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Jaguars picked to finish third in the SWAC Western Division

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WAFB) -

Southern has been picked to finish third in the SWAC West Division behind Prairie View A&M and Grambling.

Two-time defending champion Alcorn State has been named the preseason favorite out of the East Division. 

Southern opens the season on the road against ULM on Saturday, Sept. 3 in Monroe.

Southern running back Lenard Tillery was named the SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year.

SWAC WESTERN DIVISION

Prairie View A&M 41
Grambling 35
Southern 32
Texas Southern 16
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 11

SWAC EASTERN DIVISION

Alcorn State 44
Alabama State 35
Jackson State 28
Alabama A&M 16
Mississippi Valley 12

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