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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU's Porter reaches UDFA agreement with Chicago Bearswho was second-team All-SWAC last season, tweeted out that he’s headed to the C
JSU's Porter reaches UDFA agreement with Chicago Bears
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted an hour ago
who was second-team All-SWAC last season, tweeted out that he’s headed to the Chicago Bears. Porter played corner at JSU the past two seasons and was the Tigers’ most consistent defensive back in 2015. RELATED: JSU's Porter glad to be back... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Steelers sign Jax State DL Devaunte Sigler; Chargers sign DE Chris Landrumhonors last year. He tied teammate Darius Jackson for the most tackles in a se
Steelers sign Jax State DL Devaunte Sigler; Chargers sign DE Chris Landrum
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 12 hours ago
honors last year. He tied teammate Darius Jackson for the most tackles in a season in school history and wrapped up his JSU career as the school record holder for most tackles for a loss. Sigler earned invitations to the NFL Combine in Feb.... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Steelers sign Jax State DL Devaunte Sigler; Chargers sign DE Chris Landrumhonors last year. He tied teammate Darius Jackson for the most tackles in a se
Steelers sign Jax State DL Devaunte Sigler; Chargers sign DE Chris Landrum
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 13 hours ago
honors last year. He tied teammate Darius Jackson for the most tackles in a season in school history and wrapped up his JSU career as the school record holder for most tackles for a loss. Sigler earned invitations to the NFL Combine in Feb.... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU's Fosselman signs undrafted free agent dealdeal with the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night. Fosselman ranked second in t
JSU's Fosselman signs undrafted free agent deal
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 19 hours ago
deal with the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night. Fosselman ranked second in the SWAC with 872 receiving yards. He led JSU with 58 receptions. The senior did most of his damage in the middle of the field, working out of the slot. Seattle has... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson artist’s vision, passion works for communityto name just two organizations to which she lends support. She worked with the
Jackson artist’s vision, passion works for community
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
to name just two organizations to which she lends support. She worked with the Center for University-based Development at JSU to create designs for a Little Free Library (books are just like the name indicated, free for the taking) at Stewpot... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Attaboys and Oh Boys for April 27law known as House Bill 1523 and the civil rights history of the Veterans Memor
Attaboys and Oh Boys for April 27
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
law known as House Bill 1523 and the civil rights history of the Veterans Memorial Stadium where she addressed nearly 800 JSU graduates and a crowd of about 35,000. But within each of her talking points, Obama kept the message on the students and... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Alcorn, JSU, MVSU each facing their own challengesto be very big for us. That's going to be one of my philosophies: play fast."
Alcorn, JSU, MVSU each facing their own challenges
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
to be very big for us. That's going to be one of my philosophies: play fast." Hughes, now more than a week removed from JSU's Blue and White Game, gave the Tigers a B-plus grade for the spring. "We haven't played anybody, so I don't know if... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Michelle Obama implores JSU grads to overcome discrimination with excellenceshe spoke as well, calling it a "steel and concrete tribute to segregation" in
Michelle Obama implores JSU grads to overcome discrimination with excellence
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
she spoke as well, calling it a "steel and concrete tribute to segregation" in the 1950s, and how its use decades later by JSU -- one of the largest historically black colleges and universities in the country -- redefined the stadium's past. "Yes,... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
First Lady implores JSU grads to overcome discrimination with excellenceshe spoke as well, calling it a "steel and concrete tribute to segregation" in
First Lady implores JSU grads to overcome discrimination with excellence
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
she spoke as well, calling it a "steel and concrete tribute to segregation" in the 1950s, and how its use decades later by JSU -- one of the largest historically black colleges and universities in the country -- redefined the stadium's past. "Yes,... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Michelle Obama urges JSU grads to vote, fight discriminationon the rights of the LGBT community. As Obama became the first sitting first l
Michelle Obama urges JSU grads to vote, fight discrimination
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
