Jackson State’s Aubrey Miller Jr named to Athlon Sports first team All-America

Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics: Jackson State football LB Aubrey Miller Jr. adds another honor to his stellar 2022 campaign as he has been named first-team All-America by Athlon Sports. Miller was the defensive anchor in helping JSU football to an undefeated regular season and second consecutive Southwestern Athletic Conference championship. Among his numerous awards, Miller has been named to several All-SWAC teams along with being named SWAC Defensive Player of the Year, BOXTOROW HBCU All-America and National Defensive Player of the Year, Associated Press FCS All-America, and Stats Perform FCS All-America,…

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Travis Hunter commits to Colorado

Travis Hunter was one of more than 20 Jackson State players who leapt into the transfer portal in lieu of Coach Seion Sanders’ accepting of the Colorado job. In news that is about as surprising as the wetness of dihydrogen monoxide, Travis Hunter has committed to Colorado. In an example of brilliant YouTube marketing move, the no. 1 player in the class of 2022 announced at 1:07 pm he would make his commitment public when his channel garnered 100,000 subscribers. It took but a scant nine house for his channel…

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Shedeur Sanders, Aubrey Miller Jr. and Coach Prime all garnered BOXTOROW honours

Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics: Jackson State football took home three major national honors on the BOXTOROW HBCU All-American Team. QB Shedeur Sanders was named National Offensive Player of the Year, LB Aubrey Miller Jr. was named National Defensive Player of the Year, and Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders was named National Coach of the Year. S. Sanders set single-season school records for touchdown passes (36) and completions (314) while throwing for 3,409 yards and rushing for a career-high five touchdowns. He set a career with 438 passing yards against Miss. Valley St. on September 24 and threw a career-high…

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T.C. Taylor named next man to lead Jackson State Football

Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics One of the greatest Jackson State Football Tigers to ever don the Blue and White has ascended to the position of Head Coach at his alma mater. T.C. Taylor has been named the 22nd head coach for JSU football. He will officially take the reins of the program following the conclusion of the Celebration Bowl and will be formally introduced in January. The former JSU quarterback and wide receiver has been a part of the Jackson State football staff since 2019, coaching tight ends and wide receivers,…

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Travis Hunter’s impact leads Jackson State to win over Alcorn

Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics 24  JSU 13 ALC Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F JSU 3 14 0 7 24 ALC 0 7 3 3 13 LORMAN, Miss. – WR/ CB Travis Hunter returned an interception for a touchdown and caught a touchdown pass to power Jackson State football to a 24-13 win over Alcorn at Jack Spinks / Marino Casem Stadium. Hunter returned a second-quarter interception 44 yards for a touchdown and made a 19-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter to power JSU football to its first…

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Jackson State defeats Alabama A&M to clinch SWAC’s Eastern Division

Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics Box Score  MOBILE, Ala. – The Jackson State Tigers defeated Alabama A&M 27-13 Saturday in the Gulf Coast Challenge to win the Southwestern Athletic Conference Eastern Division crown for the second straight year. Jackson State (10-0 overall, 7-0 SWAC) will host the Cricket SWAC Championship Game for the second straight year on December 3 at The Vet, the opponent to be determined. Ticket information will be announced later. QB Shedeur Sanders threw four touchdown passes in the win as the Tigers will look to complete an undefeated…

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Jackson State cleans up Texas Southern, 41-14

Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics Box Score HOUSTON – Running back Sy’veon Wilkerson rushed for a career-high 216 yards and two touchdowns and QB Shedeur Sanders accounted for four total touchdowns as the Jackson State University football team defeated Texas Southern 41-14 Saturday night at PNC Stadium. Jackson State (9-0 overall, 6-0 SWAC) can win the Eastern Division title and clinch home field for the Cricket SWAC Championship Game on December 3 with a win next week against Alabama A&M in the Gulf Coast Challenge in Mobile. Jackson State scored…

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Jackson State touches up Southern 35-0

Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics 0 SOU 35  JSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F SOU 0 0 0 0 0 JSU 0 22 6 7 35 The Jackson State University football team capped off a historic day for the school, the city, and the culture with a dominant 35-0 victory over Southern Saturday at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. The day began with the live broadcast of ESPN’s College Gameday Pregame show at Jackson State for the first time ever outside the stadium with a packed, enthusiastic, and passionate expression and…

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Jackson State takes 33rd SHC, 16-3 over Tennessee State

16  JSU 3 TSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F JSU 0 6 3 7 16 TSU 3 0 0 0 3 The 33rd iteration of the Southern Heritage Classic could very well be the last time we see the game as we know it. If it turns out to be the case, the 51,351 fans in attendance were treated to a hard fought contest in which Jackson State prevailed over Tennessee State, 16-3. TSU got off to a good start, taking the openly kickoff and drove 58 yards in…

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Jackson State opens up a can on FAMU in OBC, 59-3

Pitting blluebloods Jackson State and FAMU agssinst one another he Orange Blossom Classic was supposed to be the crown jwewl od Week 1 of HBCU football. Takinginto amount the 7-6 defensive slugfest won black Jackson State in last year’s contest, combined with the fact two teams separated themselves as the creme de la creme of the SWAC as the season went along ( JSU advancing to the Celebration Bowl and FAMU making the playoffs), the anticipation for this matchup had been building since the schedule rebased earlier this summer. Then…

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