JACKSON STATE RUMORS

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
27 days ago  |  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

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

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

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: 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

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

Moore, Jackson St outduel Prairie View 51-38

Clayton Moore accounted for five touchdowns and Jackson State pulled away late to beat Prairie View 51-38 in a Southwestern Conference contest Saturday night. De'Auntre Smiley connected with Deandre Cooper on a 93-yard catch and run for a touchdown to tie the game late in the third quarter, but Tommy Gooden's 3-yard touchdown run with 12:14 remaining gave the Tigers (7-2...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Grambling-Jackson State Football Game Canceled After Grambling Players Refuse to Make Trip

JACKSON, Miss. — Grambling canceled its football game against Jackson State after Grambling’s disgruntled players refused to travel to Jackson for the game Saturday. Jackson State officials announced the cancellation Friday night. Athletic department spokesman Wesley Peterson told The Associated Press that Grambling officials contacted Jackson State about 5 p.m. CDT to inform...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson State rallies late to win 26-17 over MVSU

Special teams came up big in the fourth quarter as Jackson State rallied to a 26-17 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday. The Tigers (5-2, 5-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) twice downed Darcy Williamson's fourth-quarter punts inside the MSVU 5-yard line. They capitalized on the first by forcing the Delta Devils to punt from their own 1 and blocking it out of...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson State beats Arkansas-Pine Bluff 42-33

Tommy Gooden rushed for 214 yards and four touchdowns to rally Jackson State to a 42-33 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in Southwestern Athletic Conference play on Saturday night. Gooden's 30-yard touchdown with 1 minute remaining in the game sealed the win for Jackson State. The Tigers (4-2, 4-0) held Arkansas-Pine Bluff scoreless in the fourth quarter. Jackson State trailed...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft Zone Spotlight: Rico Richardson, WR, Jackson State University

Draft Zone Spotlight: Rico Richardson, WR, Jackson State University Rico is probably one of the most impressive deep threats in the 2013 NFL Draft. He has a little bit of Mike Wallace mixed with Stevie Johnson. He is a good possession receiver, but has very good route running skills. Rico has great hands and is a very impressive and dedicated football player. I talked to his coaches...
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March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson State University to Build $200 Million Domed Stadium

Jackson State University announced plans to build a $200 million state-of-the art domed football stadium.  The new domed stadium will seat 50,000 fans, well over the 24,000 fans the Tigers have been averaging in attendance as of late.    Funding for the project will come from public and private donors in addition to anticipated revenue (such as selling the naming rights). Head...
Via TheMatadorSports
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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