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Paralyzed former football player Devon Gales hired as assistant coach at Georgia high school

Former Southern University Cornerback Devon Gales is heading back to the football field almost four years after he was paralyzed during a game.

  Southern women’s basketball wins SWAC Championship

Southern women’s basketball advances in SWAC Tournament with win over Grambling

  Southern defense works on stopping the run during spring practices

  Southern women’s basketball beats MVSU, 51-44, in SWAC Tournament

Southern men’s basketball season ends in 80-70 loss to Texas Southern in SWAC Tournament

Southern’s Tyler LaPorte named SWAC Player of the Week

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Southern’s Funchess earns SWAC Honors

Southern basketball stuns Texas Southern, 87-77

Southern women’s basketball wins back-to-back regular season SWAC titles

  Southern baseball outslugs UAPB for 16-13 win in Game 3

  Southern baseball beats Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 16-4, in Game 1

  Southern starts 2019 spring football

Funeral details announced for ‘Po-Ben’, Southern superfan

The Southern University family is mourning the loss of one of its most passionate fans.

Southern baseball makes changes to weekend series due to possible storms

Because of the threat of stormy weather Sunday, Southern has made changes to its weekend series against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

  Southern baseball falls 8-3 at Southern Miss

The Southern Jaguars were on the road Wednesday, visiting Southern Miss, which had lost five straight.

Southern women’s basketball clinches share of SWAC title

The Southern University women’s basketball team has assured itself at least a share of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) women’s basketball regular season championship after a win over Alcorn State and a loss by Prairie View A&M to Alabama State.

Lady Jaguars inch closer to SWAC title

Southern track opens outdoor season at Strawberry Relays

  Southern wins home opener, 10-8, over Eastern Illinois

Southern football head coach Dawson Odums signs contract extension

  No. 1 LSU too much for Southern in 17-4 win

LSU’s Walker to make first start in nearly 2 years against Southern

Southern basketball rally falls short against Alabama State

Southern University seniors Richard Lee and Sidney Umude combined to score 34 point, but the Jaguars’ late game rally fell short as Alabama State escaped with a 60-57 win Monday night in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

Jaguars split Sunday doubleheader at Northwestern State

After two days of rain related delays and postponements, Southern University baseball picked up a 7-5 win over Northwestern State in the rubber match of Sunday’s doubleheader at Brown-Stroud Field to salvage a weekend split.

  Southern basketball steps up defensively in 59-49 win over Alabama A&M

Southern’s defense stepped up and prevented any Alabama A&M player from reaching double figures in the 59-49 win Saturday night in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

Southern baseball faces Northwestern St. in weekend series; weather postpones Game 1

The Southern baseball team will take its 3-1 record on the road to Natchitoches for a three-game series against Northwestern State starting Saturday, instead of Friday.

Southern Athletics releases schedule of upcoming events

Southern Athletics has released schedule of upcoming events in women's tennis, baseball, softball, and basketball.

Southern women’s basketball ball routes MSVU

Southern University junior Alyric Scott and freshman Tanera Moore each posted double-doubles as the Jaguar led wire-to-wire in a lopsided 67-46 win on the road at Mississippi Valley State Monday night.

Scott leads Mississippi Valley St. over Southern U. 70-59

Dante Scott scores 27 points as Mississippi Valley State tops Southern, 70-59

  Southern baseball falls 13-0 to Air Force at Alex Box

Southern suffered its first loss of the season Monday against Air Force at a chilly Alex Box Stadium.

Southern baseball beats Alcorn St., 12-9, to start the season 3-0

The Southern Jaguars are 3-0 on the diamond after winning every game they played in the MLB Andre Dawson Classic in New Orleans this weekend.

  Cody Taylor walk-off HR gives Southern 6-5 win over Grambling

For the second year in a row, the Southern baseball team beat rival Grambling on a walk-off in the Andre Dawson Classic.

  Southern gets past FAMU, 6-3, in its season opener

The Southern baseball team got its season off to a good start with a 6-3 win over FAMU on opening day.

Southern track and field heads to SWAC Championships

The Southern University Track and Field program heads to Birmingham to compete in the 2019 Southwestern Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Birmingham Cross Plex on February 14-15.

Southern’s Mercadel earns SWAC track honors

Southern track and field star Terralicia Mercadel has earned this week’s SWAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week.

