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Powerful photo shows confederate flag supporters watching Jackson State marching band

(Photo by William Spell Jr.)A glance at the calendar reveals its now late August, which mean's its time for the start of a new academic year around America. It also signals the end of summer and the return of (black) college football and marching band seasons.Around the country, HBCUs opened their doors to new students, returning students and the community by holding events that...
Via HBCU Gameday
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Jackson State star Buster Barnett involved in deadly love triangle, according to police

A former Jackson State star and NFL player is at the center of a love triangle gone deadly wrong. Clayton County Police say Buster Barnett's mistress kidnapped and murdered his wife before killing herself, WUSA reports. Lisa Brown showed up at the front door of Sandra Barnett's home on Wednesday afternoon. She was then involved in a police chase on Thursday heading toward's Alabama...
Via HBCU Gameday
July 17, 2015  |  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.
Via Diehardsport
August 31, 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’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

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 be...
Via HBCU Gameday
January 23, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2014  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
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,”...
Via HBCU Gameday
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson State fires Rick Comegy after 8 seasons

Jackson State football coach Rick Comegy has been fired after eight seasons. The school announced the decision on Wednesday. Comegy had a 55-35 record during his tenure and he led the Tigers to the 2007 Southwestern Athletic Conference championship. Jackson State had an 8-4 record this season, including an 8-1 mark in the SWAC. The Tigers lost to Southern in the SWAC championship...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Comegy Out At Jackson State

Rick Comegy has been released from Jackson State. (The Advocate photo)Rick Comegy just led Jackson State to its second-straight SWAC championship, but apparently that won't cut it at Jackson State. The school released a statement on Wednesday morning announcing that he was released from his position as head coach.Am told JSU players were informed of the coaching changes through a...
Via HBCU Gameday
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern defeats Jackson St, 34-27 in 2 OT

Dray Joseph hit Lee Doss for a 16-yard touchdown pass to give Southern University a 34-27 double overtime victory over Jackson State Saturday in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship. During the ensuing drive by Jackson State (8-4, 8-1), running back Tommy Gooden stepped out of bounds to negate what would have been a 5-yard touchdown pass from Clayton Moore. Both teams...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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