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  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • McNeese falls to Southern at home 4-3

    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 »
  • 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 »
  • Texas Southern takes out Grambling in SWAC, 79-54

    March 12, 2014 3:37 PM

    HOUSTON - Aaric Murray scored 18 points and blocked six shots as second-seeded Texas Southern won its seventh game in a row after beating No. 10 seed Grambling State 79-54 on Wednesday in a Southwestern Athletic Conference quarterfinal game. Murray, named the conference player and defensive player of the year,... 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 »
  • Grambling wins 5th of year; 84-75 over Jackson St.

    March 11, 2014 3:27 PM

    HOUSTON - Terry Rose scored 22 points as No. 10 seed Grambling State upset seventh-seeded Jackson State 84-75 in the first round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament on Tuesday. Grambling State, 3-15 in conference play this season, avenged two regular-season losses to Jackson State - both by double-digits.... 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 »
  • Jags basketball will play in SWAC tourney

    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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Grambling faces financial punishment for forfeit

    November 13, 2013 12:10 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced on Wednesday that Grambling will face financial penalties after forfeiting its road game against Jackson State on Oct. 19. The SWAC did not announce exact figures in its release, but said the fine would be issued in accordance to the league's bylaws.... more »
  • Could running more help fix the Jags offense? Play Video

    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 »
  • Southern looking to rebound vs Texas Southern

    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 »
  • SWAC suspends officiating crew for 1 game

    October 24, 2013 3:15 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has suspended an officiating crew for failing to manage the clock properly in the closing seconds of regulation during the Alabama A&M-Southern game. The SWAC announced the one-game suspension on Thursday. Commissioner Duer Sharp says a review "determined the officials fell short of... more »
  • Dr. William Broussard leading Southern to promising future Play Video

    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 »
  • Jackson State: Grambling forfeit will be costly

    October 23, 2013 7:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Jackson State says financial losses for the university and the city of Jackson, Miss., "could be in the millions" because of Grambling's decision to forfeit Saturday's football game after its players refused to play. Grambling's players staged a boycott because they said they had many issues... more »
  • Southern pulls out 2OT victory

    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 »
  • Jags in rain delay(up 14-10 3:27 left in game)

    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 »
  • 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 »
  • Doug Williams out as Grambling head coach

    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 »
  • Southern falls big at Northwestern St.

    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 »
  • 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 »
  • Southern Jaguars keeping practice 'light' Play Video

    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 »
  • Southern's Banks recognized as Louisiana's top college coach in 2013

    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 »
  • Jags football opener start time announced

    June 21, 2013 6:32 PM

    PROVIDENCE, RI - The Southern Jaguars now know when they will open their season vs the University of Houston on August 30th. The Jags and Cougars will play at Reliant Stadium at 7:30pm CT. The game can be viewed by fans on ESPN3. The Big East made the... more »
  • Jags' season likely over after SWAC Tourney loss

    May 17, 2013 5:11 PM

    FT. WORTH, Tx - The Southern Jaguars baseball season likely came to an end Friday, losing to Prairie View A&M 11-4 on the second day of the SWAC Tournament. Southern ends their season with a record of 21-23 on the year after three Jaguar pitchers combined to give up... more »
  • #2 LSU blanks Grambling 4-0

    April 17, 2013 8:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - #2 LSU didn't get off to a hot start, but the Tigers needed only four runs in a 4-0 shut-out win at home. The win is LSU's 24th straight against an in-state team and 31st straight in a mid-week game. The Tigers threw 10 pitchers, but... more »
  • LSU downs Southern for second straight night

    April 10, 2013 10:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tigers took advantage of eight Jaguar errors and posted 16 runs on 16 hits to blast Southern, 16-2. Wednesday's win comes a day after LSU beat Southern in the Wally Pontiff Jr Classic at Zephyr Field in Metairie, La. Mason Katz and Alex Bregman got... more »
  • LSU endures through rough start, downs Alcorn 7-3

    April 2, 2013 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Shortstop Alex Bregman recorded his ninth straight multi-hit game as No. 2 LSU (27-2) defeated Alcorn State (6-27) by a score of 7-3 Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium. Bregman, a freshman from Albuquerque, N.M., is now riding a 17-game hit streak and is hitting .619... more »
  • Military Appreciation Night at Alex Box Stadium Tuesday