on the rights of the LGBT community. As Obama became the first sitting first lady of the United States to address a JSU graduating class, she noted that the stadium that now serves as home to the JSU Tiger football team “for years stood as a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Secret Service overseeing preparations for FLOTUS visita breath and the encouragement and the setting of goals and the focus, just eve
Secret Service overseeing preparations for FLOTUS visit
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
a breath and the encouragement and the setting of goals and the focus, just everything she is going to bring them," said JSU Special Commencement Media Advisor Dr. Elayne Hayes Anthony. The Secret Service is already on the ground in the Capital... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Secret Service overseeing preparations for FLOTUS visita breath and the encouragement and the setting of goals and the focus, just eve
Secret Service overseeing preparations for FLOTUS visit
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 days ago
a breath and the encouragement and the setting of goals and the focus, just everything she is going to bring them," said JSU Special Commencement Media Advisor Dr. Elayne Hayes Anthony. The Secret Service is already on the ground in the Capital... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Nicholls sweeps doubleheader from Jackson Statehits and an error to take a 3-0 lead after two innings. Nicholls scored in the
Nicholls sweeps doubleheader from Jackson State
The Houma Courier / Posted 11 days ago
hits and an error to take a 3-0 lead after two innings. Nicholls scored in the top of the fourth on a Stevenson single, but JSU got the run back in the sixth on a solo home run by Denisha Knight. However, the Colonels’ magical season continued with... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Nicholls sweeps doubleheader from Jackson Statehits and an error to take a 3-0 lead after two innings. Nicholls scored in the
Nicholls sweeps doubleheader from Jackson State
The Daily Comet / Posted 11 days ago
hits and an error to take a 3-0 lead after two innings. Nicholls scored in the top of the fourth on a Stevenson single, but JSU got the run back in the sixth on a solo home run by Denisha Knight. However, the Colonels’ magical season continued with... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Hundreds line up at JSU for Michelle Obama ticketscommencement ceremony was increased and additional tickets were made available
Hundreds line up at JSU for Michelle Obama tickets
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
commencement ceremony was increased and additional tickets were made available online for students’ families and friends. JSU officials are planning for a crowd of 55,000. Those attending the ceremony are asked to arrive promptly at 1 p.m., when... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Miss. campus news: April 16merge into a single unit,” he said. “It is my hope that those with the least op
Miss. campus news: April 16
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 14 days ago
merge into a single unit,” he said. “It is my hope that those with the least opportunity are not forgotten.” Alcorn, JSU Universities make ‘best’ list Alcorn is ranked number 32 on Essence and Money magazine’s Best Colleges for... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Seniors leading the buy-in at Jackson Statewe have the chance (to be good)." Forget what you learned Ivy, who is playing
Seniors leading the buy-in at Jackson State
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 14 days ago
we have the chance (to be good)." Forget what you learned Ivy, who is playing for his third offensive coordinator at JSU, said one of the most important things he had to do this year was to erase some stuff from his memory. RELATED: Jackson... Read more
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The Advocate
Fall wedding? Here's how LSU, Saints, Tulane schedules might (or might not) conflict with your plansState in Tiger Stadium, and Tulane hosts Southern in Yulman Stadium. Times are
Fall wedding? Here's how LSU, Saints, Tulane schedules might (or might not) conflict with your plans
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
State in Tiger Stadium, and Tulane hosts Southern in Yulman Stadium. Times are TBD, but it's likely the Tigers' game vs. JSU will be in the evening. -- The next day, Sept. 11, the Saints have their season opener at noon in the Mercedes-Benz... Read more
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The Advocate
Fall wedding coming up? Here's how LSU, Saints, Tulane games might (or might not) conflict with your plansState in Tiger Stadium, and Tulane hosts Southern in Yulman Stadium. Times are
Fall wedding coming up? Here's how LSU, Saints, Tulane games might (or might not) conflict with your plans
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
State in Tiger Stadium, and Tulane hosts Southern in Yulman Stadium. Times are TBD, but it's likely the Tigers' game vs. JSU will be in the evening. -- The next day, Sept. 11, the Saints have their season opener at noon in the Mercedes-Benz... Read more
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Al.com
Got an idea for an invention? This event may be for youLaunchpad, a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama. There
Got an idea for an invention? This event may be for you
Al.com / Posted 17 days ago
