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Watch: Official Botches Jackson State/UAPB Coin Toss

Officiating is a tough gig. We get that. But some things, you just have to get right. In football, one of those is the cointoss. Sounds easy enough, but that wasn't the case Saturday when officials asked Jackson State's captains if it wanted "heads or tails." Just watch. Post by Jackson State Tigers.No words. Jackson State would win the game 33-30 in overtime.
Via HBCU Gameday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson St. edges Arkansas-Pine Bluff 33-30 in OT

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) LaMontiez Ivy threw a 61-yard touchdown pass and ran in the winning 15-yarder in overtime to lift Jackson State to a 33-30 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday night. Ivy was sacked twice but completed 16 of 20 passes for 172 yards, including the 61-yard TD throw to Dan Williams in the first quarter, and added 85 yards rushing on nine carries for Jackson...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

JSU's Proposed Domed Stadium Will Need Public Funding

Members of the Jackson State athletic community have talked about the possibility of building a domed stadium for years. That talk has turned into a report, and that report is now in. According to the Clarion-Ledger, the proposed 35,000 seat dome would cost anywhere from $250 to $280 and would need public funding.And of course, it didn't take long for politics to come into play...
Via HBCU Gameday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Grambling St holds off Jackson St in 40-35 win

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Arkez Cooper recovered a key fumble in the final seconds to cement Grambling State's first win of the season, 40-35, over Jackson State on Saturday night. Grambling State (1-3, 1-0 SWAC) had built a 24-point lead in the third quarter before Jackson State (2-2, 0-1) shaved the deficit to 40-35 and was driving for the end zone again when LaMontiez Ivy fumbled...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

SWAC Preview: JSU and Grambling Finally Square Off

Eleven months after standing JSU up, Grambling is will finally roll out to Jackson. Game Of The Week: Grambling State at Jackson StateGrambling and Jackson State are set for another grudge match between the two teams this weekend in Jackson. That's nothing new as these two squads have been rivals since before Eddie Robinson and John Merritt turned them into powerhouses. The...
Via HBCU Gameday
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee State coasts past Jackson State 35-7

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) De'Ante Saunders had two interceptions, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown to fuel a stout defensive effort by Tennessee State in a 35-7 victory over Jackson State on Saturday night. Tennessee State's (2-1) defense stymied Jackson State in the opening half, forcing three-and-outs on six of the first seven drives. Jackson State's (2-1) fifth drive...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson State beats Va Lynchburg 59-0

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) La Montiez Ivy went 16 of 23 for 246 yards and three touchdown passes and Jackson State rolled over Virginia University of Lynchburg 59-0 on Saturday. Jackson State (2-0) opened the scoring early, as Dan Williams hauled in a 41-yard touchdown pass from Ivy just 56 second into the game. Ivy followed with a pair of touchdown passes to Jarius Moll - of 26 and 35...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson State Beats Florida A&M With Incredible Hail Mary

Your first college football game of the season won on a hail mary. “JSU wide receiver DeSean McKenzie catches the catch winning touchdown from Lamontiez Ivy as time expires in the Florida A&M vs. Jackson State season opener” [Youtube, Kevin] The post Jackson State Beats Florida A&M With Incredible Hail Mary appeared first on Diehardsport.
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State slips past Florida A&M in 22-17 win

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) DeSean McKenzie hauled in the winning touchdown in the final seconds to lift Jackson State to a 22-17 win over Florida A&M in the season opener for both teams Saturday night. The 60-yard TD pass from LaMontiez Ivy spoiled what would have been a fourth quarter comeback win for Florida A&M, which retook the lead with just 46 seconds to go on a 1-yard touchdown...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State Beats FAMU on Hail Mary

Jackson State started the Hugh Jackson era with a game for the ages. Jackson State defeated FAMU 22-17 on a last second Hail Mary from Lamontiez Ivy to Desean McKenzie for a 49 yard touchdown pass with 1.6 seconds remaining.
Via HBCU Gameday
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

FAMU's Marching 100 To Sit Out Vs. Jackson State

(Tampa.com photo)The return of FAMU's Marching 100 was the big story heading into last season. As we approach 2014, the question is how many times will we see the famed marching band. Doug Blackburn of the Tallahassee Democrat is reporting that the band will not travel to the season over against Jackson State on Saturday.FAMU's famed Marching 100 not playing at season opener...
Via HBCU Gameday
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Speaking Of CWS History: Here's One For Jackson State

((HT: KLFY-TV))They've lost since, but Jackson State got their first-ever win in College World Series history against 6th-national seed Louisiana-Lafayette in Lafayette, 1-0.The HQ has covered the rough season the JSU team has had- that all started with their bus burning to the ground on the side of the road with their equipment in it. Other Mississippi schools pitched in and...
Via Online Sports Guys
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA College Baseball: JSU shocks number one seeded Louisiana-Lafayette

