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  • FINAL: Southern tops Mississippi Valley 55-0

    November 19, 2016 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lenard Tillery broke Odie Posey's 67-year-old record for the season rushing mark at Southern University, and the Jaguars stayed undefeated in conference play with a 55-0 rout of Mississippi Valley State on Saturday night. The Jaguars (8-2, 8-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) will close the... more »
  • Tillery rushes for 245 yards in Southern's 44-34 win

    November 12, 2016 6:24 PM

    PRAIRIE VIEW - Austin Howard threw for four touchdowns and Lenard Tillery rushed for 245 yards on 29 carries as Southern University defeated Prairie View A&M 44-34 on Saturday. Howard threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Herbert Edwards to give the Jaguars a 37-20 lead with 9:49 left in the... more »
  • Tulane tallies 7 rushing TDs, squashes Southern 66-21

    September 10, 2016 9:57 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Dontrell Hilliard scored three rushing touchdowns, Josh Rounds and Lazedrick Thompson added two each, and Tulane totaled 437 yards on the ground in a 66-21 victory over Southern on Saturday. Hilliard scored twice on short runs within the first five minutes, and Parry Nickerson's 96-yard interception return... more »
  • Southern splits doubleheader, loses series to Arkansas Pine Bluff

    March 26, 2016 8:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Southern Jaguars took the opening game of a Saturday doubleheader against the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, but couldn't take the series as they won game 2, but dropped game 3. In game two, the Jags jumped out to an early lead and survived an... more »
  • Southern baseball finishes sweep of Selma

    March 20, 2016 7:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars took a break from SWAC play this weekend, but not from the win column as they swept away Selma University by taking two games on Sunday afternoon at Lee Hines Field. In game 2, the Jaguars scored 12 runs on 11 hits... more »
  • Southern Women's Hoops rallies in first game of SWAC tournament

    March 9, 2016 11:17 PM

    Houston - The Southern Lady Jaguars began their 2016 SWAC Tournament with 61-57 win over Alcorn State, although the Lady Braves made the #2 seed work for the win. The Braves took a 1 point lead into the half and led by 9 at the end of the 3rd... more »
  • Injured Southern football player receives heartfelt welcome home Play Video

    March 5, 2016 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Devon Gales took a life-changing hit in a football game against the Georgia Bulldogs last fall, and ever since then he's been fighting his way back to a full recovery at an Atlanta hospital. On Saturday, the Jaguar Nation welcomed him back home. After his flight... more »
  • Recovery: Devon Gales' story of coming home Play Video

    February 26, 2016 12:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One kick, one block can change a life forever. A third quarter kickoff in the Georgia Dome in September forever changed the life of one man. “I remember the whole thing. Going to block, putting my head down, and knowing that I couldn’t get up.”... more »
  • Southern Jags set to bring on 22 at end of National Signing Day

    February 3, 2016 6:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While LSU’s National Signing Day may be snagging a lot of press attention, the football program up on The Bluff is also welcoming a powerful class of new Jaguars to take the fields of the SWAC by storm. Head Coach Dawson Odums and his coaching staff... more »
  • Stage set for LSU to have a big National Signing Day

    February 3, 2016 8:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE- In a few hours the LSU football team will find out what players it has to work with next season. Colleges across the country will spend the entire day tracking prospective players, hoping their program ends up at the top of the players list. Many college football analysts... more »
  • Jags basketball sweeps Braves

    January 30, 2016 10:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Adrian Rodgers had 20 points and eight rebounds and Southern beat Alcorn State 75-64 on Saturday night to snap the Braves' five-game winning streak. Alcorn State took a 37-35 lead early in the second half but did not score again for four minutes and trailed 44-39. Southern... more »
  • Southern Lab wins Division IV state championship

    December 4, 2015 3:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS — Breaking out to an early 28-0 first-half lead, the Southern Lab Kittens captured the Division IV high school state championship Friday with a 36-2 win over St. Mary's. A rematch between two teams that played for the Class 1A state championship back in 1980, Southern Lab... more »
  • Southern, Grambling pick up SWAC postseason honors

    December 3, 2015 6:41 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Southern University placed 11 Jaguars on the Southwestern Athletic Conference All-Conference team and Grambling State University picked up a top honor from the 2015 SWAC postseason football awards. Southern had the most players placed on All-Conference teams. They include RB Lenard Tilley, OL Anthony Mosley, DL... more »
  • Southern's Banks returns to Lion country

    December 3, 2015 4:47 PM

    HAMMOND - Friday night's game between Southeastern and Southern University's basketball teams will be a bit of a homecoming for head Jags coach Roman Banks. Banks, currently in his fifth season with the Jaguars (4-1), spent eight seasons on staff with the Lions (2-6) under head coaches Billy Kennedy... more »
  • Southern's Tiller named SWAC defender of the week Play Video

