Southern University

  Arrest made in connection with ‘racially motivated’ attack on Southern University student-athlete at LSU Lakes

Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they have arrested the man accused of punching and verbally assaulting a female Southern University student-athlete in the 2800 block of Dalrymple Drive Monday, Nov. 9.

Lou Brock, an SU baseball legend & MLB Hall of Famer, passes away

  LSU, SU remain undecided on what fan experience will look like when football resumes

  SWAC releases spring football schedule; Jags open at Alabama State

  Odums focuses on positives of playing football in spring

Bayou Classic postponed until spring

  SU officials react to SWAC decision to postpone fall football season

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  SWAC postpones fall sports schedule until spring

Southern AD Roman Banks still hopeful New Orleans hosts Bayou Classic

  Southern athletic director Roman Banks says no decision on SWAC fall sports, despite reports

  Former Southern baseball head coach Roger Cador selected to ABCA Hall of Fame

LaGrange alum Colton Frank IV to transfer to Southern

SWAC adds Bethune-Cookman as full member effective 2021-22 academic year

  Southern officially cancels first 2 football games due to COVID-19; revised schedule released

Southern University has officially canceled the first two football games of the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Athletic director Roman Banks confirmed the changes to the Jaguars’ schedule.

  Report states Southern’s first 2 football games canceled; SU says schedule changes not yet official

While many college football fans are getting excited about Florida A&M joining the SWAC in 2021, a report by the New York Times has cast large doubt on the Rattlers visiting Mumford Stadium on September 12.

Location, plans for upcoming Bayou Classic still undecided

Officials said previous statements saying otherwise were unofficial and it is still being decided for 2020 and 2021.

  Southern Heritage Classic canceled due to COVID-19; Jags’ season-opener could be in jeopardy

The Southern Heritage Classic is the first college football casualty of COVID-19. While Southern doesn’t play in the game, the two teams that do are both on the Jags’ schedule.

Conflicting statements released on if 2020 Bayou Classic will be played in New Orleans

  LSU, Southern officials share thoughts on Tigers finally playing Jags in football

  Southern’s athletes won’t return to campus until July

LSU set to host Southern, Grambling in Tiger Stadium

Athletes from Southern, LSU earn Athletes for Hope awards

  Marino Casem, former Southern football coach and athletic director, laid to rest

  Southern cancels ALL winter and spring sports in response to coronavirus

Southern University announced Friday, March 13 that it has suspended ALL games for its winter and sports teams in response to COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus.

  SWAC cancels rest of men’s and women’s basketball tournaments

The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is joining other conferences and has announced the cancellation of its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments due to the coronavirus.

  Southern Jags outlast Prairie View in OT

Southern came out on fire and built a double-digit lead against Prairie View but it evaporated before halftime and the teams traded blows the rest of the way.

  Southern Lady Jags dominate key areas in win over Prairie View

The Southern women’s basketball team used a big second quarter to run away from Prairie View at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Saturday, March 7.

  Southern gets swept by No. 23 Tulane

The Southern baseball team only managed a total of four runs and surrendered 33 in a weekend sweep by No. 23 Tulane.

  Southern Jags cruise past Texas Southern

The Southern men’s basketball team had little trouble with Texas Southern at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Thursday, March 5.

  Southern Lady Jags edge Texas Southern

The Southern women’s basketball team went back and forth against Texas Southern, but in the end, was able to pull out the win on Thursday, March 5 at the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

  Southern edges Northwestern St. in extras

The Southern baseball team improved to .500 on the season with an extra-inning win over Northwestern State at Lee Hines Field on Tuesday, March 3.

Southern sweeps Prairie View in SWAC season opener

The Southern baseball team swept Prairie View in the season-opening SWAC series.

Southern Jags get past Alcorn

The Southern men’s basketball team jumped out to a lead in the first half against Alcorn State on its way to a win in Lorman on Saturday, Feb. 29.

Southern Lady Jags drop close one to Alcorn

The Southern women’s basketball team stayed close with Alcorn State the whole game but came up just short in Lorman on Saturday, Feb. 29.