  Southern sees strong finish on Signing Day for 2019 class

Southern head coach Dawson Odums only signed three recruits in December but added more than a dozen Wednesday to finish with a strong 2019 signing class.

Southern basketball falls to Alcorn, 76-64

After a back and forth battle that saw eight lead changes in the first half, the Southern University Jaguars could not fend off a pesky Alcorn State team as the Jags fall to the Braves, 76-64 Saturday evening.

Lady Jags bounce back to beat Alcorn St., 75-54

The Southern University Jaguars put on a defensive show in the second quarter holding Alcorn State University to 22 percent shooting from the floor en route to a convincing 75-54 dismantling Saturday afternoon.

Southern gains commitment from St. Martinville High football star

St. Martinville High School running back Travien Benjamin has committed to Southern.

Gee, Farrar lead Alabama State to 68-65 win over Southern

Reginald Gee scored 15 points, including three 3-pointers, and AJ Farrar had a double-double to help Alabama State beat Southern 68-65 for its fourth win in a row

Kennedy scores 26 with 10 boards; Alabama A&M beats Southern

Andre Kennedy had a career-high 26 points, on 11-of-15 shooting, and 10 rebounds to help Alabama A&M hold off Southern for a 68-62 win

Southern guard Eddie Reese no longer with basketball team

The Southern University men’s basketball team has lost its second-leading scorer from last season. Senior guard Eddie Reese, who is from Detroit, is no longer with the Jaguars.

Southern loading up for another run at a SWAC championship

Southern is hoping this year’s recruiting class can help the Jags make another run at a conference championship

Former Southern University, NFL star Isiah Robertson killed in car crash

Former Southern University and NFL star linebacker Isiah Robertson is dead at age 69 after a three-vehicle crash southeast of Dallas Thursday night.

Jags looking for a little payback in the SWAC Championship game

It's time for the Jaguars to put their win against Grambling State in the rear view mirror and get ready for the next big challenge.That challenge is the Alcorn State Braves, winners of the SWAC Eastern Division.

  Coach Odums previews SWAC Championship game

Southern head coach Dawson Odums held his weekly news conference Tuesday to preview the Jaguars big game against the Alcorn State Braves.

SWAC Championship ticket information available

Southern will play in its first ever SWAC Championship after beating rival Grambling State 38-28 Saturday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

  Jags clinch SWAC Championship appearance with Bayou Classic win

The SWAC championship game will be held at Alcorn State on December 1

Southern can end series losing skid, earn trip to SWAC Championship in Bayou Classic

The winner will face Alcorn State in the SWAC Championship

Bayou Classic looks to be evenly matched

Southern (6-3, 5-1) and Grambling State (6-4, 4-2) are playing for a West division title and a spot in the SWAC Championship game.

  Southern and Grambling get ready to face off in 45th annual Bayou Classic

Coaches and administrators from Southern and Grambling met with sports journalists Monday morning for the 45th annual Bayou Classic news conference.

Southern’s Skelton named SWAC Offensive Player of the Week

Southern quarterback Ladarius Skelton has been named the SWAC Offensive Player of the Week after a career night against the Golden Lions.

  Southern dominates UAPB, 56-24

With the win, Southern sets up a win-or-go-home regular season finale against heated rival Grambling State University

Jags need a win against UAPB to stay on top of the West

Southern hosts Arkansas Pine-Bluff at A.W. Mumford Stadium this weekend looking to stay in first place in the SWAC West division.

Jags’ Barajas earns SWAC honors

Southern punter Cesar Barajas has been named this week’s SWAC Specialist of the Week. Barajas punted six times against Jackson State, averaging 47.5 yard per punt.

  Southern looking to stay atop the West with win over JSU

It’s a big game in A.W. Mumford Stadium Saturday night when Southern hosts Jackson State. The Jags (4-3, 3-1) lead Prairie View by a half game in the West, while the Tigers (3-3, 2-1) trail Alcorn State by a game and a half.

Southern’s Human Jukebox Band to perform during halftime of Falcons vs. Saints Thanksgiving Day game

The Southern University Human Jukebox band and Fabulous Dancing Dolls will perform at halftime of the New Orleans Saints game in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Thanksgiving Day.

Jags picked to finish 6th in the SWAC; Umude earns second team preseason honors

The Southern Jaguars have been picked to finish sixth in the SWAC by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.

