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Jackson State football game postponed over COVID protocols

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

JSU women continue to roll with win over Grambling

Deion Sanders’ first collegiate win as coach marred by bizarre attempted theft

  JSU begins season with blowout debut under Coach Prime

ESPN to feature JSU on ‘First Take’ for Black History Month

  Alcorn State opts out of 2021 football season

Jackson State holds off Southern on the road

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4th quarter comeback highlights JSU women’s win

JSU men beat Alcorn, move to 5-0 in SWAC

JSU women’s winstreak up to 7 with victory over Alcorn St.

REPORT: Alcorn State to opt out of 2021 spring football season

  Jarrett scores 31 as JSU stays undefeated in SWAC

  Lady Tigers beat UAPB for sixth straight win

JSU men beat MVSU by 50 points

The Jackson State men’s basketball team smoothly rose to victory over Mississippi Valley State Saturday evening by a final score of 106-56

JSU women pull away late to beat MVSU

The Jackson State women’s basketball team played with refreshed and replenished energ

Jackson State football on pause due to COVID-19

The Jackson State football program has paused team activities due to COVID19 contact tracing.

JSU men score road win in long-awaited return

The Jackson State men’s basketball team cruised to a 75-61 victory over Grambling State

Lady Braves come up short at Alabama State

Alcorn State women coast to victory over MVSU

JSU women roll Prairie View for 3rd straight SWAC win

SWAC tabs JSU’s Hampton as Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

Harper named SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year

JSU men pause team activities due to COVID-19

Rogan, Williams pace JSU over Southern

he Jackson State Lady Tigers improved to 3-1 in SWAC play with a stellar 62-42 victory against Southern

  Legendary JSU baseball coach celebrates 80th birthday

The Jackson State baseball legend Robert Braddy celebrated his 80th birthday COVID19 style with the Jackson community with a surprise parade outside his residence.

Williams notches another double-double as JSU women win home opener

The Lady Tigers cruised to a convincing 66-31 victory against Alcorn State Saturday afternoon

  JSU football players report to campus for spring season

With the February season opener fast approaching, preparations can now officially begin

JSU women open up SWAC with road win over Alabama A&M

It’s been 298 days since the last time the Lady Tigers squared off on the hardwood with a SWAC opponent

Alcorn State close non-conference schedule with loss to #2 Baylor

Alcorn State University men’s basketball team put up a season-high 76 points,

Historic first signing class for Deion Sanders at JSU

The Jackson State football program hit the jackpot Wednesday

Alcorn State closes Early Signing Day with three players

Defending SWAC champs looking to add many more players in February

Jackson State has best rated Signing Day class in FCS

Head Coach Deion Sanders wasted no time putting together his squad in Jackson.

  Shilo Sanders transferring to Jackson State University

The freshman defensive back leaves the South Carolina Gamecocks where he appeared in nine games this season.

Sanders, JSU pick up three more commitments ahead of early signing day

With the early signing period right around the corner, Sunday was a big step for Jackson State and new head coach Deion Sanders

Molinar, Smith lead Mississippi St. past Jackson St. 82-59

The Bulldogs (3-2) had 20 offensive rebounds and a 17-0 advantage in second-chance points.

JSU’s Coach Sanders announces coaching staff

The staff includes a unique blend of coaches at the NFL, intercollegiate, and prep levels.

Deion Sanders’ son commits to Jackson State

Shedeur Sanders announced his commitment to Jackson State University via Twitter on Friday.

Former NBA star Monta Ellis donates $60K to JSU band

The school announced Ellis donated $60,000 to the Jackson State marching band.

NCAA punishes Jackson State over recruiting violations

The NCAA handed down several penalties to Jackson State Athletics on Friday.

  JSU Athletic Director talks Deion Sanders and what’s next for the football team

NFL great Deion Sanders is the new head coach at Jackson State.

JSU season tickets draw big crowd

Season tickets for Jackson State’s Spring 2021 football season are on sale and a hot commodity.

Deion Sanders’ son gets offer from JSU

Shedeur Sanders, the son of new Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders, has an offer to go to JSU.

  Hiring of NFL great Deion Sanders prompts talk of new stadium for JSU

Jackson City Councilman De’Keither Stamps says now that Jackson State has hired Deion Sanders to coach the JSU tigers, the team and fans need a bigger and better stadium to play in.

  NFL legends deny reported addition to JSU coaching staff

Deion Sanders says his coaching staff has been in place for weeks, but neither he nor the school is ready to confirm anyone on that staff.

  ‘Equality': Coach Prime aims to level HBCU playing field as JSU head coach

After a big day Monday, “Coach Prime” is ready to go to work.

  Deion Sanders’ move to JSU will be a good thing, Metro residents say

It wasn’t that long ago since Deion Sanders was lighting up the professional football fields with his athletic talent and charisma. Now he will be lighting up the football field at JSU.

  ‘I believe': Deion Sanders spreads positivity at introduction as JSU head coach

Jackson State University is introducing NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders as their new head football coach Monday morning.

  Fans excited as NFL legend Deion Sanders prepares to accept coaching position at JSU

As the Tigers wait for an official announcement about the new head coaching job, Brown says he’ll keep his lucky socks on until then and pray it is Sanders.

PRIME TIME IN JACKSON: Deion Sanders hired as JSU head coach

Introduction set for Tuesday

Deion Sanders posts photos with JSU President, Athletic Director

JSU will hold a press conference on Monday morning to announce the new coach.

