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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2020 Souther Heritage Classic Canceled

Though sports are slowly beginning to resume, albeit with no fans in attendance, when college football reconvenes, the Southern Heritage Classic will not be amongst the games played. On Wednesday, the management of the game announced the cancellation of the annual event. The Southern Heritage Classic evolved out of alternating home-and-home matchups between Jackson State University and Tennessee State University. The first game was played in 1990 at the Liberty Town In Memphis, TN and it has resided there ever since. Tennessee State has a 17-12 record in the SHC,…

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Jackson State takes 30th Southern Heritage Classic 49-44 over Tennessee State

A furious fourth quarter falls was not enough to lift TSU to victory as Jackson State was able to hang on for a 49-44 victory in the 30th edition of the Southern Heritage Classic. Jackson State got off to the best start a team could as Josh Littles returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown, putting JSU up 7-0,, with the PAT. TSU responded with a kickoff return of their own, with Chris Rowland taking the ensuing kick 96 yards to the house to knot the game at…

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Tennessee State squeaks by Jackson State in Southern Heritage Classic

Tennessee State came into yesterday's 2017 Southern Heritage Classic fresh off a win over Div-1 Georgia State but also with history on their side as winners of the last 5 Classics. Jackson State rolled into the game licking their wounds from a 63-0 beat down from Texas Christian University. With the aforementioned factors, it would be quite easy to assume TSU would steamroll JSU, but that's why they play the game. What the 47,407 who took in this year's SHC were treated a hotly contested game that came down to…

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