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  • Grambling St. overtakes Alcorn St. 27-20 for SWAC title

    December 3, 2016 8:38 PM

    HOUSTON - The Grambling State overcame a 17-point halftime deficit to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday. The game was a rematch of the 2015 SWAC title game, which Alcorn State won 49-21. The Tigers won their first SWAC championship since 2011 and 24th... 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 »
  • Tillery, turnovers lift Southern U over Texas Southern 26-10

    November 5, 2016 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lenard Tillery rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown and Southern University converted two interceptions into scoring drives to beat Texas Southern 26-10 on Saturday. Tillery scored on a 3-yard run and Herbert Edwards scored on a 1-yard run after Treveon Epps picked off a second-quarter pass... more »
  • Southern pushes UL Monroe, but falls short 38-21

    September 4, 2016 12:43 AM

    MONROE - Garrett Smith fired a touchdown pass to Marcus Green, then ran for another score as Louisiana Monroe broke open a close game after halftime while defeating Southern 38-21 Saturday night. Smith hit Green with a 28-yard pass, bumping the Warhawks' lead to 21-12, Craig Ford added a 24-yard... more »
  • LSU baseball survives late rally from Grambling State, wins 14-11

    April 13, 2016 11:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team churned out 17 hits and 14 runs as they survived a late rally by Grambling State to take a 14-11 win on Wednesday. The home Tigers (22-11) scored early and often, putting up crooked numbers in the 1st 4 innings to build... more »
  • Southeastern baseball runs win streak to 13, tops Southern 18-2

    March 30, 2016 12:20 AM

    HAMMOND - Southeastern Louisiana extended its school-record winning streak to 13 games Tuesday, defeating Southern 18-2 in seven innings at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. The patient Lions (19-6) worked back from an early deficit, scoring a season high in runs. Southern (8-14)... 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 »
  • Q&A with former Southern Jag set to appear in Super Bowl 50

    February 1, 2016 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the days to Super Bowl 50 counting down, the Southwestern Athletic Conference sat down for a Q&A session with former All-SWAC defensive lineman for the Southern Jags, Arthur Miley. Miley is currently in his first season with the Super Bowl contender Carolina Panthers, who’ll take... more »
  • Former Port Allen track star chases dream of playing pro football Play Video

    January 30, 2016 12:49 AM

    PORT ALLEN - If you're going to chase your dreams, it helps to be fast: Johnathan Johnson has always been fast. The 2009 100-meter champion from Port Allen is now running after a dream of playing pro football as he prepares for a tryout with the Saskatchewan Roughriders nearly... more »
  • Alcorn St tops Grambling St, 49-21; repeats as SWAC champ

    December 6, 2015 12:22 AM

    HOUSTON — Alcorn State's October 17th loss to Grambling State, 35-34 in overtime, was a heartbreaker. But the Braves knew another chance at the Tigers was possible. Alcorn State got that chance in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship Game on Saturday at NRG Stadium. This time the Braves... 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 hoops wins 4th straight, beats Paul Quinn 96-63

    December 1, 2015 1:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE, LA - Shawn Prudhomme scored 17 points and added six rebounds to help lead Southern to a 96-63 victory over NAIA Paul Quinn College on Monday night. Adrian Rodgers and Trelun Banks each finished with 14 points with Banks adding five assists for the Jaguars (4-1), who shot... 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 »
  • Southern looks to break 4 game losing streak vs Alcorn, avenge title game loss Play Video

    October 28, 2015 12:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars have lost 4 straight games to Alcorn State: this weekend would be ideal for the Jags to break the losing streak. The Jags sit at 4-1 in SWAC play, but with Grambling State and Prairie View A&M both ahead in the division, another... more »
  • Update on Gales: Southern WR has successful spinal surgery

    September 27, 2015 7:52 PM

    ATHENS, GA - Southern University wide receiver Devon Gales underwent a successful spinal surgery Sunday afternoon. Gales suffered several fractures in his neck that were stabilized. He continues to have movement in his upper body and remains in good spirits and will remain at Athens Regional until... more »
  • Southern falls to Georgia 48-6, Jags' WR Gales suffers spinal injury

    September 26, 2015 6:27 PM

    ATHENS, Ga. - Nick Chubb ran for 131 yards and two touchdowns and also caught a TD pass to lead No. 7 Georgia to a 48-6 win over Southern on Saturday. Chubb had scoring runs of 9 and 49 yards in the third quarter. The 49-yarder gave him 12 straight... more »
  • Willie Quinn named FCS, SWAC special teams player of the week

    September 15, 2015 12:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Willie Quinn has been named the FCS STATS Special Teams Player of the Week. The announcement was release Monday afternoon. Quinn earned his second-straight SWAC Special Teams Player of the Week award after making a dazzling 39-yard punt return touchdown and later adding a... more »
  • Southern, Miss. Valley State look for more even matchup

    September 10, 2015 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University and Mississippi Valley State hope to get their feet back under their teams this weekend in a more even matchup than their respective openers. The Jags lost at Louisiana Tech 62-15, while the Delta Devils were shut out in New Mexico 66-0. Southern... more »
  • Austin Howard poised to show improvement in sophomore year Play Video