  Coach Odums previews Jags matchup against Texas Southern

Southern improved to 3-3 overall and 2-1 in conference play after a 38-0 thumping of Prairie View.

Southern’s Ladarius Skelton earns SWAC honors

Southern quarterback Ladarius Skelton has been named the SWAC Offensive Player of the Week after a dominating performance Saturday against Prairie View.

Southern head coach Dawson Odums previews big test against Prairie View

After an open date, Southern University will return to action this week with perhaps its biggest test of the season in the SWAC, playing a road game Saturday afternoon at Prairie View. Head coach Dawson Odums will field questions from sports journalists Tuesday around noon.

  Southern falls to Alcorn State on homecoming night, 20-3

A sad day for Jaguar fans as Southern University falls to Alcorn State on homecoming night.

Southern faces a high powered Alcorn State offense Saturday night

The Braves (3-1) are averaging just over 40 points per game and that’s after being shutout in the season opener against Georgia Tech, 41-0.

Mother of paralyzed former Southern football player reflects on 3-year anniversary of the injury

The mother of a Southern University football player who was paralyzed during a game in 2015 shared a heartfelt Facebook post on the anniversary of the incident.

  Southern celebrates Homecoming Week 2018

Southern University is celebrating its annual Homecoming events September 23 through September 29 on campus and around Baton Rouge.

  Southern head coach previews upcoming SWAC opener at Alabama A&M

Southern head coach Dawson Odums will talk Tuesday about his team’s upcoming SWAC opener at Alabama A&M.

  Southern defeats Langston 33-18 for first win of season after game called in 3rd Qtr. due to lightning

Southern picked up its first win of the season over Langston on Saturday, which will give the Jags some momentum going into next week’s SWAC opener against Alabama A&M in Mobile.

  Odums previews Southern’s home-opener against Langston

Southern head coach Dawson Odums will meet with sports journalists Tuesday to talk about the upcoming matchup against Langston University.

Jags hit the road to face another big challenge

Southern had a rough season opener against No. 16 TCU and will face another tough test against Louisiana Tech this weekend.

  RAW: SU Head Coach Dawson Odums post-game press conference

Saturday September 1 2018

  Jags 'Gearing Up For Greatness' this season

This season, Southern's football team will be "Gearing Up for Greatness." The Jags have had years of knocking on the door and they are now ready to reclaim the SWAC title.

Southern DB named to Player of the Year Award Watch List

Southern defensive back Demerio Houston has been named to the 2018 Black College Football Player of the Year Award Watch List.

  SU's offense explodes early in first scrimmage, then defense takes over

Southern head coach Dawson Odums saw his offense blow out of the gates in its first scrimmage of fall camp Saturday. At full speed, there were questions about how the quarterbacks would fare.

  Tyler Brown hoping to be deep threat for Southern Jags

Since arriving on campus, Southern University wide receiver Tyler Brown has spent most of his time on special teams, but he's shown flashes of big play ability.

  Southern RB Darbbeon Profit hopes to return from injury and make impact for Jags

It wasn't that long ago Southern University junior running back Darbbeon Profit was making plays for the Southern Lab Kittens, then he chose to stay home and play for the Jaguars.

  Southern WR Cameron Mackey looks to build upon solid freshman year

Cameron Mackey is one of the three sophomore returners at wide receiver. He is joined by teammates Jamar Washington and Kendall Catalon. The trio contributed consistently last season and there are hopes each can build upon his solid freshman year.

  Southern Jags held off on first day in full pads

Southern University held off Tuesday on its first day in full pads. The Jaguar defense may have lost three key pieces, but overall, returns a lot of experience and depth in 2018.

  Southern prepares to open fall camp with new Under Armor partnership

For the last 14 years, the Southern University football team has worn Russell apparel each day in practice and every game day on Saturday. Things have changed ahead of the 2018 season.

  Southern Jags get ready to report for fall camp with a new look

Southern head coach Dawson Odums met with sports journalists for the first time since SWAC Media Day and after the summer break. And for the first time in 14 years, Southern will be outfitted with a new look, as the Jags are now partnered with Under Armour.

  Southern picked to finish second in SWAC West; Abby, Augustine earn All-SWAC honors

Dawson Odums and his Southern Jaguars have been picked to finish second in the SWAC Western Division behind defending champion and arch-rival Grambling.