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.
Glendon McDaniel completed 11 of 16 passes for 113 yards and two touchdowns and 60 yards rushing — including a 10-yard touchdown — on 11 carries to help Southern beat Mississippi Valley State 27-7 Saturday night.
Shedeur Sanders had four touchdown passes and undefeated Jackson State beat Alabama A&M 27-13 on Saturday at the Gulf Coast Challenge to earn the Southwestern Athletic Conference Eastern Division berth to the league championship game for the second straight 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.
The number eleven Jackson State University football Tigers (3-0) will host their second home game of the season against in-state Southwestern Athletic Conference rival Mississippi Valley State University Devils (0-3) On Saturday at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.
With the success of the Deion Sanders hiring, the university will look to mirror the positive effects of the on-and-off field attention through the hiring of NBA champion and Jackson native, Mo Williams as their new head coach of JSU Tiger Basketball.
Despite the ongoing water issues in Jackson, the undefeated Jackson State Tigers football program and its #1 ranked defense in the FCS is set to host their home opener against the Grambling State Tigers on Saturday in Jackson.