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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...
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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...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pro Football Zone exclusive interview with DT Rob Smith

UDFA free agent DT Rob Smith has taken an unusual journey to the NFL but is now close to making a lifetime dream come true, here is his exclusive interview with Pro Football Zone’s Seth Murphy.   Q: Hey Rob first off congratulations on making it this far in your NFL journey, I know it takes a lot of hard work and dedication but your journey was a little bit unorthodox, can you...
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May 14, 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...
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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...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans interested in Jackson State WR

The Houston Texans have reached out to Jackson State WR Zachary Pendleton, per source. The Texans, whom already employ former JSU WR Rico Richardson, may be the eventual landing spot for Pendleton. Pendleton is a lean, tall play-making WR with very gaudy tape- he made what may be the most impressive catch in college football […] The post Report: Houston Texans interested in Jackson...
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May 08, 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,…
Via Busted Coverage
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

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

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

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

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

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
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