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JSU reaches apparel deal with NIKE

JSU’s Department of Athletics, along with the JSU Development Foundation, has entered a five-year partnership with NIKE through BSN SPORTS for sports apparel and equipment. The agreement goes into effect September 18 and includes numerous incentives in the form of discounts and rewards, along with i

Jacquemin Named SWAC Specialist of the Week

Senior placekicker Christian Jacquemin was named Southwestern Athletic Conference Specialist of the Week.

JSU asks ticket holders to donate Southern Heritage Classic refunds to athletic department

Attendees of this year’s Southern Heritage Classic in Memphis were disappointing when they learned the game was canceled over the weekend due to weather, but now Jackson State University is hoping to make some good out of the situation.

Southern Heritage Classic canceled, will not be rescheduled

The Southern Heritage Classic has been canceled, and no makeup date has been announced

29th Southern Heritage Classic brings 20,000 to Memphis

Thousands of football fans flocked to Memphis for the 29th Southern Heritage Classic.

Alcorn Braves receiving votes in FCS Preseason Top-25

Press release from Alcorn.  STATS FCS released its Preseason Top-25 rankings, and the Alcorn State University football program received two votes. Alcorn was one of just two teams from the SWAC mentioned in the FCS poll along with Grambling State which is also receiving votes. The Braves are the four-time defending SWAC East Division champions and were picked to win the division title again in the 2018 SWAC Preseason Poll. Alcorn landed 11 student-athletes on the SWAC Preseaso...

Lindy's picks Alcorn State to win 5th straight SWAC East title

Noah Johnson headlines the returning Brave starters, along with PJ Simmons and Corey McCullough to name a few.

Alcorn State alum Breanna O'Leary makes NASCAR history

O'Leary and Brehanna Daniels are the first women to perform over-the-wall pit crew duties for the same NASCAR team. Breanna changed tires for the #51 car at Daytona.

SWAC Media Day takes center stage in Birmingham

Alcorn State RB P.J. Simmons was named the SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Vicksburg native & Grambling LB De'Arius Christmas was named the SWAC Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.

2018 SWAC Football Championship, 2019 basketball tournaments will be held in Birmingham

With the agreement, the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship returns home to Legion Field, and the Bill Harris Arena – located adjacent to the Birmingham Crossplex -- will host the 2019 SWAC Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament.

Co-Lin guard Jonathan Floyd signs with Alcorn State basketball

Floyd averaged 16.9 points and 3.8 assists per game in 2017-18 while shooting 51.1 percent from the field, 44.4 percent from long-range and 79.8 percent from the free throw line.

Jackson State football earns top SWAC APR award

For the fourth year in a row the Jackson State University Division of Athletics was honored by the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) at the 2018 NACDA Convention at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Kevin Montgomery named Jackson State softball coach

Montgomery has had head coaching jobs at UAPB and Alcorn State.

Ole Miss & Mississippi State athletics brought in over $100 million in 2017 fiscal year

USA Today released a report Thursday detailing 2016-17 revenues & expenses & revenues of all 230 Division 1 teams.

SWAC Central: Wayne Brent on JSU hoops offseason, non-conference schedule

Coach talked about his squad, the offseason, and more at his basketball camp.

Magee native Carlos Funchess will be named new Southern women's basketball coach

Longtime Southern assistant Carlos Funchess will be introduced as the next women's basketball coach during a press conference on Thursday.

Kickoff times set for Jackson State 2018 football schedule

Homecoming and the Soul Bowl will have 2:00pm kickoffs.

Former Jackson State DB Marcell Young goes viral for hitting fan on the field

The Jackson native had 4 tackles Saturday night for the BC Lions, but one hit between whistles is the talk of the Canadian Football League.

Roster revealed for 2018 SWAC Football Media Day

The event is set for Friday, July 13 at the recently refurbished Birmingham-Marriott Hotel in Birmingham.

Tomekia Reed all smiles for JSU Fundamentals Camp & first offseason as Lady Tigers head coach

Camp season continues around The Sip.

Southern Miss/Jackson State football matchup will be streamed on ESPN+

The Golden Eagles will host the Tigers September 1st in Hattiesburg. Kickoff is at 6:00pm.

Allen, Fowler, Galatas & Montenegro on Collegiate Baseball Freshmen All-American team

Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Southern Miss, and Jackson State are represented on this year's squad.