    November 16, 2015 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southwestern Athletic Conference named Southern University's Aaron Tiller their defensive player of the week for his performance against Alabama A&M this weekend. Tiller had five tackles, with four coming behind the line of scrimmage. He also picked up three sacks in the Jaguar's 46-7 win... more »
  • Long passes provide fireworks in Southern scrimmage Play Video

    August 16, 2015 12:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University offense broke fall camp in style, landing a barrage of long passes on the way to a good performance at Doug Williams Leadership field on Saturday. Presumptive starting quarterback Austin Howard connected with Mike Jones on a 99 yard touchdown pass to start... more »
  • Southern tops Jackson St. 10-5 in SWAC opener

    May 13, 2015 1:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Southern University opened the 2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament with a 10-5 win over Jackson State in New Orleans. Pitcher J'Markus George picked up the win, going eight innings with 10 strikeouts for the Jaguars. Southern will play the winner of Thursday's game between Alabama... more »
  • Southern overpowered by McNeese 13-15

    April 29, 2015 11:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The last couple times Southern and McNeese have got together on the baseball diamond, it's been close contest. Two of those games decided by one run. The other, a walkoff grand slam by MSU. The game Wednesday between the Jaguars and Cowboys, not so close. ... more »
  • Southern runs SWAC win streak to 8 with doubleheader win over UAPB

    April 19, 2015 6:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University baseball team won on a walk-off in game 1 against Arkansas Pine-Bluff, then used an offensive onslaught in game 2 to take a doubleheader win over the Golden Lions. Southern scored on a walk-off hit by Marcus Tomlin in the 9th inning of... more »
  • ULL hits Southern baseball hard, wins 14-1 over Jags

    April 8, 2015 9:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Stefan Trosclair started Louisiana Lafayette off with a home run in the first inning on the way to a 14 run performance from the Ragin' Cajuns as they beat Southern 14-1 Wednesday night at Lee Hines Field. The Cajuns scored runs in every frame except the... more »
  • Southern baseball completes series sweep over Grambling State with 4-3 win

    March 29, 2015 6:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tyler Robinson continues to have a breakout freshman season for the Southern baseball team, as the Jaguars pitcher went 8 2/3 innings to help lift Southern to a 4-3 win over Grambling State on Sunday afternoon. The Jaguars got home runs from Jose DeLa Toree and... more »
  • Southern board officially names Banks interim AD

    March 27, 2015 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Board of Supervisors officially approved moving Jaguars basketball coach Roman Banks to interim athletic director Friday morning. The vote came after existing AD Dr. William Broussard announced Thursday he had been temporarily reassigned out of his position and into the Southern System President's... more »
  • Southern fans sound off about AD decision Play Video

    March 26, 2015 11:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Jaguar Journal had the phone lines ringing off the hook for their show Thursday. Fans sounding off about Southern's decision to reassign Athletic Director William Broussard within the university. The emotions ranging from confusion to disgust, but none more passionate than the host of the... more »
  • Southern baseball drops 2 to Texas Southern

    March 20, 2015 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University baseball team struck first, but could not win either game of a doubleheader as SWAC rival Texas Southern took two from the Jags on Friday. Texas Southern rallied from a 2-0 deficit in game 1 to win 7-3, while the Tigers only allowed... more »
  • Southern men's and women's hoops sweep Alabama A&M at home

    February 21, 2015 11:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern men's and women's basketball teams completed yet another sweep of a SWAC opponent, beating Alabama A&M 72-63 on the men's side, and 84-53 for the women. Britney Washington led the way for the women with 17 points as Southern built a 9-point halftime lead... more »
  • SU Jags prepare to head west for SWAC title showdown Play Video

    December 4, 2014 6:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars football team is headed west to Houston Thursday with a gridiron meeting with the Alcorn Braves for the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship set as the final destination. This is Southern University's second year heading to the SWAC championship. Many fans came out to... more »
  • Jaguars win a classic thriller 52-45, returns to SWAC championship

    November 29, 2014 5:44 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A thrilling finish to a high scoring 41st Bayou Classic, which saw Grambling miss a game tying touchdown by inches in the final seconds. With less than 20 seconds left and the Tigers facing a 4th and 8 from the Jaguar 9 yard line, QB Johnathan... more »
  • Tulane beats Southern University 74-59

    November 26, 2014 1:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Jonathan Stark scored 14 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had five assists to lead Tulane past Southern University 74-59 on Tuesday night. Stark, Tulane's leading scorer last season at 14.5 per game, entered the contest averaging just 7.3. Tre Drye also scored 14 for Tulane (3-1) and... more »
  • Jaguars look for 6th straight win in final home game

    November 15, 2014 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars (6-1, 7-3) close out their slate of home games tonight against Mississippi Valley State (1-7, 2-8) in Mumford Stadium. The game kicks off at 6 p.m. If SU pulls out the win today, next week's match up against Grambling at the Bayou... more »
  • Southern focusing on finishing strong Play Video

