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Jax State chasing FCS title after flirting with SEC upset

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) The Jacksonville State Gamecocks had Auburn on the ropes. Taking a big-budget Southeastern Conference team into overtime, even in defeat, was a splashy first step in a season the Gamecocks hope ends with a national title. Two years removed from their second coaching change in as many years, Jacksonville State hasn't lost since that game with then-No. 6 Auburn...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tabb leads Alabama A&M over Jacksonville State 73-69

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Ladarius Tabb scored 26 points and Nicholas West and Rakiya Battle each had 13 to lead Alabama A&M over Jacksonville State 73-69 on Tuesday night. Tabb was 11 of 20 from the field and 3 of 9 from behind the arc for Alabama A&M (4-0), which continued its best start to a season in the program's D-I history. West had seven rebounds and Battle added...
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JSU men: Late shot opportunities don’t fall for Gamecocks

JACKSONVILLE — Head coach James Green and his Jacksonville State team spent the entire second half erasing a first-half deficit, but the go-ahead basket never came Tuesday night.
Via The Anniston Star - JSU
1 day ago

Mark Edwards: Injuries aren’t bugging JSU so bad this year

Good coaches and teams don’t like to make excuses, but if Jacksonville State’s staff and players wanted to indulge, they could give you a pretty good one for their early exit from last year’s FCS play
Via The Anniston Star - JSU
1 day ago

JSU women's basketball: Playing with short bench, Gamecocks come up short

JACKSONVILLE -- Seven isn't necessarily a lucky number these days for Jacksonville State women's basketball.
Via The Anniston Star - JSU
1 day ago

JSU football: Grass, Jenkins take top OVC honors, while 17 make all-league

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Jacksonville State landed 17 players on the All-Ohio Valley Conference team, which was released Tuesday. The highlights included John Grass being named the Roy Kidd Coach of the Ye
Via The Anniston Star - JSU
1 day ago

Jax State QB Jenkins, coach Grass earn OVC honors

(STATS) - Jacksonville State quarterback Eli Jenkins was named the Ohio Valley Conference's offensive player of the year Tuesday while the Gamecocks' John Grass earned coach of the year honors. Top-ranked JSU (10-1) repeated as OVC champs and earned the No. 1 seed in this year's playoffs. Grass is the first coach to begin his career 16-0 in OVC play. Jenkins is one of 12 Gamecocks...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville State coach Grass, QB Jenkins take 2 OVC awards

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) Top-ranked Jacksonville State has taken two of the four Ohio Valley Conference awards with John Grass the coach of the year and quarterback Eli Jenkins the offensive player of the year. The OVC announced the awards Tuesday. Jacksonville State (10-1) repeated as OVC champs and is the top-ranked FCS squad. Grass is the first coach to begin his career 16-0...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Hester: Buckeyes fall, JSU rolls on, Iron Bowl is next

Alabama and Jacksonville State moved a step closer to football playoffs Saturday. Here's a look back — and ahead to rivalry weekend.
Via The Anniston Star - JSU
2 days ago

FCS playoff field announced

The FCS playoff field was announced today, and Jacksonville State received the No. 1 seed while four-time champion North Dakota State came in at No. 3. Illinois State, last year’s runner-up, came in at No. 2. Jacksonville State suffered just one loss on the season, against Auburn in Week 2. Even though the team lost that game, Auburn needed a late fourth quarter touchdown and then...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Women’s Hoops Fail to Impress Against Jacksonville State

Like any good Boilermaker fan, I can never get enough disappointment in one season, so with volleyball slowly winding to a close and the smoke from football’s tire fire threatening to eclipse any good thoughts about men’s hoops, I figured I’d score some easy JPC points by getting women’s basketball tickets this season. A friend and I walked into Mackey after an early volleyball...
Via Boiled Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville State downs Oakwood 96-60

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) JaQuail Townser scored 17 points, Andre Statam added 16 and Jacksonville State beat Oakwood University 96-60 on Monday night. Christian Cunningham and Jared Hamilton scored 12 apiece for the Gamecocks (2-1), who outrebounded their United States Collegiate Athletic Association opponent 46-38. Malcom Drumwright added 11 points with nine of the 24 assists...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gus Malzahn, Auburn Will Take Starting Quarterback Situation “Week-To-Week”

Redshirt freshman Sean White led Auburn to its first win since the Jacksonville State overtime debacle, but he hasn’t quite done enough yet to lock in the starting quarterback job for good. White’s numbers were fairly limited on Saturday against San Jose State—he was only 6-of-10 for 108 yards—but head coach Gus Malzahn seemed encouraged by the performance. He and offensive...
Via College Spun
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Auburn Releases Awesome “Inspiration” Video For 2015 Football Season

Even though the Tigers surprisingly struggled against Jacksonville State this past weekend, narrowly escaping with an overtime victory, Auburn doesn’t want its fans to forget what makes them so proud of their football tradition.  While slightly disappointed with the most recent outcome, Tigers’ fans shouldn’t forget about the program’s three Heisman Trophy-winners and two...
Via College Spun
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Team That Nearly Beat Auburn Earns No.1 FCS Ranking

It seems that nearly everyone except Auburn fans was rooting for Jacksonville State, an FCS school, to beat the then-ranked #6 Tigers on Sunday. Auburn ultimately escaped with a win in overtime, but it made the nation question just how good they were, and they’ve since dropped out of the top 10. The Gamecocks might have missed their chance for the biggest upset of the season...
Via Gamedayr
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

FCS Jacksonville State Leads Auburn At The Half

There were plenty of interesting possible upsets on the college football slate today, but we didn’t tab Jacksonville State over Auburn as one of them. However, the Gamecocks, who went 10-2 in FCS play last year, are half way to a stunning win at Jordan-Hare Stadium. They lead the Tigers 10-6 at halftime. Auburn and Jacksonville State traded field goals early on, but the Gamecocks’...
Via College Spun
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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