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2019 Schedule
1-2, 1st in SWAC - East

Jackson State holds off Tennessee State 49-44

Josh Littles returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a score, Derrick Ponder threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and Jackson State held off Tennessee State 49-44 on Saturday in a game that featured back-to-back kickoff returns for touchdowns.

Minter scores twice for South Alabama in win over Jackson State (0:43)
Bethune-Cookman returns fumble 96 yards for the TD (1:25)
Jackson State mascot gets penalty after TD (0:53)
Bethune-Cookman defender takes INT to the house (1:02)
Johnson finds the end zone for the Jackson State TD (0:46)
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118dAdam Rittenberg

Ex-Gators QB Jones transfers to Jackson State

Quarterback Jalon Jones, who was suspended by Florida as a freshman early enrollee after being accused of sexual battery, has transferred to Jackson State.

Gimme 5: A Look at the Top HBCU Bands (2:47)
HBCU Game Preview: Jackson State vs. Texas Southern (1:39)
HBCU Preview: Grambling vs. Jackson State (1:28)
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Jackson St. fires coach after 8-1 SWAC record

Rick Comegy, who led Jackson State to an 8-1 record in the Southwestern Athletic Conference this season, was fired Wednesday, the school announced.


SWAC to make Grambling pay for forfeit

The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced on Wednesday that Grambling will face financial penalties after forfeiting its road game against Jackson State on Oct. 19.


Jackson St. eyes legal action against Grambling

Jackson State says financial losses for the university and the city of Jackson, Miss., "could be in the millions" because of Grambling's decision to forfeit Saturday's football game after its players refused to play.


Player letter to Grambling cites mold, more

Grambling State football players complained of mold and mildew in facilities, having to pay for Gatorade out of their own pockets and even said which assistants they thought would make a good interim coach after the firing of Doug Williams in a letter to

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2159dTim Keown

Grambling football players not bluffing

The Grambling State football players stayed strong in protest to cuts to the athletic program resulting in unsafe facilities and days of travel. But will the administration fold, Tim Keown asks.

2184dNic Reiner

2013-14 Preview: Jackson State Tigers

Nic Reiner previews the 2013-14 season for Jackson State. New coach Wayne Brent faces a tough transition with an inexperienced Tigers squad.