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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
September 16, 2014 7:21 PM
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
April 30, 2014 8:24 PM
LAKE CHARLES - The Southern Jaguars scored eight runs in the final two frames only to squander the lead in the bottom of the ninth on a walk-off grand slam to lose 16-12 against McNeese State.
The Jaguar bats brought the team back after giving up five runs in... more »
April 27, 2014 4:59 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern baseball team couldn't muster any magic on senior day, as the Jaguars closed out their home schedule with a 16-7 loss to Grambling State.
The Tigers started off with a two-run home run by Juan Bueno in the first inning and led 4-0 after... more »
April 26, 2014 11:21 PM
BATON ROUGE - Playing at home for the final time this weekend, the Southern baseball team gave the fans at Lee Hines Stadium reason to cheer, winning game two of a Saturday doubleheader after dropping the first.
Southern fell 6-3 in game one, but staved off a late Grambling... more »
April 23, 2014 10:24 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southern baseball is going through a tough stretch, losing 12 of their last 15 -- and that was before losing Wednesday night to Nicholls State 13-2.
The Colonels jumped all over the Jaguars with a 13-0 lead by the fifth inning.
Southern would get on... more »
April 22, 2014 11:08 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southern men's basketball coach Roman Banks said he still believes in his team and his administration, which are the main reasons he decided to agree to a contract extention.
After the University failed to provide adequate academic information to the NCAA, the Jaguars probation status with... more »
March 28, 2014 6:57 PM
BATON ROUGE - Just off the friendly confines of Mumford Stadium, the Southern football team held it's final practice on Friday before its spring football game on Saturday afternoon.
The Jaguars will start at 2pm in Mumford Stadium on Saturday, where fans will get a chance to see how... more »
March 18, 2014 9:27 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southern picked up a midweek win Tuesday as they beat former LSU star Justin Hill and McNeese State 4-3 at Lee Hines Field.
The Jaguars fell behind 1-0 in the 2nd inning and fought off a great performance from Cowboys pitcher Bryce Kingsley, who had 11... more »
March 12, 2014 10:56 PM
HOUSTON - The Southern women's basketball team advance to the SWAC tournament semifinals with a win over Alabama A&M Wednesday night.
The women held a steady lead on A&M for much of the game as they won 80-66.
The Jags women move on to the conference semifinals Friday... more »
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 »
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 »
March 7, 2014 10:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - He may be small, but he's shown a lot of heart battling a form of brain cancer at St Jude's hospital in Baton Rouge over the past two years.
Now JJ Walker takes on another challenge: being the newest member of the Southern Jaguar football team.... more »
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 »
March 1, 2014 12:46 PM
BATON ROUGE - A ruling from the Southwestern Athletic Conference will allow the Southern University men's and women's basketball will be allowed to play in the SWAC tournament.
This comes after the decision earlier this week from the NCAA to ban the Jaguars from postseason play.
The SWAC... more »
February 21, 2014 7:38 AM
BATON ROUGE - The NCAA says Southern University has a "significant amount of work" to do before its athletic programs can become eligible for post-season play, but the university hopes to get that work done in time for its basketball teams to compete in conference and NCAA tournaments. An NCAA... more »
February 17, 2014 10:52 PM
BATON ROUGE - On a night Southern University deemed Blue Monday, the Jaguar men's and women's basketball teams scored wins over Mississippi Valley State.
The women beat the Delta Devils 70-65, and the men survived a scare of their own, as MVSU took a second half lead before the... more »
February 12, 2014 11:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars are out to a 9-1 start in SWAC play so far this year, leading the conference.
Their secret weapon is a dynamic duo of father and son: head coach Roman Banks and freshman point guard Tre'lun.
Being a coach's son cut down... more »
February 5, 2014 7:37 PM
BATON ROUGE - National Signing Day is here and the Southern University football program is happy to welcome the future wave of Jaguars who will compete for championships for years to come.