    April 2, 2013 3:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team will salute the military Tuesday night at the ballpark when they square off again Alcorn St. Servicemen and women will be eligible for discounted tickets and the first 1500 fans through the gate at Alex Box Stadium will take home a free hat.... more »
  • Future expectations grow for LSU, Southern basketball programs Play Video

    April 1, 2013 7:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Final Four is set for this weekend, a place thought to be out of reach for LSU and Southern basketball...but maybe not for long. After lowered expectations this year, both programs exceeded predictions from college basketball prognosticators. For a look back on the year that... more »
  • Southern baseball series vs Selma canceled

    March 29, 2013 4:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Jaguars' baseball series this weekend vs Selma at Lee Hines Field has been canceled due to travel issues. Southern is back on the diamond Wednesday at University of New Orleans. 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 »
  • Texas Southern rolls to 13-point win over Southern

    February 28, 2013 10:58 PM

    HOUSTON - Omar Strong scored 34 points, including seven 3-pointers, and Texas Southern won its 11th straight game, 79-66 over Southern, on Thursday night to take control of the Southwestern Athletic Conference regular-season championship. Strong was 9 of 15 from the floor, including 7 of 13 from 3-point range, for... more »
  • Southern pulls away from Alabama A&M

    February 19, 2013 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Malcolm Miller and Derrick Beltran scored 21 points apiece in Southern University's wire-to-wire 81-67 win over Alabama A&M Monday in Southwestern Athletic Conference play. Javan Mitchell added 13 points and Jameel Grace 12 for Southern, which opened the game on a 14-2 run and led by at... 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 »
  • Struggling rivals seek redemption in Bayou Classic

    November 23, 2012 1:34 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - With their hopes of a Southwestern Athletic Conference title gone for both Grambling and Southern, Saturday's nationally televised Bayou Classic in the Superdome gives both teams a chance to finish disappointing seasons in a big-game environment. The teams enter the game with the worst combined record in... more »
  • SWAC names Southern's Joseph among players of the week

    November 15, 2012 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Dray Joseph continues to pass his way to the top of the SWAC passing statistics and his torrid pace is not going unnoticed. The Southwestern Athletic Conference named quarterback Dray Joseph of Southern, linebackers Bill Ross of Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Ryan Griffin of Jackson State, defensive... more »
  • Southern hosting Miss. Valley State tonight

    September 13, 2012 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University will open conference play tonight in Baton Rouge and on ESPNU. The Jaguars are playing host Mississippi Valley State for the home opener. Southern is coming off a 66-21 loss against New Mexico. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at A. W. Mumford... more »
  • SWAC: Focus on Sandusky victims, not wins record

    July 24, 2012 10:23 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southwestern Athletic Conference now boasts college football's winningest coach, but says the focus should remain on the sex abuse victims and their families in the Penn State scandal. The league sent out a statement Monday after the NCAA vacated 111 of Joe Paterno's 409 wins... more »
  • Jaguars picked to finish 4th at SWAC Football Media Day

    July 16, 2012 8:21 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Southern University was picked to finish fourth overall at the SWAC Football Media Day in Birmingham today. Head Coach Stump Mitchell and members of the 2012 Southern Jaguars team were in Birmingham for the announcement. Mitchell flirted with the NFL back in February before deciding... more »
  • Jaguars look to win two games in SWAC tourney

    May 18, 2012 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE -The Jaguars need to win two games today to keep their chances of a SWAC championship alive. Southern (1-1) squares off with Alcorn State (1-1) at 9:00 in the early elimination game. With a win, the Jags would then face Mississippi Valley State (2-0) at 3:00.... more »
  • Southern baseball falls to Mississippi Valley State 6-4 Play Video

    May 16, 2012 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars built a 4-0 lead heading into the eighth inning against Mississippi Valley State. Unfortunately, that lead would not last. The Delta Devils scored six runs in the final two innings to shock the Jaguars 6-4 in the opening round of the SWAC Tournament... more »
  • Southern hosts SWAC Tournament

    May 15, 2012 8:49 AM

    The Southern Jaguars will play host to the weekend's SWAC Tournament. The action gets underway on Wednesday afternoon when Southern hosts Mississippi Valley State at 3 PM. We'll check in with Roger Cador and the Jaguars this afternoon to see how they plan to approach the weekend. more »
  • Southern hosts Valley in SWAC showdown

    February 13, 2012 10:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The mini-dome will be rocking tonight as Southern hosts Mississippi Valley State in a battle of the top teams in the SWAC. Both the Jags and Lady Jags are 9-3 in league play, while the Delta Devils (12-0) and Devilettes (9-3) top the standings. Tip-off... more »
  • Doug Williams ready for second stint at Grambling

