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  • Albany

    6

    Springfield

    28

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  • Amite

    20

    Southern Lab

    16

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  • Ascension Catholic

    23

    Christian Life

    12

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  • Ascension Christian

    39

    Ridgewood

    21

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  • Ascension Episcopal

    6

    Opelousas Catholic

    43

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  • Belaire

    6

    Broadmoor

    49

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  • Belle Chasse

    54

    Brusly

    42

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  • Catholic - B.R.

    35

    Denham Springs

    13

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  • Catholic - P.C.

    59

    East Iberville

    0

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  • Central -B.R

    6

    Jesuit

    35

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  • Dutchtown

    10

    Destrehan

    20

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  • East Ascension

    42

    St. Charles

    35

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  • East Feliciana

    8

    Zachary

    49

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  • False River

    6

    Houma Christian

    33

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  • Glen Oaks

    6

    Scotlandville

    47

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  • H.L. Bourgeois

    12

    St. Amant

    55

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  • J.S. Clark

    21

    St. Thomas Aquinas

    47

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  • Jeanerette

    22

    Capitol

    33

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  • KIPP Renaissance

    20

    Parkview Baptist

    45

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  • Loranger

    21

    Kentwood

    24

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  • Madison Prep

    40

    Redemptorist

    20

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  • Marksville

    36

    Independence

    0

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  • Mentorship Academy

    0

    Baker

    46

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  • Metairie Park Country Day

    10

    Episcopal

    20

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  • Northeast

    8

    Tara

    6

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  • Opelousas

    0

    McKinley

    42

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  • Pine

    20

    Bogalusa

    28

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  • Pineville

    29

    Walker

    26

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  • Plaquemine

    35

    Woodlawn - B.R.

    21

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  • Port Allen

    22

    Livonia

    46

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  • Riverside Academy

    44

    West St. John

    21

    AT
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  • St. John

    22

    Dunham

    34

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  • St. Martin, MS

    50

    St. Helena College & Career Academy

    6

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  • St. Michael Archangel

    19

    Live Oak

    10

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  • University Lab

    27

    LaGrange

    26

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  • Vandebilt Catholic

    17

    St. James

    36

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  • Vernado

    0

    Jewel Sumner

    34

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  • West Feliciana

    28

    St. Louis

    21

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  • West Jefferson

    28

    Lutcher

    42

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  • White Castle

    12

    Donaldsonville

    35

    AT
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Southern names Dawson Odums as head football coach

Southern names Dawson Odums as head football coach
Southern
Friday, December 14, 2012 - 8:27pm

In the history of Southern University football, only two coaches own the distinction of having defeated Grambling State, Jackson State, and Florida A&M in their first season running the program; Pete Richardson (1993) and the Jaguars' future head coach Dawson Odums (2012).

On Friday, Southern athletics director Dr. William Broussard recommended Odums, who led Southern to a 4-5 record after being named interim in September, at an afternoon Southern University System Board of Supervisors meeting in the J.S. Clark Administration building on the Baton Rouge campus.

"(Dawson) Odums proved to be a capable leader through adverse times during the 2012 season, and accomplished much with little," Broussard said. "He led with purpose and vision, valued high character and discipline among his players and staff, and put our team in position to win in the fourth quarter in eight of the nine contests in which he served as head coach."

Only four coaches - A.W. Mumford, Robert Smith, Richardson and Odums - own the distinction of having defeated Southern's three primary rivals in the same season.

During his 9-game tenure, Odums is largely credited with the Jaguars' success, placing an emphasis on player discipline and accountability which translated into wins on the football field. He also stressed the importance of academics and community involvement as a cornerstone for developing quality student-athletes both on-and-off the field.

Odums' previous title of defensive coordinator changed to interim head coach two games into Southern's 2012 season. The North Carolina native and N.C. Central graduate proceeded to lead the Jaguars to wins over Jackson State and against Florida A&M after an 0-2 start, claiming the programs first consecutive win streak since 2009.

Odums arrived at Southern in 2011 as the defensive line coach after a 3-year stint at N.C. A&T where he served as the Aggies' co-defensive coordinator in 2010 and defensive line coach in 2009.

Before going to N.C. A&T, Odums spent four seasons at Division II Clark Atlanta. From 2002 to 2003, he served as the Panthers' assistant head coach, the defensive coordinator and the recruiting coordinator. In 2004, he earned his first opportunity to head a collegiate program when he took over as Clark Atlanta's interim head football coach.

Following his coaching stint at Clark, Odums became an assistant at the Aggies' Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference rival, Bethune-Cookman University where he coached the Wildcats' defensive line from 2005-2007.

Odums has also been an assistant at Georgia Southern and Gardner-Webb.

He spent two seasons at Georgia Southern where he coached linebackers in 2000 and in 2001 coached the Eagles defensive ends. The 2000 season was a special year for Odums as he assisted the Eagles to the Division I-AA (now Football Championship Subdivision) National Championship.

Odums continues to improve his coaching philosophy and techniques by attending various professional development based coaching camps and conferences. He was recently selected to participate in the 2011 NCAA Expert Coaches Academy in Orlando, Fla. In 2010, he was one of only 25 coaches selected from thousands of applicants to participate in the NCAA Coaches Academy in Indianapolis. The Academy is designed to train minorities for head coaching positions.

"Coach Odums' tutelage under great coaches as a player and assistant, coupled with his advanced study and training via the Coaches Academies showed in the interview," Broussard said. "His responses to questions from faculty, staff, and other coaches reflected clear vision, excellent articulation, and a commitment to academic, civic, and athletic excellence."

A native of Shelby, N.C., Odums began his coaching career returning to his high school alma mater, Crest High School. Odums turned in a stellar playing career for the Eagles of North Carolina Central University in Durham as a three-year starter and an All-CIAA selection his senior year, where he also served as a team captain. Following his playing career, he earned a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Physical Education in 1997.

 

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