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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...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Grambling State Beats JSU For First SWAC Tourney Win Since 2011

Not only did Grambling State show up for this matchup, they ended Jackson State's season. Grambling beat its rival 84-75 in the opening round of the SWAC Tournament, picking up its fifth win of the season in the process. That might not sound great, but compared to the winless 2013 season, it's a big step forward.From 0-28 to this. Salute. RT @HBCUGameday: Grambling State...
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March 11, 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

Radio Host Calls SWAC "Dumbest League On Earth," Suggests JSU Leave

The SWAC is receiving harsh criticism for its decision to allow ineligible teams to participate in this month's basketball tournament. Mississippi This Morning radio show host Jay White lit into the conference for its decision this morning, calling it "the dumbest league on earth."White went on to say that Jackson State was killing itself slowly by its association with...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State beats Texas Southern 75-73

Julysses Nobles had 21 points on Monday night and made two free throws with 5 seconds left to secure Jackson State's 75-73 win at Texas Southern. Nobles also gave Jackson State (9-16, 5-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference) the lead for good at 69-67 on two free throws with 2:04 to go. Derell Taylor followed with a jumper for JSU at the 1:17 mark and extended the lead to five...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State handles Alcorn State 71-61

Brandon West had 18 points with 10 rebounds and Julysses Nobles added 16 points and six assists as Jackson State defeated Alcorn State 71-61 Saturday night. Jackson State (8-14, 4-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference) outrebounded the Braves 49-30 and had a 14-6 advantage in second-chance points. Treshawn Bolden hauled in 11 rebounds and Javeres Brent had nine with 12 points. Alcorn...
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February 08, 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...
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February 05, 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...
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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...
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January 21, 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

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tommy Gooden, RB, Jackson State

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Tommy Gooden, RB, Jackson State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? Out of high school I was recruited by about 6-8 teams/schools. How did you come to make your college decision? My recruiting visit, my high school coaches, teachers, and parents helped my in deciding which […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview:...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Zach Pendleton, WR, Jackson State

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Zach Pendleton, WR, Jackson State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? Maybe 3 or 4 How did you come to make your college decision? After I left JUCO I didn’t have anyone recruiting me, so I came back home and walked-on for Jackson State. Where are […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Zach Pendleton, WR, Jackson...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL Receiver Named Jackson State Coach

Former NFL receiver Harold Jackson has been named head coach at Jackson State. (Clarion-Ledger photo) The new face of Jackson State football is a familiar one. Former JSU star and NFL receiver Harold Jackson was officially named the new head coach at his alma mater on Tuesday. Jackson replaces Rick Comegy, who was fired in December after back-to-back overtime losses in the SWAC...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State hires former NFL player Harold Jackson as head coach

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 played for Jackson State in the 1960s. He had a 16-year NFL career, including...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State hires former NFL star Harold Jackson

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 played for Jackson State in the 1960s. He had a 16-year NFL career, including...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Rob Smith, DT, Jackson State

Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Rob Smith, DT, Jackson State While evaluating Jackson State DT Rob Smith, the first thing that pops out is his strength. His man goes backwards, consistently. While that doesn’t always show up on a statline, it shows on the tape. And Rob’s tape is really impressive. He may not be a […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Rob Smith...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jackson State LB Ryan Griffin

Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Jackson State LB Ryan Griffin After a standout junior season that saw Griffin amass 8.5 tackles for loss and 3 interceptions, the man that teammates consider their own version of the Honey Badger, Arizona Cardinals rookie Tyrann Mathieu, decided to forgo his senior season and toss his name into the NFL […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Qua Cox, CB, Jackson State University

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Qua Cox, CB, Jackson State University  Qua Cox is the best man to man cover corner in college football. I have been saying it all year.  While many continue to sleep on Cox, the kid continues to shine.  He might not have the fastest forty time, but the kid can cover. […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Qua Cox, CB, Jackson State...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State beats Alabama State on late 3, 70-68

Julysses Nobles scored 20 points - including a 3-pointer at the final buzzer - to lift Jackson State over Alabama State 70-68 Monday night. The lead changed four times in the last 1:11. Jackson State (5-9, 1-1 Southwestern Athletic) was up by seven with 1:32 on the clock. But Alabama State got back-to-back 3s from DeMarcus Robinson and Bobby Brown to draw within one with 1:11 left...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Eight HBCU Players Headed To Medal of Honor Bowl

Jackson State's Zach Pendleton has accepted an invite to the Medal of Honor Bowl.College all-star games have always been around, but each year there seem to be more and more. One of the newest all-star games is the Medal of Honor Bowl. The inaugural game will be played on Jan. 11 in Charleston, SC. The game will feature a strong contingent of players from HBCUs hoping to impress...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Sexiest HBCU Dance Team-Round One, Day Two

Jackson State's J-Settes (SWAC photo)Welcome to Day Two of the First Round of the Sexiest HBCU Dance Team Contest. Today we'll meet the second half of our two fields. Yesterday Southern def. Miles, Alabama State def. Tuskegee, A&T defeated Johnson C. Smith and Howard edged out Virginia State. The winners will match up tomorrow in the Second Round. NOTE: VOTING HAS BEEN...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 16 LSU dominates Jackson State 72-45

Jeanne Kenney made 6 of 7 3-point attempts as No. 16 LSU dominated Jackson State 72-45 Monday night. Kenney tied her career-high with 22 points. Raigyne Moncrief had 13 points and Theresa Plaisance added 10 for LSU (10-2). LSU took an early lead but Jackson State (2-8) came back to tie at 12 on a layup by Ekwara Ndongo at the 11:03 mark. LSU held a 33-24 lead at the half. LSU...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

SWAC Freshman of The Year Leaves Jackson State

Javancy Jones will transfer after one season at Jackson State. (JSU photo)Defensive end Javancy Jones, the reigning SWAC Freshman of The Year, announced today that he is transferring according to the Clarion-Ledger's Ros Dumlao. Jones will transfer to Southwest Mississippi Community College in hopes of transferring to a bigger school later. “I enjoyed my time at Jackson State...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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