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Jackson State edges Alcorn State 34-31

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Ivy La Montiez threw three touchdowns, including the 45-yard game-winner to DeSean McKenzie, to lift Jackson State to a 34-31 comeback win over Alcorn State on Saturday. Trailing 31-28 late in the fourth quarter, Jackson State (5-7, 3-6 Southwest Athletic Conference) took over at its own 49 after a 27-yard punt return by Jairus Moll. La Montiez found McKenzie...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Black College Football Scoreboard: 11/22/2014

NCCU 21, NC A&T 14Morgan State 69, Delaware State 7Jackson State 34, Alcorn State 31Bethune-Cookman 18, FAMU 17Virginia State 28, LIU Post 17West Georgia 20, Tuskegee 17Howard 30, Hampton 29Brigham Young 64, Savannah State 0
Via HBCU Gameday
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boom Box Classic Documentary: JSU, Southern Put On A Show

If you've never been to an HBCU classic, you're missing out. Check out this excellent documentary by Mr_Mooo on The Boom Box Classic between Southern University and Jackson State.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Perry, South Florida beat Jackson State 73-64

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Chris Perry scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead South Florida over Jackson State 73-64 on Sunday. Corey Allen Jr. added 17 points for the Bulls (2-0), who were 22 of 42 from the floor for 52.4 percent while making 24 of 32 from the free-throw line, including 9 of 10 by Perry. Dontaveon Robinson led the Tigers (0-2) with 16 points and Javeres...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson State scores late to beat Texas Southern

HOUSTON (AP) LeMontiez Ivy threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Jairus Mull with 6 minutes left, lifting Jackson State to a 15-10 win over Texas Southern on Saturday night. Jackson State (4-7, 2-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which ended a five-game losing streak, was limited to three Ryan Deising field goals before Ivy threw a touchdown pass for the eighth-straight game. The...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama A&M defeats Jackson State 25-14

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Chris Leachman threw for 270 yards with three touchdowns and Alabama A&M defeated Jackson State 25-14 Saturday night. Leachman threw touchdowns of 60 yards to Jonathan Dorsey and 25 yards to Montaurius Smith for a 16-7 halftime lead. A holding penalty by Jackson State that resulted in a safety and Leachman's 44-yard touchdown connection with Dorsey put...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Uni Watch: Southern, Jackson State Switch Up Helmets, Unis In Boom Box Classic

Looking back on Saturday's Boom Box Classic between Southern and Jackson State, there was quite a bit going on. Not only did Southern crush JSU 42-28, and not only did its band throw some epic shade at the home team, but both teams showed off helmet and jersey modifications.(SWAC.com photo)Southern ditched it's normal interlocked "SU" logo in favor of a white jaguar...
Via HBCU Gameday
25 days ago  |  Discuss

JSU Fans Petitioning To Fire Coach, AD

Hours after losing its homecoming game to its old coach, at least one Jackson State supporter wants the new one gone too. A petition to fire head coach Harold Jackson and athletic director Vivian Fuller has surfaced on Change.org."Vivian Fuller fired Head Coach Rick Comegy. A coach that lead Jackson State to 4 SWAC Championship appearances. Fuller then hired a new head coach...
Via HBCU Gameday
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi Valley St sneaks by Jackson St, 27-23

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Joshua Rice caught five passes for 91 yards, including a game-winning 36-yard touchdown from Quantavius Peterson with 1:46 remaining, and Mississippi Valley State rallied from 17-6 in the third quarter to beat Jackson State 27-23 on Saturday. Peterson, who entered the game in relief of starter Patrick Ivy, finished 8 of 12 for 73 yards passing while adding 56...
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October 11, 2014  |  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

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

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...
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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

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: John McNabb, LB, Jackson State

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: John McNabb, LB, Jackson State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? I was not heavily recruited out of high school. Jackson State, Central Arkansas, Alcorn and a few jucos in Mississippi. How did you come to make your college decision? Jackson State was the only school […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: John...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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