Southern defeats Texas Southern 28-21

From Southern University Media Relations: DALLAS, TX —  Glendon McDaniel threw three touchdown passes, two of them in a decisive third quarter and Southern defeated Texas Southern in the State Fair Showdown on Saturday. After the score was tied at 7 at halftime, McDaniel connected with Jamar Washington for 35 yards and Hunter Register for 31 yards and a 21-7 Jaguars lead heading into the fourth quarter. Texas Southern’s Devin Williams scored on a 14-yard run before McDaniel’s 7-yard TD pass to Jordan Davis put Southern ahead by 14 again, 28-14. A 4-yard run by Williams closed out the scoring…

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Southern beats up on Arkansas-Pine Bluff 31-7

From Southern U Athletic Media Relations : PINE BLUFF, AR. — The Southern Jaguars were able to get off to a fast start on Saturday night in front of a great football crowd at Simmons Bank Stadium on the campus of The University of Arkansas Pine Bluff by winning their 1st SWAC contest, 31-7. On a night where Pine Bluff native Ladarius Skelton returned home, he had 3 rushing touchdowns along with 157 yards passing. This was his first complete game of the season. The Southern defense stepped up to the challenge allowing only…

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Southern vs UAPB Preview

From swac.org : Southern Game Notes | Arkansas-Pine Bluff Game Notes PINE BLUFF, Ark, – Southern will face Arkansas-Pine Bluff for its first Southwestern Athletic Conference game for the 2019 campaign on Saturday at Simmons Bank Field.  The game is scheduled for a national broadcast on ESPN3 with kickoff slated for 6:00 p.m. With the score tied in the fourth quarter, Arkansas-Pine Bluff drove 75 yards in seven plays in the final 50 seconds for a victory over Tennessee State last week. Shannon Patrick’s 17-yard touchdown pass to Jeremy Brown on the final…

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Late drive pushes FAMU past Southern 27-21

From FAMU Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team trailed early in the fourth quarter, but a Ryan Stanley 17-yard touchdown pass to Xavier Smith capped the rally as the Rattlers defeated Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) foe Southern, 27-21, in front of a packed house at Bragg Memorial Stadium on Saturday. The Rattlers (2-1) led 19-7 at the half, but watched Southern (1-3) score two second-half touchdowns to pull ahead, 21-19, with 14:53 remaining. After both teams traded punts, Florida A&M took over at their own 19-yard line with 8:03 remaining.…

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FAMU and Southern to renew hostilities this Saturday

From FAMU sports information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team will look to make it two straight as the Rattlers play host to rival Southern on Saturday night. Kickoff against the Jaguars is set for 6 p.m.at Bragg Memorial Stadium. The game will be broadcasted and streamed live on ESPN3. The broadcast crew of Keith Miles (play-by-play), Albert Chester (color analyst) and Corey Staples (sideline) will call all of the action. In addition, the same broadcast crew will call the game live on WHBX – 96.1 FM (JAMZ). Florida A&M…

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Southern football to play in 1000th game today

From gojagsports: Courtesy Chris Powers BATON ROUGE, La. –The Southern University Jaguars Football Team will play their 1,000th game in the program’s history when they travel this Saturday to take on the Memphis Tigers at the Liberty BowlMemorial Stadiumat 11 am. The Jaguar Nation can watch the game LIVE on WBXH in Baton Rouge (Cox Cable- Ch. 16, AT&T- Ch. 39 & 1039, Eatel- Ch. 16 & 716, Dish Network- Ch. 39 & 8047, Charter Cable- Ch. 182 & on an Antenna- Ch. 9,4, & 39.1). You can also listen to…

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Southern to end camp with scrimmage Saturday

From Southern University Sports Information: The Southern University Jaguars ends summer camp with a controlled scrimmage on Saturday. The Jags went 90 plays and kept it simple in both offensive and defensive playbooks. The defense did not tackle to the ground and backups received a lot of playing time. “We were keeping it basic and seeing if the guys were recalling the information,” Southern coach Dawson Odums said. “It was basic (defensive) playbook. We might have had two or three calls. On offense, we were very vanilla. The offense scored…

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Southern picked to repeat as SWAC West Champs

Courtesy AP: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Southern University football received 90 first-place votes and was tabbed to repeat as Southwestern Athletic Conference western division champions as voted by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, the conference announced Tuesday during football media day.  The Jaguars finished ahead of Prairie View A&M and in-state rival Grambling State in the Western Division vote. Alcorn State received 92 first-place votes and was selected to finish first in the East. Sophomore defensive end Jordan Lewis, who led the league in sacks as a true…

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Southern Baseball upsets no. 8 LSU

Courtesy gojagsports.com  Box Score BATON ROUGE, La.- Southern University pitcher Eli Finney became only the third pitcher in program history to notch a career victory over intra-city neighbor LSU after leading the Jaguars to a 7-2 home win Tuesday night at Lee-Hines Field. The win, which aired on ESPN’s streaming platform ESPN +,  is Southern’s third victory in 56 tries but serves as the program’s first home win of the series with the Tigers from South Baton Rouge. Southern’s last win over LSU came in 2005 at Alex Box Stadium.…

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Southern University wins 2019 SWAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

From swac.org : Southern 45, Jackson State 41Box Score BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southern University Jaguars outlasted Jackson State 45-41 to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship. This is the first championship for Southern since 2019, and coach Carlos Funchess is the first coach since Cynthia Cooper-Dyke to guide a SWAC team to the tournament title in his or her first year on the sidelines. A tight one from the opening tip, Christina Ellis carried the Jackson State offense early, matching Southern point for point on her own…

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