play Video

    August 14, 2014 7:31 PM

    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 »
  • First scrimmage in the books for Southern Play Video

    August 9, 2014 11:10 PM

    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 »
  • Odums calls SU practice facility unfit for use

    August 2, 2014 11:06 PM

    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 »
  • Southern's first practice forced indoors Play Video

    August 1, 2014 7:17 PM

    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 »
  • "Ladies on the Bluff" learn from SU coaches

    July 28, 2014 10:49 PM

    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 »
  • Southern's Pro Day finds 'diamond in the rough'

    April 9, 2014 9:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While veteran players like Lee Doss and Dray Joseph still have a good chance to be picked up by an NFL team this May, Southern's Pro Day found a name not regularly featured on a fall Saturday on The Bluff. Rashaun Allen only registered nine receptions... more »
  • Southern Jaguars using classroom techniques for film study Play Video

    March 12, 2014 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars football team is learning their defense just like any new subject in school. It may be a traditional way to teach and learn something, but this type of studying isn't common in football film rooms. The idea stemmed from defensive secondary coach... more »
  • Southern football gets 1st day of spring practice in pads

    March 11, 2014 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On an overcast day, the Southern Jaguars looked anything but gloomy, getting some hard-hitting in on the Jags 5th day of spring practice. It also happened to be the first day in pads, and both offense and defense went live against one another for the final... more »
  • Southern football back on the practice field Play Video

    March 6, 2014 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars got back on the football field for the first time since winning the SWAC Championship in December. The new look for the Jags was obvious from the very start, beginning with Southern's signal caller. Dray Joseph was no longer in the huddle,... more »
  • Odums talks about Southern's future Play Video

    December 20, 2013 10:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern head coach isn't shy about his vision of the future for the Jaguar football program. "Long term it's to outgrow this building," said Odums to the media Friday morning. "It's all about winning. If we keep getting in the bigger and better recruits...my plan... more »
  • Odums reaches agreement with Southern

    December 19, 2013 12:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University and Head Football Coach Dawson Odums have reached an agreement on contract terms to extend the leader of the Jaguars' resurgence, culminating in a 2013 SWAC Championship, 9-4 (8-2 SWAC) record. The contract, pending Southern University Board of Supervisors' approval, will include a 3-year... more »
  • Senior Day could be a record-setting one on the Bluff

    November 16, 2013 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's senior day on the Bluff for the Southern Jaguars, and senior quarterback Dray Joseph could end his tenure at AW Mumford Stadium with a couple new records to his name. Joseph is 58 yards and five touchdowns shy of being the career passing yards and... more »
  • Southern comes up short vs Jackson St., 19-14

    September 28, 2013 11:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars came up just short Saturday night at home vs Jackson State, 19-14. The Jags offense had a tough time getting in a rhythm, amassing only 348 total yards on the night; Jackson St. totaled 355 yards. The game came down to the... more »
  • Southern ready for better start to 2013 Play Video

    August 29, 2013 3:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dawson Odums and his team rolled out of Ace W. Mumford's parking lot Thursday afternoon with hopes of improvement from last year's catastrophic season opener - a 66-21 loss at New Mexico. "Coach Odums has been stressing win the first five minutes of the game," said... more »
  • LSU, Southern to hold scrimmages Saturday Play Video

    August 16, 2013 10:52 PM

    The Southern Jaguars and LSU Tigers will each hold a scrimmage Saturday morning, now just two weeks away from kickoff of the regular season. Each team has key focuses going into the weekend, and Sports 2's Brian Holland breaks down what to look for out of the post-scrimmage comments... more »
  • Southern's Houston carries a quiet confidence into 2013 Play Video

    August 14, 2013 6:41 PM

    Dwayne Houston is about to start on the Southern offensive line for the third straight year; it's that fact that makes senior quarterback comfortable when he drops back in the pocket for the Jaguars this year. Why is this offensive unit confident and ready to roll in 2013? Sports... more »
  • Jags will lean on Joseph's leadership, mental edge Play Video

    March 12, 2013 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Last year, Dray Joseph was competing for the starting quarterback role with JP Douglas. This year, there's no question about who's at the helm of the Southern offense. Joseph will lean on his experience last year and the chip on his shoulder -- which, if history... more »
  • Jenkins pulls name out of Southern coaching search

    December 12, 2012 8:09 PM

    WBRZ Sports 2 has learned Bethune-Cookman head coach Brian Jenkins has removed his name from the Southern University football coaching search. Dr. Williams Broussard, Southern University's Athletics Director, will go through with his plan of presenting his recommended candidate to the Board of Supervisors Friday. Three candidates were... more »

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