Southern drops back-to-back games against No. 2 Texas Tech

The Southern baseball team suffered two losses against No. 2 Texas Tech for a midweek series in Lubbock.

Southern Jags rout Alabama A&M

The Southern men’s basketball had no trouble with Alabama A&M on Monday at Elmore Gymnasium in Huntsville.

Southern Lady Jags fall to Alabama A&M

The Southern women’s basketball team dropped a close one to Alabama A&M on Monday at the Elmore Gymnasium in Huntsville.

  Southern Jags run away from Alabama St. in second half

The Southern men’s basketball team used a big second half to run past Alabama State in Montgomery on Saturday.

Southern Lady Jags beat Alabama State

The Southern women’s basketball team took the lead in the first quarter and held on for the win over Alabama State on the road Saturday.

Southern Jags crush Miss. Valley

The Southern Men’s Basketball team cruised past Mississippi Valley at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Monday, Feb. 17.

Southern Lady Jags dominate Miss. Valley

The Southern women’s basketball team dominated Mississippi Valley at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Monday, Feb. 17.

Southern falls to Alabama St., Grambling in Andre Dawson Classic

The Southern baseball team suffered its first losses of the season Sunday, Feb. 16, falling to Alabama State and Grambling in the Andre Dawson Classic.

  Southern Jags dominate Arkansas-Pine Bluff

The Southern men’s basketball team jumped on Arkansas-Pine Bluff early and dominated the entire game.

  Southern defeats Alcorn St. after another good day at the plate for the Jags

Southern showed that Friday’s prowess swinging the bat wasn’t a fluke as the Jags had another impressive day at the plate against Alcorn State on Saturday, Feb. 15 in the Andre Dawson Classic.

  Southern Lady Jags run over UAPB

The Southern women’s basketball team cruised to a victory Saturday against Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

  Southern baseball opens 2020 with big win over UNO

The Southern baseball team opened up the 2020 season with a big win against UNO on Friday, Feb. 14 in the Andre Dawson Classic.

  Jags look for success on the diamond again in 2020 after 2019 championship season

The huge success the Southern Jags saw in 2019 under Kerrick Jackson included a win over LSU and they are looking for big things again in 2020.

Southern Jags lose at Jackson State

The Southern men’s basketball team lost its second SWAC contest in a row when it fell to Jackson State on Monday.

Southern Lady Jags fall to Jackson State

The Southern women’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaker at Jackson State on Monday.

  Southern offensive coordinator takes head coaching job at Benedict College

There is a big change for the Southern University football team, as the offensive coordinator is leaving the Jaguars for a head coaching job.

Southern Jags fall on the road at Grambling

The Southern men’s basketball team jumped out to a nine-point halftime lead on Grambling but the Tigers clawed back and handed the Jags a conference loss on Saturday, Feb. 8.

Southern Lady Jags dominate Grambling on the road

The Southern women’s basketball team dominated Grambling on the road in a blowout win on Saturday, Feb. 8.

  NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Southern Jaguars

The Southern Jaguars added several players for National Signing Day on Feb. 5, 2020.

  MBB: Southern picks up 6th SWAC victory by outlasting Alcorn State

The Southern men’s basketball team picked up its sixth conference win on the season Saturday by outlasting Alcorn State at the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

  WBB: Southern gets off to fast start to roar past Alcorn State

The Southern women’s basketball team jumped out to a big lead early against Alcorn State on its way to a win Saturday evening in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

  Men’s Basketball: Southern dominates Alabama A&M for 5th straight win

The Southern men’s basketball team jumped on Alabama A&M early and dominated the entire game Monday night at the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

  Women’s Basketball: Southern powers past Alabama A&M with strong 4th quarter

The Southern women’s basketball team stayed close against Alabama A&M for most of the game and then surged to the win with a little more than 9:00 left.

  Men’s Basketball: Southern powers past Alabama St. behind great shooting

Southern was down early but built a sizable lead behind some nice shooting before Alabama State mounted a comeback in the second half that fell short.

