Found October 23, 2013 on
Grambling State's forfeit to Jackson State may cost it more than just a loss on its record. (NY Daily News photos)
The Grambling State football team is back to practicing and plans to play on Saturday in the school's annual homecoming game against Texas Southern. While that's good news after a tense week of player insurgency that lasted five days, there is a new problem to deal with. Tuesday evening Jackson State University, the team was supposed to play on Saturday, announced that it will pursue legal action against Grambling and others.
Jackson State plans to sue Grambling State for financial loss of forfeit http://t.co/nwwaLquJbR (via @clarionledger)
— Ros Dumlao (@rosdumlao) October 23, 2013
The school released a statement last night explaining their reasoning: recouping the loss of what "could be millions" of dollars for both the school and the community
"We have a fiduciary responsibility to Mississippi taxpayers and the JSU communit...
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The Grambling State University football team not only made more people aware of the campus’s financial struggles with their boycott of last Saturday’s game against Jackson State, bu they also may have also cost the school funds it currently does not have.
Yahoo Sports is reporting that Jackson State is planning to sue Grambling State University over millions lost from that forfeiture...
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 with university leaders, including the school's rundown...
Jackson State University has released a statement regarding the cancelled homecoming game vs. Grambling State. The school will sue Grambling and the SWAC.
As if Grambling didn't have enough problems this season- most of them seemingly created by their own hand...
But, now, it appears that Jackson State University is suing Grambling over the no-show for their homecoming game...
The JSU family was damaged. Our Homecoming game draws tens of thousands of fans. The university intends to use litigation to...