    October 28, 2014 11:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As Southern welcomes Alabama State into town, the two teams couldn't be heading in more opposite direction. The Jags, who are 4-1 in the SWAC, are on an impressive three game winning streak. The Hornets, who sit at 3-3 in the conference, are on a three... more »
  • Southern gets win over rival Jackson State 42-28

    October 26, 2014 12:14 AM

    JACKSON, MS - The Southern Jaguars jumped on Jackson State early and beat their rival 42-28 on Saturday. The Jags started quarterback Deonte Shorts and he responded by leading the Jags to a scoring drive on their opening possesion. Shorts connected with Justin Morgan on a long pass... more »
  • Southern rallies, stuns Alabama A&M 35-34

    October 11, 2014 5:26 PM

    HUNTSVILLE, AL - Malcom Crockett scored a 1 yard touchdown with 51 seconds remaining in the game as Southern rallied from a 20 point deficit to stun Alabama A&M 35-34 Saturday afternoon. The Jaguars fell behind the Bulldogs 34-14, then rallied with 21 unanswered points to finish the game.... more »
  • Aeneas Williams honored by Southern at homecoming Play Video

    October 5, 2014 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - What a year it's been for Aeneas Williams. In August, the former safety for the St. Louis Rams and Arizona Cardinals was inducted into the NFL hall of fame. Then on Saturday, he was honored by his alma mater, Southern, at homecoming. The school, celebrating... more »
  • Southern rides big offensive night to homecoming win over UAPB 51-36

    October 4, 2014 7:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars found their offensive spark and rode a big offensive performance to a 51-36 win over Arkansas Pine Bluff. The Jags homecoming game saw a lot of offensive fireworks, including a 79 yard touchdown pass from Austin Howard to Reggie Travis to start the... more »
  • Jaguars get in shape for homecoming Play Video

    October 3, 2014 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the Jaguar Nation spent the end of homecoming week working to get fit and healthy. Students at Southern University participated in workout sessions organized as part of the two weeks of celebrations for the school's centennial at Scott's Bluff. Students said they're happy... more »
  • Southern smacked by Alcorn State 56-16

    September 27, 2014 8:15 PM

    LORMAN, MS - Alcorn State got a big win over Southern, as the Braves beat the Jaguars 56-16. The Jaguars came into the game 1-0 in SWAC play, hoping to assert themselves as the team to beat in the conference. Instead, they'll have to reevaluate after giving up... more »
  • Southern confident in Austin Howard Play Video

    September 23, 2014 10:38 PM

    Lost in the shuffle of Southern's impressive 34-24 victory win over Prairie View was the performance of true freshman quarterback Austin Howard. In his first collegiate start, the West St John native completing over 50 percent of his passses, scoring two touchdowns, one in the air and one on... more »
  • Southern has new life with win over Prairie View A&M Play Video

    September 21, 2014 11:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars may have turned their season around with a win against Prairie View A&M on Saturday: at the very least, they started off their conference season in the right way. The Jaguars got a lift both offensively from Austin Howard and a couple of... more »
  • Southern beats Prairie View 34-24 in SWAC opener

    September 20, 2014 8:16 PM

    PRAIRIE VIEW, TX - The Southern Jaguars built a 24-10 lead over Prairie View A&M in their SWAC opener and held on to get a 34-24 win in Texas on Saturday night. The Jaguars struck first as Lenard Tillery scored on a 21 yard touchdown run to give the... more »
  • Southern ready for SWAC opener versus Prairie View Play Video

    September 20, 2014 12:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern is the reigning SWAC Champs, but there not focusing any time on past achievements. The Jags starting their road to a 2014 crown against the Panthers of Prairie View A&M. Southern and Prairie View, picked in the preseason to finish first and second in the... more »
  • Update Southern says Redding was eligible to play vs NSU Play Video

    September 16, 2014 7:21 PM

    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 »
  • 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 Respecting Northwestern State Play Video

    September 9, 2014 10:35 PM

    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

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

    August 31, 2014 4:44 PM

    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

    August 30, 2014 2:27 PM

    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 »
  • Art exhibit celebrates Southern's 100 years on the Bluff Play Video

    August 28, 2014 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University will be home to a special art exhibit as part of its 100 Year Centennial celebration. "The Importance of Art to HBCUs in This New Millennium" exhibit opened Wednesday. It features work from arts at 24 different Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The exhibit... more »
  • Southern, ULL prepare for in-state clash Play Video

    August 26, 2014 9:28 PM

    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 »
  • 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 »
  • Southern preps for game week Play Video

    August 23, 2014 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars are ready to start hitting someone in an opponent's jersey. Head coach Dawson Odums announced his starting quarterback against that first opponent will be former Southern Lab star Deonte Shorts. Also, redshirt freshman quarterback Francis Kanneh has made it known he will... 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 »

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