JSU homecoming parade relocates downtown
NFL Hall of Famer and five-time Pro Bowl linebacker Robert “Dr. Doom” Brazile will be the grand marshal.
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson State University will go head-to-head against Alabama State University during its Homecoming football game at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.
The rivalry will be preceded by a downtown parade at 8 a.m., with NFL Hall of Famer and five-time Pro Bowl linebacker Robert “Dr. Doom” Brazile, a JSU alumnus, as the grand marshal.
The parade route will begin at Court and State streets and continue north on State Street to East Pearl Street. Then, it will move to S. West Street and return to Court and State streets.
About Jackson State University: Challenging Minds, Changing Lives: Jackson State University, founded in 1877, is a historically black, high research activity university located in Jackson, the capital city of Mississippi. Jackson State’s nurturing academic environment challenges individuals to change lives through teaching, research and service. Officially designated as Mississippi’s Urban University, Jackson State continues to enhance the state, nation and world through comprehensive economic development, healthcare, technological and educational initiatives. The only public university in metropolitan Jackson, Jackson State is located near downtown, with five satellite locations throughout the area. For more information, visit www.jsums.edu or call 601-979-2121.
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