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SWAC Preview: JSU and Grambling Finally Square Off

Eleven months after standing JSU up, Grambling is will finally roll out to Jackson. Game Of The Week: Grambling State at Jackson StateGrambling and Jackson State are set for another grudge match between the two teams this weekend in Jackson. That's nothing new as these two squads have been rivals since before Eddie Robinson and John Merritt turned them into powerhouses. The...
Via HBCU Gameday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee State coasts past Jackson State 35-7

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) De'Ante Saunders had two interceptions, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown to fuel a stout defensive effort by Tennessee State in a 35-7 victory over Jackson State on Saturday night. Tennessee State's (2-1) defense stymied Jackson State in the opening half, forcing three-and-outs on six of the first seven drives. Jackson State's (2-1) fifth drive...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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...
Via Bush League Chronicle
May 10, 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...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 15, 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...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 13, 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

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

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

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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