Will Deion Sanders be the next coach at Jackson State?

Thursday afternoon, outlet HBCU Sports reported NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders was on tap to become the next head coach.

Head coach John Hendrick done at Jackson State

Jackson State Athletics announced head football coach John Hendrick’s contract will not be renewed.

SWAC postpones fall sports to spring 2021

Schools effected in Mississippi are Jackson State University, Alcorn State University and Mississippi Valley State University.

  Mississippi’s athletic directors, head coaches join forces in support of new state flag

Athletic directors and coaches from eight of Mississippi’s public universities are all taking a stand against the state flag.

Southern Heritage Class canceled due to COVID-19

The event was scheduled to be held on September 10 - 12, 2020.

  JSU looks to make up for lost time once NCAA passes waiver

Jackson State football players will be able to return to team facilities early on and July, and not long after that, they maybe will be able to step on the practice field.

JSU plans to reopen athletic facilities in July

A plan is in place for sports to return to Jackson State this summer.

  Robinson proud of Jackson State’s high APR scores

Ten years of academic excellence continued for the Jackson State athletics program when on the NCAA released its annual academic progress ratings report this week.

Alcorn State names Bussie as new men’s basketball coach

Landon Bussie was announced as the head men’s basketball coach at Alcorn State University on Thursday

‘Snacks’ to be featured in livestream H-O-R-S-E game

Jackson State’s viral sensation team manager Thomas “Snacks” Lee is coming back to entertain sports fans during their quarantine.

  SWAC restricts attendance for basketball tournaments due to coronavirus

The Southwestern Athletic Conference is continuing its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments without fans in attendance.

  WATCH: JSU basketball sensation ‘Snacks’ shines on TODAY Show

Jackson State viral sensation Thomas “Snacks” Lee made an appearance on TODAY with Hoda & Jenna on Thursday morning.

SWAC baseball tournament coming to Smith Wills Stadium in Jackson

Smith Wills Stadium will play host to the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship baseball torunament beginning in 2020.

WATCH: Jackson State players brawl with Prairie View A&M during postgame handshake

The fight broke out during the postgame handshake.

Ex-JSU coach was paid $170k in settlement after firing

Former Jackson State University head football coach Harold Jackson reached a settlement with the Institute of Higher Learning.

Tigers dominate Alcorn, improve win streak to four games

The Tigers improved their win streak in conference play to four straight with Saturday night’s 29-point victory over in-state rival Alcorn.

JSU holds off Alcorn State, 10-0 in SWAC

Jackson State completed the regular-season sweep over rival Alcorn State

Williams leads JSU over UAPB, SWAC record up to 9-0

Ameshya Williams and Marneisha Hamer, combined for 30 points and 14 rebounds in the Lady Tigers 56-44 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

JSU topples MVSU to even SWAC record

Jackson State men’s basketball team dominated on the hardwood with a 85-65 victory over Mississippi Valley to improve to 4-4 in SWAC play.

Lady Tigers drop 90 on MVSU, move to 8-0 in SWAC

Four Lady Tigers scored in double digits as the Jackson State women’s basketball team rolled past Mississippi Valley State 90-61 Saturday afternoon in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.

JSU men beat Grambling, snap losing skid

Jayveous McKinnis was a led Jackson State in a crucial 71-53 victory over Grambling Saturday evening to improve the Tigers to a 3-4 record in SWAC play.

Braves stave off upset-minded Alabama A&M

Junior Troymain Crosby scored the go-ahead bucket with under a minute left, and the Alcorn State University men’s basketball program made a stop in the closing seconds to defeat Alabama A&M 59-58 on Saturday at the Davey L. Whitney Complex.

Big fourth quarter propels JSU women over Grambling

Jackson State finished went on a 12-0 run over the two minutes of regulation and defeated Grambling State 61-46 to remain unbeaten in SWAC play.

Three-point barrage propels Braves over MVSU

Junior Troymain Crosby poured in a career-high 27 points, and two other Alcorn State University men’s basketball student-athletes registered double-doubles in a dominant 105-73 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday at the R.W. Harrison Complex.

Lady Tigers survive TSU in overtime

Dayzsha Rogan drained a pair of free throws with one second remaining in overtime and Jackson State defeated Texas Southern 81-79 to cap a thrilling finish.

Alcorn Braves SWAC championship parade to be held in Vicksburg

The City of Vicksburg and the Vicksburg Warren Alumni will sponsor a SWAC Championship parade for the Alcorn State University football team and fans.

Griffin scores 27 as Tigers knock off ASU

Roland Griffin had a game-high 27 points in a 76-65 win over Alcorn State on Saturday evening in SWAC play.

Hamer leads JSU past Alcorn State

Marneisha Hamer guided the Tigers to an 83-67 win over Alcorn State Saturday afternoon, securing a double-double with a team high 24 points and 10 rebounds.

  Wallis’ late layup wins it for JSU

Venji Wallis only had three points on Saturday night, but they proved to be the biggest three points of the game.

  Lucky shines as JSU women score win in SWAC opener

Kaisah Lucky scored a season-high 18 points and handed out 11 assists to record the double-double and lead the Jackson State women’s basketball team past Alabama State 94-62 Saturday afternoon in the SWAC opener at the Lee E. Williams Athletics & Assembly Center.

  Alcorn State falls again to North Carolina A&T in Celebration Bowl

After combining for 46 points in the Celebration Bowl last season, North Carolina A&T and Alcorn State eclipsed that mark in the third quarter alone,