Launchpad, a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama. There will also be representatives from the JSU Small Business Development Center and engineers from the JSU Applied Technology Program. "The popularity of ABC's Shark... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State signs a combo guard for fourth signingson of former Ole Miss assistant Eric Bozeman, who was an assistant coach for t
Jackson State signs a combo guard for fourth signing
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 17 days ago
son of former Ole Miss assistant Eric Bozeman, who was an assistant coach for the Rebels with Tigers coach Wayne Brent. JSU has added some depth to its guard spots in the past few days. Bozeman signed, along with Jordan Ford, a 6-foot-6 guard... Read more
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Al.com
Watch Smylie Kaufman throw out first pitch for Birmingham Baronsof play. On Wednesday night, Kaufman threw out the first pitch for the Birming
Watch Smylie Kaufman throw out first pitch for Birmingham Barons
Al.com / Posted 17 days ago
of play. On Wednesday night, Kaufman threw out the first pitch for the Birmingham Barons at Regions Field. Check out his performance here: Kaufman finished the Masters tied for 29th, while former JSU golfer Danny Willett took home the green jack... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
Manzil Midrash opens the conversations for Jewish, Muslim studentsoversees the program. “In previous years I couldn’t get in touch with some of
Manzil Midrash opens the conversations for Jewish, Muslim students
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 17 days ago
oversees the program. “In previous years I couldn’t get in touch with some of these groups because of the leadership,” JSU president Erin Horwitz said. “But new leadership came in and since many groups have gotten closer. I love making new... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State adds three prospectsseason. The first signee of the day was Jordan Ford, a 6-foot-6 guard from Mor
Jackson State adds three prospects
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 17 days ago
season. The first signee of the day was Jordan Ford, a 6-foot-6 guard from Morgan County high school in Madison, Georgia. JSU also signed two junior college players. Maurice Rivers, who attends Chipola College in Florida, decided to join the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU secondary attempting to focus on next play, dayGAME: Jackson State will hold off on naming a starting quarterback "Last week,
JSU secondary attempting to focus on next play, day
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 18 days ago
GAME: Jackson State will hold off on naming a starting quarterback "Last week, we came out kinda flat," JSU corner Zavian Bingham said. "And the offense kind of got on us a bit. We came out flat from the jump." Wednesday was the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Weekend to weekend entertainment guideFlute," "Hansel and Gretel," "Ragtime" and more, 7 p.m. Thursday in the recital
Weekend to weekend entertainment guide
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 18 days ago
Flute," "Hansel and Gretel," "Ragtime" and more, 7 p.m. Thursday in the recital hall of the F.D. Hall Music Center on the JSU campus. Admission is free. An opening reception 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Fischer Galleries in the Dickies Building greets... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State will wait to name starting quarterbackGame at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. "I think we're going to continue on into the fall
Jackson State will wait to name starting quarterback
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 19 days ago
Game at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. "I think we're going to continue on into the fall camp because that's a long way to go," JSU coach Tony Hughes said. "You name a starting quarterback, now you have to live with that and you go into the ups and the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Michelle Obama's JSU speech gets extra ticketsand friends. “I did a Riverdance when I found out it was going to be (possible
Michelle Obama's JSU speech gets extra tickets
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 19 days ago
and friends. “I did a Riverdance when I found out it was going to be (possible),” said Elayne Hayes-Anthony, head of the JSU Mass Communications Department during a Tuesday press briefing. The graduating class of more than 800 students are each... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Masters champ Danny Willett outgrew his immaturity in college, coach saysgolf course he didn’t think he could play and no competition he didn’t think he
Masters champ Danny Willett outgrew his immaturity in college, coach says
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
golf course he didn’t think he could play and no competition he didn’t think he could beat,” said Hobbs, who has been the JSU golf coach since 1977 and connected with Willett, a native of Sheffield, England, through a college golf recruiting... Read more
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Al.com
Excuse us while we claim Masters champion Danny Willett as one of our ownConference championship. "I knew Danny was a special player when he came here
Excuse us while we claim Masters champion Danny Willett as one of our own
Al.com / Posted 20 days ago
Conference championship. "I knew Danny was a special player when he came here as a 17-year-old-kid," said Hobbs, the JSU coach. "There was just something special about him. Now he has a green jacket and, to me, it has a little red lining... Read more
