The Southern Jaguars started the season off on a bad note Saturday when they dropped their opener 66-21 to New Mexico. Head coach Stump Mitchell watched on the sidelines as his team fell behind 35-0 in the first half.
Football Fan Fest begins a 3:00 p.m. and precedes the Jaguars final preseason scrimmage scheduled for 6:00 p.m., one week before the Sept. 1 season opener at Football Bowl Subdivision member New Mexico.
97.7 FM Downtown Radio announced today that it will broadcast Southern University sports, beginning September 1, 2012. The debut broadcast will begin with Southern University’s first football game of the 2012 season.
Southern University athletics is launching its #StandUnited social media campaign for the 2012 season which includes incentives to persuade social media fans to become more involved through Twitter and Facebook.
The Southern football team will be without 4.63 scholarships this coming season.
The Jags posted a 909 academic progress rate or APR score. The team failed to satisfy the conditions of an approved waiver from last academic year.