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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October 16, 2021 SWAC Football Recap

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: SWAC Football Scores and Recaps   Team Standings Saturday, October 16 Prairie View A&M 35, Bethune-Cookman 29– Box Score I Recap Florida A&M 35, Alabama A&M 31–  Box Score I Recap Grambling State 34, Texas Southern 20– Box Score I Recap Southern 34, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 7– Box Score I Recap Jackson State 28, Alabama State 7– Box Score I Recap Alcorn State 24, Mississippi Valley State 12– Box Score I Recap About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU…

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Southern ruins homecoming, beats up Arkansas Pine Bluff 34-7

34 SU 7 UAPB Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F SOUTHE~1 7 14 10 3 34 UAPB 0 0 0 7 7 Via Willie D. Scott, Associate Director of Sports Information Pine Bluff, Arkansas — Southerns’ record breaking day spoils UAPB’s homecoming led by Kobe Dillon and Chase Foster. Final score was 34-7 at Simmons Bank Filed on the campus of University of Arkansas- Pine Bluff. A game time decision on the starting running back, Head Coach Jason Rollins called Kobe Dillon‘s number and he led the Jaguars dominant rushing attack. SU pounded the ball all evening for 332…

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Southern takes down Mississippi Valley 38-24

From gojagsports. 38 JAGS 2-2 , 1-0 25 MVSU  0-3 , 0-1 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F JAGS 3 21 14 0 38 MVSUFB 6 0 13 6 25 Willie D. Scott, Associate Director of Sports Information JACKSON, MS — Southern’s quarterback Glendon McDaniel had a career performance as the Jaguars pounce the Delta Devils 38-25 on Sunday afternoon at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson, Mississippi.  McDaniel finished the night 18-of-26 for 235 yards and a career-high five touchdowns, as he connected with five different receivers on the night. With the Jaguars running back…

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Southern could not hold off McNeese State, loses 31-24

Despite leading for the majority of the game, the Southern Jaguars could not do enough to stave off the comeback attempt of McNeese State and ultimately fell to the Cowboys, 31-24. Thirteen seconds into the game, the jags would find themselves down 7-0 as Mason Pierce took the opening kick off 100 yards to the house. Southern would respond less than five minutes later when Ladarius Skelton connected with Travis Tucker on a 42-yard scoring strike to tie the game at seven apiece. The jaguars went up 14-7 when Skelton…

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UAPB gets win over Southern in spring football opener

Courtesy of UAPB Athletics: BATON ROUGE, La. – Quarterback Skyler Perry accounted for four touchdowns as the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff football team won at Southern 33-30 Saturday in the 2021 spring football season opener for the Golden Lions. Perry completed 22 of 37 passes for 223 yards and two touchdowns and rushed eight times for 58 yards and two additional touchdowns as UAPB (1-0 overall, 1-0 SWAC) won over Southern (1-1, 1-1) for the first time since 2012. The UAPB defense forced four turnovers and held off a…

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#SWAC100 Profile: Southern University

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: As the nation’s only historically black college system with five campuses in Louisiana’s three largest cities, Southern University and A&M College (SUBR) has a rich history that is filled with pride, excellence and resiliency. Southern originally began in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1880, after a group of black politicians, P.B.S. Pinchback, Theophile T. Allain, and Henry Demas petitioned the State Constitutional Convention in 1879, in order to establish an institution of higher learning for “colored people.” The following year, Southern came into existence and was…

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SWAC Commissioner meeting with member Presidents on fate of fall sports

Though the MEAC, CIAA, and the SIAC have all announced their plans to cancel fall sports, the fate of SWAC sports has yet to be decided. The commissioner of the Southwestern Athletic Conference is meeting with the presidents of the member schools discuss whether the sports seasons will go forth as planned. From Grambling State University:  SWAC Council of Presidents to Meet With Commissioner Monday, July 20 Grambling State University has not released any decisions concerning our Fall 2020 sports schedule. The SWAC Council of Presidents have a scheduled meeting with our SWAC…

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Southern and Grambling added to future LSU schedules

Courtesy LSU Athletics: BATON ROUGE – LSU has added Southern and Grambling State to its future football schedule marking the first time the Tigers will face the two historic in-state opponents, athletic director Scott Woodward officially announced. LSU will host Southern on Sept. 10, 2022 in Tiger Stadium, while the Tigers will face Grambling on Sept. 9, 2023 in Tiger Stadium.  “This is an incredible opportunity to join our fan bases of these historic Louisiana institutions and championship programs,” Woodward said. “These dates will be days to celebrate not only…

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