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Golf Magazine
Why We Should Have Seen Danny Willett Cominga final-round 67 to win the 80th playing of the Masters. Hobbs is the head coa
Why We Should Have Seen Danny Willett Coming
Golf Magazine / Posted 20 days ago
a final-round 67 to win the 80th playing of the Masters. Hobbs is the head coach of the men's and women's golf teams at JSU. In 2005, he convinced Willett, then a skinny 17-year-old living with his family in Sheffield, England, to pack his bags... Read more
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Al.com
Former Jacksonville State golfer Danny Willett wins The 2016 Mastersday. Their son, Zachariah James, was instead born on March 30, and cleared Will
Former Jacksonville State golfer Danny Willett wins The 2016 Masters
Al.com / Posted 20 days ago
day. Their son, Zachariah James, was instead born on March 30, and cleared Willett to play the Masters instead. While at JSU in Alabama, Willett was the 2006 Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year and won medalist honors at the 2007 OVC... Read more
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Al.com
Former JSU golfer Danny Willett also in play to win The Mastersin 2015. Willett is a golfer on both the PGA and European tour who turned prof
Former JSU golfer Danny Willett also in play to win The Masters
Al.com / Posted 21 days ago
in 2015. Willett is a golfer on both the PGA and European tour who turned professional in 2008. During his time with at JSU, he was the 2006 Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year and won medalist honors at the 2007 OVC Championship. He was... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State notes: Hendrick harps on defense's effortTeaching, learning paramount for Jackson State "When it comes time to play, yo
Jackson State notes: Hendrick harps on defense's effort
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 22 days ago
Teaching, learning paramount for Jackson State "When it comes time to play, you have to be on edge every time," the JSU's first-year defensive coordinator said. "You don't have to live your life on the edge every day, sometimes you have to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Daniel Williams shines in Jackson State's scrimmagecapable of. Williams showcased his ability for Hughes and everybody else in at
Daniel Williams shines in Jackson State's scrimmage
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 22 days ago
capable of. Williams showcased his ability for Hughes and everybody else in attendance with a two-touchdown performance at JSU's scrimmage on Saturday. "I think Dan Williams had a breakout practice finally," Hughes said. "He made some plays, he... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pacquiao-Bradley fight doesn’t thrill some Cebu boxing fansasked for anonymity, placed a P5,000 bet that Pacquiao would win without a knoc
Pacquiao-Bradley fight doesn’t thrill some Cebu boxing fans
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
asked for anonymity, placed a P5,000 bet that Pacquiao would win without a knockout. Anton Caidoy, operations manager of JSU-PSU Mariners Court, said some seafarers wanted to place P1,000 bets for Pacquiao, but no one took the wagers. Ken Taxi... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Alabama State earns another win against Jackson Statebehind on Friday. The Hornets scored three runs apiece in the fifth and eighth
Alabama State earns another win against Jackson State
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 22 days ago
behind on Friday. The Hornets scored three runs apiece in the fifth and eighth innings to earn a 7-2 victory against JSU at Bob Braddy Field. The Hornets (21-12, 13-0 SWAC) swept the Tigers (17-13, 6-4) in the first series this season, and... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State seeks a competitive balanceat 8:45 a.m. at their practice field on Saturday. RELATED: Time is of the esse
Jackson State seeks a competitive balance
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
at 8:45 a.m. at their practice field on Saturday. RELATED: Time is of the essence for Jackson State this spring During JSU's first scrimmage a week ago, the offense put together four drives, but only one possession ended with a touchdown. "The... Read more
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Al.com
Newly inaugurated JSU president John Beehler: 'I will not let you down'pledge to give my heart and soul to Jacksonville State University as together w
Newly inaugurated JSU president John Beehler: 'I will not let you down'
Al.com / Posted 23 days ago
pledge to give my heart and soul to Jacksonville State University as together we pursue our bright future and bring JSU and our region of Northeastern Alabama to even greater levels of excellence," Beehler told the crowd of students, faculty... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
JSU tabs Western Kentucky's Harper as new men's basketball coachconference at 11 a.m. Thursday. Harper led the Hilltoppers to a pair of NCAA To
JSU tabs Western Kentucky's Harper as new men's basketball coach
The Gadsden Times / Posted 24 days ago
conference at 11 a.m. Thursday. Harper led the Hilltoppers to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances during his five seasons with the team. He has over 30 years of coaching experience. Harper replaces James Green, who parted ways with JSU on March... Read more