Join Head Coach Dawson Odums and the coaching staff when they unveil the 2014 class at the... more »
February 1, 2014 9:38 PM
BATON ROUGE - Calvin Godfrey scored 17 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Southern to a 62-54 win over Alcorn State on Saturday. Malcolm Miller added 11 points and YonDarius Johnson 10 for the Jaguars (12-10, 8-1 Southwest Athletic Conference), who limited Alcorn State to 30.4 percent shooting. Octavious... more »
January 25, 2014 11:15 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University's men's and women's basketball teams kept ahead of the pace in the SWAC as both scored wins over Alabama A&M on Saturday.
The Jaguars women's team started things off with a dominating 81-59 win over the Lady Bulldogs.
At one point, the Jags... more »
January 18, 2014 2:42 PM
ITTA BENA, Ms. - Two bomb threats at Mississippi Valley State University last week have prompted school officials to close the campus until Tuesday, evacuating students and moving Saturday's men's and women's basketball games against Alcorn State to Lorman, Miss. Monday's men's and women's games between MVSU and Southern have... more »
January 13, 2014 12:50 PM
JACKSON, Ms. - Jackson State has hired former NFL standout Harold Jackson as its football coach. Jackson replaces Rick Comegy, who was fired in December after eight seasons. Jackson State had an 8-4 record this fall, but lost to Southern in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game. The 68-year-old Jackson... more »
January 12, 2014 6:35 PM
BATON ROUGE- Following Malcom Miller's 19 point performance against Grambling State on Saturday night, Jaguars Head Coach Roman Banks called Miller a SWAC Player of the Year candidate.
"Unfortunately he got off to a slow start but he's starting to find his rhythm some," Banks said in his post... more »
January 11, 2014 12:30 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Board of Supervisors will pay former Athletic Director Greg LaFleur about $150,000 to settle his breach of contract lawsuit. Southern officials say that the settlement represents roughly half of the money the school would have paid LaFleur if he'd been allowed to fulfill the... more »
December 31, 2013 7:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southern basketball woke up today to criticism from several national media outlets questioning why the Jaguars scheduled, then beat Champion Baptist College by 104 points Monday night.
Some of that criticism even came from CBC's own head coach Eric Capaci, who questioned why Southern would keep... more »
December 30, 2013 10:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southern set an NCAA record by scoring the first 44 points of the game en route to a 116-12 rout of Champion Baptist College on Monday. The Jaguars (4-9) broke the all-divisions record that used to be held when Seton Hall scored the first 34 points against... more »
December 22, 2013 10:54 PM
WACO, Tx - Isaiah Austin had 14 points and 10 rebounds as No. 12 Baylor won its 10th straight home game, beating Southern University 81-56 on Sunday. Austin had his first double-double of the season while leading five players in double-figure scoring for the Bears (10-1). Brady Heslip had 13... more »
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 »
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 »
December 17, 2013 11:11 AM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University football Coach Dawson Odums sat down with Whitney on Tuesday to talk about the Jags' success and his future.
Odums led the Jaguars (9-4) to the SWAC Championship in his first full season at the helm. It was the team's first title since 2004.... more »
December 6, 2013 5:35 AM
Baton Rouge- It has been a long time since Southern and Southeastern Louisiana University have been this good at football.
The Southern Jaguars (8-4) are back in the SWAC Football Championship for the first time since 2004 and are facing a familiar opponent. The Jags played Jackson State (8-3)... more »
November 30, 2013 7:02 PM
NEW ORLEANS - As much as Grambling could have used a morale-boosting triumph in the Bayou Classic, Dray Joseph and the Southern Jaguars were not going to let that happen. Joseph and Lee Dross connected for three touchdowns and Southern defeated Grambling 40-17 in the Bayou Classic on Saturday. The... more »
November 29, 2013 11:11 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Grambling State interim coach Dennis "Dirt" Winston praises his players for "making history" with their walkout last month in protest of the conditions under which they've been forced to train, travel and play this season. Now Winston and the Tigers aim for an upset of historical proportions... more »
November 22, 2013 10:40 PM
BATON ROUGE - Will Neighbour came off the bench to score a game-high 23 points and 14 rebounds to lead the University of Arkansas Little Rock to an 85-82 defeat of Southern University in overtime Friday night. Neighbour went 8 of 15 from the field and 7 of 9 from... more »
November 16, 2013 7:38 PM
BATON ROUGE - Dray Joseph is Southern's all-time leading career passer with 8,182 yards.
