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  • The definition of brothers: Eric and Marcus Randall Play Video

    November 17, 2014 2:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - After close to a decade off of the sideline, Eric Randall decided to return to coaching as the head coach at Scotlandville in 2011. But before he could say yes, he had to make sure it could be a family affair. "Of course Marcus played a... 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 »
  • Spending plans approved for college incentive fund

    November 14, 2014 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Money from a $40 million higher education incentive fund should begin flowing within weeks now that the Board of Regents has signed off on spending plans submitted by colleges. Approval from the Regents' executive committee Friday was the final step before the colleges could receive the money.... 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 »
  • Appellate court refuses request for rehearing in Slaughter case

    October 7, 2014 11:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Appellate court justices refused Southern University's request for a rehearing involving its former system president, Ralph Slaugher. In September, the First Circuit overturned a state district judge's ruling allowing Slaughter's home and other property to be seized by the university's Foundation to satisfy debt. The district judge... more »
  • Players from Southern, SLU take LSWA honors

    October 7, 2014 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Outstanding and in some cases record breaking performances earned Southern and Southeastern football players the nod as Louisiana Sports Writers Association state college football players of the week. Reggie Travis had three touchdowns in Southern's 51-36 win over UAPB Saturday, while Denzel Thompson had the first multi-interception... more »
  • Southern Lab rebounds with online enrollment

    October 6, 2014 9:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A shift to online education has restored Southern University Lab School's financial health and prospects, perhaps even helping attract local students to the physical campus next to the historically black university in Baton Rouge. Southern Lab's Virtual School, barely a year old, teaches more than 600 students... 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 »
  • Louisiana college football scores

    October 5, 2014 12:11 AM

    Here are scores from college football games around Louisiana: Auburn 41 - LSU 7 Southern 51 - Arkansas Pine-Bluff 34 UL Lafayette 34 - Georgia State 31 Arkansas State 28 - UL Monroe 14 Southeastern 30 - Northwestern State 22 McNeese State 45 -... 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 »
  • Louisiana College Football Scores 9/27

    September 28, 2014 12:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It was a successful day for college football in the state of Louisiana. Starting with LSU, who defeated New Mexico State 63-7 behind 363 rushing yards from the Tigers. True freshman running back Leonard Fournette led the way with 122 yards on the ground and two... 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 »
  • Football is back! Play Video

    September 5, 2014 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Fans are ready for two home openers Saturday. LSU and Southern both host teams at home and at both games parking is expected to be an issue. Officials at both universities advise fans to arrive early and have patience. So, some people got a jump start.... more »
  • Appeals court rules in favor of Ralph Slaughter

    September 4, 2014 7:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The First Circuit Court of Appeal reversed a State District Court Judge's decision against former Southern University System President Ralph Slaughter. The Judge last year said Slaughter's home and other property can be seized by the Foundation to satisfy debt. It's money he's accused of misappropriating while... 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 »
  • Free parking, shuttles offered for Southern, ULL game

    August 28, 2014 2:44 PM

    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 »
  • 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 »
  • Southern optimistic bans could come to end soon Play Video

    July 29, 2014 8:49 PM

    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

    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, Alabama State favorites in SWAC

    July 18, 2014 2:22 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Defending Southwestern Athletic Conference champion Southern and Alabama State are the favorites to win their divisions for the upcoming football season. It's the third straight year the Hornets have been picked to win the East, and they've fallen short the first two times. Alabama State received 93 points,... more »
  • Alumnus sues Southern for chancellor rejection

    May 12, 2014 6:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Southern University alumnus has sued the school for refusing to renew its contract with Chancellor James Llorens. Author Joiner say that Llorens has done a great job and stabilized Southern. Southern University spokesman Ed Pratt said Friday that the school is not commenting on the suit.... more »
  • Southern's comeback bid squandered vs McNeese Play Video

    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 »
  • Memorial service today for legendary band director

    April 30, 2014 4:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Funeral arrangements are now in place for the final farewell of long-time Southern University band director Isaac Greggs. A viewing will be held today beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Southern's Campus. A memorial service will follow at 6:00 p.m. ... more »
  • Southern baseball ends home slate with a loss to Grambling State

    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 »
  • Southern baseball splits doubleheader vs. Grambling State

    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 »
  • Southern routed by Nicholls St., 13-2

    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 »
  • Jags' Banks discusses decision to stay Play Video

    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 »
  • Southern hoops head coach Banks agrees to new deal with Jags

    April 21, 2014 11:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Following a successful season and a tumultuous offseason, Southern University announced an agreement in principle to retain Roman Banks as the men's basketball head coach. Banks, the 2013 SWAC coach of the year, spoke with Texas A&M about an assistant coaching job with the Aggies but... 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 »
  • 17-person board to select SU's next chancellor

