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Jackson State football game postponed over COVID protocols

Jackson State football coach Deion Sanders speaks with players following an NCAA college...
Jackson State football coach Deion Sanders speaks with players following an NCAA college football scrimmage in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. This is Sanders' first college head coaching position. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)(Rogelio V. Solis | AP)
Updated: Feb. 25, 2021 at 3:58 PM CST
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson State’s upcoming football game with Mississippi Valley State University is postponed.

The game was originally slated for Saturday, but is being pushed back due to positive tests within the MVSU program.

The game will now be played Sunday, March 14 at 1 p.m. at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.

JSU is 1-0 on the season after winning Head Coach Deion Sanders’ debut in a blowout win over Edward Waters.

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