Joseph needed only 58 yards going into tonight's game versus Clark Atlanta, and he got the record(and the game ball) in the first quarter.
Southern had one defensive touchdown on the first drive of... more »
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 »
November 13, 2013 9:29 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars men's basketball team has fallen to 0-3 to start the new season, with a 79-73 defeat at home to the Tulane Green Wave.
Freshman point guard, and head coach Roman Banks' son, Trelun Banks led all Jaguar scores with 21 points in his... more »
October 29, 2013 10:44 PM
BATON ROUGE - When Southern closed a 17-point halftime deficit at homecoming to Alcorn State last Saturday, it begged the question: 'why run the ball when the passing game was so efficient?'
However, the answer might not be as simple as some fans might think.
The more the... more »
October 29, 2013 7:26 PM
BATON ROUGE - The coaching saying "don't let one loss become two" is the Jaguars' focus this week(on a short week) as they prepare for SWAC foe Texas Southern.
Southern head coach Dawson Odums told members of the media Tuesday "we just have to find a way to finish... more »
October 25, 2013 11:45 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police at Southern University urge fans to arrive three to four hours early for their homecoming matchup between the Jaguars and the Alcorn State Braves at 5:30 p.m.
Campus officials expect the game to attract more than 20,000 people, with thousands more who will just be... more »
October 23, 2013 2:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - As seen by the recent events at Grambling State University(football players refusing to play a conference game because of hazardous conditions), leadership is as important as the teams that perform at the collegiate level.
Southern University has Dr. William Broussard leading the Jaguars' athletics programs, and... more »
October 12, 2013 11:40 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southern perservered through a near-two hour weather delay, referees leaving the field calling victory for Alabama A&M, and a blocked field goal in the first overtime period to take a victory from the Bulldogs 20-17.
At the end of regulation, the Jaguars thought they lost the... more »
October 12, 2013 9:02 PM
BATON ROUGE - It's been a defensive struggle for both teams in the second half, but Southern leads Alabama A&M 14-10 with 3:27 left in the fourth quarter.
After scoring two touchdowns in the first five minutes of the game, Southern hasn't found the end zone.
Senior quarterback... more »
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 »
September 12, 2013 4:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University is gearing up for its first home football game of the season.
Southern Athletic Director William Broussard anticipates larger crowds this season. The A.W. Mumford Stadium suites are sold out for the first time ever. Season ticket sales are on the rise. Reserved parking... more »
September 11, 2013 11:24 AM
GRAMBLING, La. - Grambling State University running backs coach George Ragsdale has assumed head football coaching duties, effective immediately.
Ragsdale becomes interim head coach as the Tigers head to the Missouri Classic in Kansas City with a 0-2 record. The G-Men finished the 2012 season with a record of... more »
September 7, 2013 11:44 PM
NATCHITOCHES - The Southern Jaguars couldn't rebound from their blowout loss to the University of Houston, losing again on the road, this time, to Northwestern State, 55-14.
The Jaguars struggled again on defense, allowing three first half touchdown passes by the Demons' Zach Adkins. Northwestern running back Robert Walker... more »
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 »
August 8, 2013 1:50 PM
If you ask Jaguar players, two-a-days are anything but 'light.' However, there are a couple of things Southern is doing to keep themselves fresh in the August heat.
While some people think of only water and Gatorade as ways to beat the heat, the Jaguars are getting creative -... more »
July 29, 2013 11:31 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Roman Banks, from Southern University, has been named the Outstanding College Coach of the Year for the State of Louisiana and Archbishop Rummel's Jay Roth, has been selected as the Outstanding Prep Coach of the Year for Louisiana. Both coaches will be recognized at the Greater New... more »