    April 4, 2014 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Southern University is beginning the process to hire a new chancellor. Seventeen people are on the committee, lead by SU System Board of Supervisors member Murphy F. Bell Jr. and Monique Guillory-Winfield, SU System vice president for academic and student affairs. The hiring group is made... more »
  • Southern football prepares for spring game Saturday

    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 »
  • Southern police arrest three in dorm invasion, attempted armed robbery

    March 14, 2014 8:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University police have arrested three students accused in an attempted armed robbery and home invasion on campus in late February. Police booked 18-year-old Jaleel Bridges, of DeQuincy; 20-year-old Rodney Briggs, of Kentwood; and 19-year-old Deylan Jones, of Mesquite, Texas, on counts of attempted armed robbery and... more »
  • Southern women advance at SWAC tournament

    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 »
  • 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 »
  • Newest Southern Jaguar suits up on the Bluff Play Video

    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 »
  • 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 »
  • Hazardous haulers may need to change route Play Video

    March 4, 2014 9:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pre-filed bill says hazardous haulers might need to find a new route through areas where there are large universities. The bill, by Rep. Regina Barrow would prohibit the transport of hazardous materials within a five mile radius of a university. The bill says there are... more »
  • SU Board member resigns

    February 27, 2014 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A member of the Southern University Board of Supervisors has resigned effective immediately. Calvin Braxton sent in a resignation letter late Wednesday night. He was a close supporter of James Llorens, the chancellor of the Baton Rouge campus. The Board of Supervisors voted not to... more »
  • NCAA: Southern has a lot of work to do

    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 »
  • Southern Men's, Women's Hoops Top Miss. Valley State

    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 »
  • Lawmakers seek higher ed funding boost Play Video

    February 17, 2014 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State lawmakers say they'll do their best to funnel more money into higher education. On Monday a handful of state legislators spoke to higher education leaders about what they plan to do to improve higher education this session. They expect to bring higher education to the... more »
  • Fans: Threat of Southern post season ban isn't fair Play Video

    February 13, 2014 10:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The NCAA could ban all Southern University teams from post season play over a paperwork problem. Individual sports teams like football and basketball have received post season bans in the past, but this time, all athletic teams are at risk. "It's devastating to the school,... more »
  • Father-son combo working for Southern basketball Play Video

    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 »
  • Debate building over SU chancellor contract

    February 10, 2014 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A large crowd gathered Monday evening, mostly to protest the Southern University board's decision not to renew Chancellor James Llorens' contract. Llorens contends he was not happy with the new deal that appeared to give the system president, Ronald Mason, more power and gave less power to... more »
  • Southern signs 2014 recruiting class

    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 »
  • Godfrey leads Southern past Alcorn, 62-54

    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 »
  • Southern Men's, Women's Hoops Score Wins Over Alabama A&M

    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 »
  • Bomb threats cause MVSU games to be relocated

    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 »
  • Jackson St introduces new head coach Harold Jackson

    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 »
  • Jags Coach Banks Calls Malcolm Miller POY Candidate Play Video

    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 »
  • Southern defends Monday's 104-point win Play Video

    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 »
  • Southern sets NCAA record vs Champion Baptist

    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 »
  • Southern falls to #12 Baylor, 81-56

    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 »
  • 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 »
  • Coach Odums on Jags' success, his future Play Video

    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 »
  • SU's head football coach considered for another job Play Video

    December 11, 2013 10:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Southern University's successful head football coach is being considered for another job, the WBRZ News 2 sports team learned exclusively Wednesday night. Dawson Odums is being sought by his Alma matter, North Carolina Central University. The school wants him to become its new head coach. The position... more »
  • Southern, SLU football going for championships

    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 »
  • Southern downs Grambling in Bayou Classic

    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 »
  • Grambling aims to upset Southern in Bayou Classic

    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 »
  • Bayou Classic fans urged to travel safely

    November 24, 2013 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Bayou Classic fans are reminded to drive safely when heading to and from Bayou Classic Events in New Orleans over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. "More people died on Louisiana roads over the five-day Thanksgiving break last year than during any other holiday," says Lt. Col. John... more »
  • UALR edges Southern in OT, 85-82

    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 »
  • Joseph sets Southern record, Jags beat Clark 53-0 Play Video

    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 »
  • 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 »
  • We're sexy y'all!

    November 13, 2013 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Here's a list it's nice to be at the top of: the way we talk is apparently the sexiest in the U.S., according to a survey by dating website Cupid.com. The Southern accent was ranked most attractive by men and women. More men preferred it over women.... more »
  • Southern falls to Tulane, 79-73

    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 »
  • Chef KD's fresh mustard greens Play Video

    November 5, 2013 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chef KD put his own spin on a traditional southern dish today on News 2 at 4. He showed us the easiest way to make fresh mustard greens, which he said is the perfect side holiday dish. If you'd like to contact Chef KD for... more »

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