    August 4, 2015 11:48 PM

    Baton Rouge - Austin Howard had a breakout freshman campaign for Southern last year, and now appears poised to take the next step. Howard emerged as the starter midway through the season and finishing with 2,300 yards and 17 touchdown passes in 2014. This year, Howard is excited... more »
  • Southern football reports to fall camp Play Video

    August 3, 2015 12:08 AM

    Baton Rouge - The Southern Jaguars reported to fall camp on Sunday, eager to return to the field after their spring camp was wiped out due to NCAA sanctions. Head coach Dawson Odums welcomed his 95 players as they filled out paperwork, got their equipment and physicals in advance... more »
  • Southern picked behind Grambling for SWAC West

    July 17, 2015 11:41 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alcorn State, the defending Southwestern Athletic Conference champion, is the preseason favorite to win the league's Eastern Division while Grambling has been picked to win the West. Southern University was picked to finish second behind Grambling in the West. Alcorn State quarterback John Gibbs Jr.... 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 »
  • LSU baseball starts slow, finishes with 6-1 win over SWAC opponent Alcorn State

    April 28, 2015 11:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Top-ranked LSU used a pair of three-run innings Tuesday night to post a 6-1 win over Alcorn State in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field on Tuesday night. LSU improved to 38-7 on the year, while Alcorn dropped to 11-37. LSU travels to Starkville, Miss.... more »
  • Southern swept away by Texas Southern, lose 8-4 in game 3

    March 21, 2015 7:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been a tough week for Southern University pitcher Rafael Diaz. The same player who gave up a potenial win against LSU on Tuesday was hit hard on Saturday, as Diaz and the Jaguars lost to Texas Southern 8-4 to close out a three-game sweep for... 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 »
  • #1 LSU baseball survives scare against Southern, wins 4-2 in extras

    March 17, 2015 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University baseball team held a 2-1 lead in the 9th inning against the number one team in the country, but the LSU Tigers scored one in the 9th and two in the 10th to secure a 4-2 victory over the Jaguars. The Lee Hines... more »
  • Southern men's and women's hoops fall in SWAC Tourney finals

    March 15, 2015 1:10 AM

    HOUSTON - The Southern men's and women's basketball teams lost in their respective SWAC title games, both ending their seasons one game short of a championship. The women never had a lead in their championship game and fell to Alabama State 73-55. Meanwhile, the men had a lead... 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 »
  • Southern to honor 1977-78 SWAC Championship team Play Video

    February 6, 2015 6:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University will honor one of the top sports teams in school history this weekend. The SWAC Championship team from the 1977-78 season will be honored during halftime of Saturday's game against Grambling St. The team finished the regular season with a 26-2 record overall, including... more »
  • Southern men's and women's hoops sweep Mississippi Valley State

    January 20, 2015 12:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern men's and women's basketball teams swept away Mississippi Valley State on Monday, as the men won 79-55, and the Lady Jags won 70-51. The men were paced by Tre Lynch, who scored 23 points, and three others scored in double digits to lift the... more »
  • Southern men, women's hoops sweep UAPB

    January 17, 2015 11:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars basketball teams completed a sweep of Arkansas Pine Bluff on Saturday, as the men took down the Lions 70-60, while the women beat the Lions 69-42. The women started off the night by dominating the paint, out-rebounding the Lions 46-25 and scoring every... more »
  • Southern hoops gets sweep of Prairie View A&M

    January 3, 2015 11:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern men's and women's basketball teams swept Prairie View A&M on Saturday, giving the Jaguars a pair of wins to start the conference season. The women started the afternoon off with a 67-51 win over the Panthers as Kendra Coleman led the way with 14... more »
  • Southern women's hoops falls to Florida 78-49

    December 21, 2014 10:07 PM

    GAINESVILLE, FL -The Southern women's basketball team dropped a 78-49 contest to the Florida Gators on Sunday, dropping the Jaguars record to 2-7 on the year. The Jags were led by Brianna Green's 11 points, while Jasmine Jefferson chipped in 8. The Jags will continue their stay in... more »
  • Southern falls in SWAC title game 38-24 to Alcorn State

    December 6, 2014 6:56 PM

    HOUSTON - Southern fell one win short of its back-to-back SWAC championship bid, losing in the 2014 SWAC title game 38-24 to Alcorn State on Saturday. The Jags lost by 40 to the Braves back in September and while this game was much closer, the Braves never trailed in... 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 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 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Jags Odums: "Everything is still in front of us"

    September 30, 2014 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Following a lopsided loss to Alcorn State, Southern head coach Dawson Odums still believes his Jaguars can accomplish all their goals this season if the team remains focused. "Everything that we can achieve is still in front of us," said Odums Tuesday morning. Despite the... 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 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 »
  • Southern falls to Northwestern State 51-27

    September 13, 2014 7:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern got a double dose of heartache on Saturday as Jaguars lost to Northwestern State 51-27, while off the field the Jags lost three more players to compliance issues. "I don't know any of my friends in the coaching profession going through it so they can't... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Former Port Allen star finds new home at Texas Southern Play Video

    August 9, 2014 4:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Port Allen High School star Darian Claiborne is on his way to Texas Southern. Port Allen head coach Guy Blanchard confirmed the move to Sports 2 Saturday afternoon. Claiborne has been told he will be able to play starting this season for the Tigers.... 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 »
  • "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 »

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