  Women’s Basketball: Southern dominates Alabama State

The Southern women’s basketball team picked up its fifth conference win with a dominating performance against Alabama State on Saturday.

  NOW AVAILABLE: Southern’s Human Jukebox Band license plates

If you’re looking to improve the appearance of your car and support Southern University, we have some good news.

Southern falls to Texas Southern in SWAC opener

The Southern men’s basketball team began SWAC play on the road at Texas Southern on Saturday.

2019 in men’s athletics

What a year 2019 has been in the world of men’s athletics in south Louisiana.

Women’s athletics in 2019

The year 2019 was a busy year for women’s athletics at LSU and Southern University.

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Southern Jaguars

The Southern Jaguars are getting a new crop of players they hope can help “Protect the Bluff.”

Manns leads Wright St. over Southern 85-62

James Manns scored a career-high 26 points as Wright State easily beat Southern 85-62

Cheese scores 21 to carry Akron past Southern 72-57

Tyler Cheese came off the bench to score 21 points with six rebounds, four assists and two steals and Akron breezed to a 72-57 victory over Southern

  LSU Tiger and Southern Jag fans celebrate busy college football weekend

Tiger fans and Jaguar fans cheered on their college football teams for championship games held Saturday, Dec. 7.

  Southern comes up short against Alcorn in SWAC championship

Despite six turnovers, Southern hung with Alcorn until about 2:00 left in the game but came up short in the SWAC championship.

GAME UPDATES - Southern vs. Alcorn State - SWAC Championship

The Southern Jags will face the Alcorn State Braves in the SWAC championship game one week after defeating the Grambling State Tigers 30-28 in the Bayou Classic in New Orleans to claim the SWAC West title.

  SU fans get excited ahead of SWAC Championship game against Alcorn

Southern is facing Alcorn State in Lorman, Miss. Fans are hopeful the Jags will bring home a win from the SWAC Championship game. However, winning is not only thing on some fans’ minds.

Southern sees 7 players named to SWAC All-Conference team

The Southern Jaguars are the 2019 SWAC West champs and that doesn’t come without great players.

  Coach Odums, players preview SWAC championship against Alcorn State

Southern head coach Dawson Odums met with the media to preview the upcoming SWAC championship game against Alcorn State.

Organizers announce ticket/travel packages to SEC/SWAC championship games

For fans hoping to follow LSU to the SEC championship and Southern to the SWAC championship, you’re in luck because organizers have announced ticket/travel packages.

  Southern player surprised at Bayou Classic by Marine brother he hadn’t seen in 4 years

A Southern University Jaguars offensive lineman was surprised at the Bayou Classic by someone in uniform: his older brother whom he hadn't seen in four years.

  Southern wins thriller over Grambling in Bayou Classic

The 46th Bayou Classic was a battle of the two most consistent teams in the SWAC West for quite a long time now.

Southern clinches SWAC West title, 30-28 over Grambling

Ladarius Skelton passed for two touchdowns and Southern blocked a field goal with 5 seconds left to clinch the Southwest Athletic Conference West Division title with a 30-28 win over Grambling in the Bayou Classic

  Southern holds on to defeat Grambling in 46th annual Bayou Classic

The Southern Jaguars are facing the Grambling State Tigers in the 46th annual Bayou Classic in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

  Southern and Grambling clash in Bayou Classic to crown SWAC West champs

It’s hard to top the tradition of a Bayou Classic weekend in the Crescent City and this could be another true classic that goes down to the wire between Southern and Grambling.

  Fans prepare for Bayou Classic this Saturday

Football fans are hyped for the Bayou Classic as Southern University and Grambling State University face off.

  Thousands in town as Bayou Classic kicks off busy weekend

Some Bayou Classic fans say Hard Rock collapse site does not affect their experience, parade route will change around it.

  Battle of the Bands starts today ahead of Bayou Classic

The annual Battle of the Bands and Greek show will entertain crowds ahead of Saturday's game in New Orleans.