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Al.com
Jacksonville State hires Ray Harper as men's basketball coach"Coach Harper has won championships everywhere he's been, and there's no reason
Jacksonville State hires Ray Harper as men's basketball coach
Al.com / Posted 24 days ago
"Coach Harper has won championships everywhere he's been, and there's no reason to think he won't continue that success at JSU. The future of JSU Basketball is a bright one." Harper went 89-64 at WKU, and his final team beat Conference USA... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
JSU hires Ray Harper as men's basketball coachthree seasons with the NAIA's Oklahoma City Stars. Harper will replace James G
JSU hires Ray Harper as men's basketball coach
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 24 days ago
three seasons with the NAIA's Oklahoma City Stars. Harper will replace James Green who mutually agreed to part ways with JSU in March. Green led JSU to an 8-23 overall record last year and a 4-12-record in the Ohio Valley Conference. JSU will... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
JSU hires Ray Harper as men's basketball coachthree seasons with the NAIA's Oklahoma City Stars. Harper will replace James G
JSU hires Ray Harper as men's basketball coach
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 24 days ago
three seasons with the NAIA's Oklahoma City Stars. Harper will replace James Green who mutually agreed to part ways with JSU in March. Green led JSU to an 8-23 overall record last year and a 4-12-record in the Ohio Valley Conference. JSU will... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State aiming to be more stout against the runmissed executions or lining up wrong, which happens. And sometimes you have to
Jackson State aiming to be more stout against the run
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 25 days ago
missed executions or lining up wrong, which happens. And sometimes you have to get off a block and make a play." JSU didn't do much of the above last season. Opponents averaged 187.8 rushing yards, which was the fourth-worst in the SWAC.... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Time is of the essence for Jackson State this springand Robert Johnson IV both ran well in the scrimmage and gained praise from Hug
Time is of the essence for Jackson State this spring
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 26 days ago
and Robert Johnson IV both ran well in the scrimmage and gained praise from Hughes and offensive coordinator Chad Germany. JSU struggled with turnovers last season and finished minus-4, which ranked sixth in the 10-team SWAC. As far as the kicking... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Ex-Jackson State coach raised Villanova herogot a job coaching basketball at a small school in Columbia, South Carolina. Fe
Ex-Jackson State coach raised Villanova hero
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 26 days ago
got a job coaching basketball at a small school in Columbia, South Carolina. Felicia Jenkins, who was an assistant at JSU from 2012-2014, helped craft the shooter that Jenkins has become, making sure he built up his range by not letting him... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Biloxi Shuckers ready to make another run at Southern League ChampionshipMonday night the Shuckers entertained the Jackson State Tigers in an exhibition
Biloxi Shuckers ready to make another run at Southern League Championship
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 26 days ago
Monday night the Shuckers entertained the Jackson State Tigers in an exhibition game and as expected Biloxi dominated JSU 17-0. Get ready for Biloxi Shuckers baseball beginning 6:40 Thursday night at MGM Park. Copyright 2016 WLOX. All Rights... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at JSU graduationto form the first laboratory school in the Jackson area. Since 2013, Blackburn
First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at JSU graduation
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 26 days ago
to form the first laboratory school in the Jackson area. Since 2013, Blackburn Laboratory Middle School has partnered with JSU in an effort to transform Blackburn into a highly successful middle school for replication and study of successful... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State emphasizes the run during first scrimmageBates (35) rushed for 58 yards and the lone touchdown in Jackson State's scrimm
Jackson State emphasizes the run during first scrimmage
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 29 days ago
Bates (35) rushed for 58 yards and the lone touchdown in Jackson State's scrimmage on Saturday. (Photo: Charles A. Smith/JSU Communications) "In that aspect, I thought we made some positive strides in the right direction being able to run the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson State cruises to win against MVSUeighth. MVSU (4-15, 2-7, SWAC) responded with three runs in the bottom half of
Jackson State cruises to win against MVSU
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 29 days ago
eighth. MVSU (4-15, 2-7, SWAC) responded with three runs in the bottom half of the inning but it was too little too late. JSU (15-11, 4-3, SWAC) received 7 2/3 innings from Jevon Jacobs, who earned the win after he allowed just two hits and struck... Read more
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