Jackson State defeats Prairie View 27-10 in SWAC Title Game

From Dennis Driscoll , Jackson State Associate Athletic Director Defense and special teams wins championships. Jackson State (11-1) scored defensive and special teams’ touchdowns and rolled to a 27-10 victory over Prairie View A&M (7-5) to claim the 2021 SWAC Football Championship. Trailing 10-7 in the second quarter, All-SWAC First Team Return Specialist Isaiah Bolden bolted down the sidelines for a 91-yard kickoff return and the Tigers went to halftime with a 13-10 lead. At 8:20 in the third quarter SWAC Newcomer of the Year and SWAC Championship Game Defensive MVP James Houston came through with a…

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SWAC Football Week 9 Honorees

from the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Texas Southern’s Andrew Body, Southern’s Ray Anderson and Luke Jackson along with Jackson State’s Shedeur Sanders its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during games played this past week of competition. Offensive- Andrew Body quarterback, Texas Southern Body was a dual-threat for the Tigers as he rushed for 121 yards and one touchdown while passing for 271 yards and four touchdowns in TSU’s 59-17 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff. He was responsible for a total of…

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October 18, 2021 SWAC Football weekly honorees

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Southern’s Kobe Dillon, Chase Foster, and Luke Jackson along with Jackson State’s Keith Corbin III its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during games played this past week of competition. Offensive – Kobe Dillon, Southern University  Dillon broke the Southern University single game rushing record on Saturday with 14 carries for 267 yards and three touchdowns. Dillon’s longest run of the day came during the opening drive of the third quarter when he burst…

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Jackson State pulls away in second half in 28-7 Homecoming win over Alabama State

7 ALST 28 JSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ALST 0 7 0 0 7 JSU 7 0 14 7 28 via Dennis Driscoll, JSU Associate Athletic Director JACKSON, Miss. – The 2021 Homecoming was titled “Thee Comeback” and the bout between Jackson State and Alabama State lived up to the billing. The Tigers routed the Hornets 28-7 in front of 53, 578 faithful – which is a JSU homecoming attendance record. JSU (5-1, 3-0 SWAC) scored first when freshman Shedeur Sanders found senior Keith Corbin III at the 10:31 mark in the first quarter. ASU (3-3,…

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Jackson State annihilates Alabama A&M 61-15

61 JSU 15 AAMU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F JSU 20 13 21 7 61 AAMU 0 7 0 8 15 It was complete domination on both sides of the ball from the moment the teams got off the bus to the final whistle as the Jackson State Tigers decimated the Bulldogs of Alabama A&M , 61-15. It was the Tigers defense that got the scoring started when James Houston sacked and stripped A&M Aqeel Glass and the recovered the fumble at took it 67-yards to the house to put…

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Jackson State hangs on to best Delta State 24-17 in W.C. Gorden Classic

After building a 17-0 lead on Delta State in the W.C. Gorden Classic The Jackson State Tigers looked poised to cruise to a comfortable victory , however the Statesmen battled back to make it a game that the Tigers would hang on to win, 24-17. Jackson State got the scoring started early with a 40-yard field goal from Glenn Misiak that concluded an 8 play, 33-yard drive to take a 3-0 lead. The lead would be extended to 10-0 with 52 seconds remaining in the period when Shadeur Sanders connected…

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Shadeur Sanders named Stats Perform FCS National Player of the Week

Jackson State quarterback Shadeur Sanders was named Stats Perform FCS National Player of the Week. Sanders was outstanding in JSU’s 38-16 rump -kicking of Tennessee State in the Southern Heritage Classic, completing 30 of his 40 pass attempts for 362 yards and three touchdowns. His 30 completions set a SHC record. The Tigers of Jackson State head to Monroe, Louisiana to take on Louisiana-Monroe this Saturday night in another nationally televised game on ESPN3. Kickoff is set for 7 pm EST.

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Jackson State smacks around Tennessee State 38-16 in 32nd Southern Heritage Classic

16 TSU 38 JSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F TSU 0 7 0 9 16 JSU 7 3 14 14 3 Jackson State used big plays on offense and special teams to cruise to a 38-16 victory in front of crowd of 46, 171 at the 32nd Southern Heritage Classic. JSU got the scoring going when Shadeur Sanders connected with Josh Lanier on a 14- yard touchdown pass late in the opening quarter. Tennessee State would respond with what would prove to be a rare stretch of offensive competency and…

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Southern Heritage Preview: Tennessee State takes on Jackson State

From tsutigers.com: NASHVILLE – Head Coach Eddie George and the Tennessee State football team seek their first victory of the season this Saturday at 6 p.m. CT against Jackson State in the 32nd Southern Heritage Classic at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn.  The Big Blue fell 16-10 to Grambling State in George’s debut on Sunday at the Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic in Canton, Ohio. Star running back Devon Starling had 88 rushing yards and a score on 18 carries and the TSU defense held Grambling State to 184 yards of total…

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Aqeel Glass’ career day pushes Alabama A&M past Jackson State, 53-42

from the Southwestern Athletic Conference: JACKSON, Miss. – Senior quarterback Aqeel Glass (St. Louis, Mo.) delivered a day for the ages and Alabama A&M put up the most points against a Division I opponent in 12 years as they defeated past Jackson State 52-43 on Saturday, April 10. Glass went 27-of-40 with no interceptions and set career-highs with 440 yards passing and six touchdowns while adding a seventh on the ground to lead the Bulldogs offensive attack while senior wide receiver Zabrian Moore (Tuscaloosa) was the recipient of four of those receptions for…

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