Tags » Jackson State

Legendary HBCU Coach Merritt Selected As 2017 AFCA Trailblazer Award Winner

WACO, TEXAS – John Merritt, former head coach at Jackson State and Tennessee State, has been named the American Football Coaches Association’s recipient of the 2017 Trailblazer Award. 525 more words

Black College Sports

2017-2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference Preview

I get it, ok. The SWAC is an easy conference to make fun of. They haven’t had a team win a round of 64 NCAA Tournament game since 1993. 888 more words

Texas Southern

A Rivalry That Needs No Introduction: Grambling State vs. Jackson State Preview

Written by Thomas Scott

September 13, 2017

On Saturday, Jackson State will play their first game at Grambling State since 2012. The rivalry between these teams came to a screeching halt during the 2013 season. 466 more words

#hbcu

Impressive Start to the 2017 Season for TCU

After an off-season that seemed like it lasted forever, the college football season has finally kicked off.

TCU took on the Tigers of Jackson State University for their first game of the 2017 season. 257 more words

NCAA

Javancy Jones Declines Opportunity with Arizona Cardinals to Pursue Coaching Career

Written by Thomas Scott

May 15, 2017

According to WAPT news, last week Jones signed an UDFA (Undrafted Free Agent) deal with the Arizona Cardinals and was preparing to attend rookie minicamp. 204 more words

#hbcu

Peace and Power

The Day the 60s Died, a PBS documentary about “the turbulent spring of 1970,” recounts the Kent State and Jackson State massacres of anti-war college students by the Ohio National Guard and the Mississippi State Police. 243 more words

Javancy Jones the best player you haven’t heard of

 

By Philip Robinson | @chocP3thunder | 03/26/2017

Javancy Jones comes from Jackson State University, a small school in Mississippi. Hailing from Macon Mississippi, Jones is a talent yet to be discovered by the mainstream media. 512 more words