Jackson State beat Louisiana-Lafayette 1-0. JSU shocked the number one seeded team in the tournament. I don’t check out college baseball much this is worthy of reporting. It’s not many times a historical HBCU team shockes the world in NCAA tournament. Louisiana-Lafayette was 53-8 and JSU had a record of 32-23. Good luck to the rest of JSU’s journey, hopefully the rest of the...
Via The Front Office News
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State Wins SWAC Baseball Title

(Jackson State photo)Jackson State's baseball squad made headlines earlier this month when its bus caught on fire. Two weeks later, they are the SWAC Champs thanks to a 9-8 win over Alabama State. Desmond Russell allowed six runs on 10 hits in five innings for the win. Alexander Juday stepped in the final two innings, giving up one run for the save. Both teams traded leads in...
Via HBCU Gameday
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Sign Jackson State All-American Cox

Jackson State's Qua Cox entered the 2013 season considered the top HBCU prospect and one of the best cornerbacks in FCS football. Cox will get a chance to show why he was so highly regarded at the next level as he will sign as an undrafted free agent with the Indianapolis Colts.Of the 19 UDFAs Colts agreed to terms w/, I think I might be watching CB Qua Cox (Jackson St.) the...
Via HBCU Gameday
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi donates baseball equipment to Jackson State following bus fire

Earlier this week, the Jackson State baseball team was dealt an unfortunate blow when most of its equipment and luggage was lost when their bus caught fire en route to a game in Alabama. Fortunately, nobody was injured. But it did leave Jackson State without some essential needs for baseball.Thankfully, the fine folks at Mississippi State have stepped in and volunteered to donate...
Via Bush League Chronicle
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State’s Baseball Bus Goes Up In Flames In Alabama

  From what we can tell, the Jackson State baseball team was on its way to Savannah, Georgia for a game on Tuesday,…
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

JSU To Grambling: Pay What You Owe

Jackson State and Grambling will duke it out in court over last year's GSU forfeit. (JSU photo)The players and administrators at Grambling State may have cleared things up from last year's strike, but Jackson State isn't quite satisfied. Nick Birdsong of Al.com is reporting that JSU is seeking legal action against Grambling and possibly the SWAC for the missed game after...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cox Puts On Solid Show At Jackson State Pro Day

Jackson State cornerback Qua Cox has been billed as one of the top FCS defensive backs and perhaps the top HBCU prospect in the 2014 NFL Draft. Cox participated in Pro Day at JSU on Thursday and put up some pretty impressive numbers.#ProDay Official 4.52 (in the ran) 35-1/2 (Vert) 10.1 (Broad) 12 (Bench) 4.2 (5.10.5) 6.8 (L drill)— Qua Cox (@Qua_CoxJSU20) March 7, 2014 Cox...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Derrick Jean, OT, Jackson State

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Derrick Jean, OT, Jackson State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? There were a total of nine teams recruiting me out of high school. How did you come to make your college decision? I always wanted to find a college home away from home Where are […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Derrick Jean, OT, Jackson State...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

HBCU Signing Day Spotlight: Out Of State Players Highlight Early Jackson State Signees

Much like NCCU's Jerry Mack, Harold Johnson probably hasn't sat down much since getting the Jackson State job. He had even less time to get his bearings for Signing Day as he was officially announced Jan. 13.An early look at his recruiting hall shows that Jackson has been and his staff have spent a lot of time outside the state of Mississippi. There's the Indianapolis...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

MVSU rallies to beat Jackson State 69-66

Jordan Washington hit a falling 3-pointer at the buzzer Saturday night as Mississippi Valley State University rallied to beat Jackson State 69-66 in a wild finish. Trailing 66-64, MVSU's DeAngelo Priar got a steal and a bucket to tie it at 66 and drew a foul, but couldn't convert the three-point play. Jackson State lost the ball out of bounds and MVSU (7-14, 3-5 Southwestern...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State clobbers Grambling State 76-59

Julysses Nobles scored 15 points with seven assists and four rebounds as Jackson State clobbered Grambling State 76-59 on Saturday night. Brandon West had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (7-12, 3-4 Southwest Athletic Conference). Javeres Brent scored 12 points and Treshawn Bolden came off the bench to chip in 10 points and three rebounds. Jackson State was 53.6 percent...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Hawaii QB To Be Next Jackson State OC

Former Hawaii quarterback Timmy Chang will reportedly be the new OC at Jackson State. Jackson State has been largely a running team the last couple of years, but that may soon be changing. Football Scoop is reporting that current SMU Grad Assistant Timmy Chang will be joining Hugh Jackson's staff at JSU next year.Sources tell us SMU grad asst (former Hawaii QB) Timmy Chang will...
Via HBCU Gameday
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi Valley St. names Comegy football coach

Mississippi Valley State has hired Rick Comegy to be its next football coach. The school announced the hiring of the 60-year-old Comegy on Tuesday. He was fired by Jackson State in December despite a 55-35 record over eight seasons, including an 8-4 mark last season. He wasn't unemployed for long, landing at a rival school about 100 miles away. Comegy, who has a career record...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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