Coach Taylor, the twenty-second head coach of the storied capital city football program, will lead his alma mater with two key motivating factors, winning the Southwestern Athletic Conference for the third consecutive time and winning the Celebration Bowl.
Despite the coaching changes from top to bottom in the football program, the Tigers will expect to challenge for their third straight SWAC Championship and third straight Celebration Bowl appearance with Coach Taylor at the helm for the upcoming 2023 season.
Jackson State has won 5 of its 7 conference matchups - winning four conference games at home while staying undefeated inside of Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center - which is tied for second in the SWAC and fourth overall.
According to On3 Sports, the double-digit pool of former Tigers have entered their names in the portal alongside roughly 1,400 players since the portal opened on December 5, including 8 former starters.
Five Tigers were named to the BOXTOROW HBCU All-America team Monday, including quarterback Shedeur Sanders, offensive lineman Tyler Brown, defensive lineman Nyles Gaddy, linebacker Aubrey Miller Jr., and safety Cam’Ron Silmon-Craig.
Shortly after winning his second-consecutive Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship, Jackson State Head Coach Deion Sanders told his team in a meeting that he is accepting the head coaching job at the University of Colorado.
There were a lot of firsts achieved in Jackson State’s historic 2022 football season under the guidance of head coach Deion Sanders, including ending the regular season with an undefeated 11-0 record, boasting the No. 1 FCS defense in the country, and hosted ESPN’s premier college football show, College Gameday, for the first time in program history.
After accepting an invite to the Reese’s Senior Bowl just over a week ago, Aubrey Miller Jr. was named a finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award Tuesday, an award given to the top defensive player in FCS football.
After starting off the season suffering tough defeats against the University of North Carolina and the University of Colorado, the Lady Tigers showed fight and responded against the Lady Rangers to secure their first win of the season on the hardwood in Lubbock, Texas.
The Reese’s Senior Bowl is the nation’s most prestigious event for graduating seniors to display their talent in organized practices and a game in front of NFL scouts upon graduation and completion of college football season.
After having a week off last week, The Jackson State University Tigers will travel to Montgomery to take on the Alabama State University Hornets for ASU’s homecoming weekend - a matchup that Head Coach Deion Sanders cannot wait for.
Shedeur Sanders, one of the sons of Head Coach Deion Sanders of the Jackson State University football team and the star quarterback of JSU launched a barbecue sauce on Wednesday as a part of his name, image, and likeness deal.