    August 12, 2011 1:34 PM

    GRAMBLING, La. - If Doug Williams' second time around as head coach at Grambling State is as successful as his first stint, the Tigers should be in good shape. As the successor to Eddie Robinson, the former Tigers' All-America quarterback and Super Bowl Most Valuable Player helped his alma... more »
  • SWAC hits Southern, Jackson State with bans for low APR

    June 9, 2011 3:59 PM

    HOUSTON - The Southwestern Athletic Conference has voted to ban Jackson State and Southern from competing in the league's 2011 football championship game. The NCAA already hit both schools with a postseason ban because of low APR scores, which were released last month. But the SWAC football championship did... more »
  • Jags fall to 1-10 on the season in loss to Green Wave

    December 23, 2010 10:06 PM

    A four point halftime lead provided a glimmer of hope for the Southern Jaguars this afternoon. But Tulane responded with a strong second half in a 68-65 victory. With the loss, the Jags are now 1-10 on the season. Blake Sanford led the Jags with a game-high 22 points... more »
  • Southern hopes to play spoiler against Alabama State

    November 12, 2010 5:55 PM

    The Southern Jaguars already know their fate. At 2-7, the Jags are guaranteed a last place finish in the Western Division of the SWAC. Yet despite a 54-7 loss to Texas Southern last week, Stump Mitchell's team can still play the role of spoiler this weekend. Southern takes on... more »
  • Southern preps for hardest stretch of the season

    November 5, 2010 11:10 PM

    The Southern Jaguars are only 2-6 with three games remaining on the schedule. Yet, tomorrow night begins the most difficult stretch of the season for Stump Mitchell's team. Fresh off a 3 game road losing streak, the Jags play host to Texas Southern. Following tomorrow night's game, the Jags... more »
  • Southern defeats Delaware State 37-27

    September 5, 2010 3:09 PM

    The Stump Mitchell era is off to a good start over at Southern University. The Jaguars overcame a 27-16 deficit and scored 21 unanswered points to defeat Delaware State 37-27 in the SWAC/MEAC Challenge in Orlando. Mitchell pulled starting quarterback Jeremiah McGinty after the first half of play. McGinty... more »
  • Grambling claims first SWAC title since '85

    May 31, 2010 12:57 PM

    Grambling State has won its first Southwestern Athletic Conference championship in 25 years. Sunday's 15-2 defeat of Alcorn State mean fist-year coach James Cooper could celebrate Grambling's first SWAC championship since 1985 - when Cooper was 3 years old. Adrian Turner threw a complete game for Grambling, allowing... more »
  • Jags eliminated at SWAC tourney

    May 28, 2010 9:09 PM

    After beating Arkansas-Pine Bluff 11-2 earlier in the day, the Southern Jags fell to Alcorn State 8-7 this evening at the SWAC tournament. The Jags are eliminated and are most likely done for the season, not expecting to earn a bid to an NCAA regional. more »
  • SWAC Basketball Tourney to Shreveport

    October 29, 2009 9:56 PM

    The SWAC basketball tournament is headed to Louisiana. Shreveport's CenturyTel Center will play host to the Farmers Insurance Southwestern Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament. "Bossier City is proud to serve as the host city for SWAC Men's and Women's Basketball Championships for the next three... more »
  • SWAC honors Jaguars as players of the week

    September 29, 2009 10:07 AM

    Southern University defensive end Steven Williams and kick returner Byron Williams were honored by the Southwestern Athlete Conference for their performances in the Jaguars' thrilling 48-42 victory Saturday over Alcorn State. Steven Williams, a member of SU's "Dog Day Defense" posted five tackles and 1 1/2 sacks against the... more »
  • Jags ready to kick off

    September 26, 2009 4:40 PM

    The quest to the SWAC Championships starts in just a few minutes for the Jags as they open up conference play against Alcorn State. Coach Pete Richardson’s club will walk into Mumford Stadium at 6:00 with the conference’s leading offense. Coach Pete Richardson said this week that in order for... more »
  • Jags ready to open SWAC play

    September 23, 2009 8:11 PM

    The Southern Jaguars are ready to take the show to conference. The Jags host Alcorn State Saturday at 6:00 in their SWAC Opener. Southern tops the charts in total offense while Alcorn State brings up the rear in total defense. Not only are the Braves sitting at 0-2, Alcorn's... more »

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