The Bayou Classic Announces 2012 Schedule of Events

The Bayou Classic announced their official schedule of events today for the upcoming series of events beginning November 22.

Odums, Jags hope to make most of transition

There’s a new boss on the bluff.

Dawson Odums named interim head coach at Southern

Defensive coordinator Dawson Odums was named interim head coach Friday after athletic director William Broussard announced Stump Mitchell was no longer leading the charge. The Jaguars are 0-2 on the season and 0-1 in SWAC play.

UPDATE: SU's Mitchell released from position

UPDATE: Southern University has released head football coach Stump Mitchell. NBC33's Matt Boudreaux is tracking this story, and found out SU officials say they'll 'reassign' Mitchell to other duties at the university.

Southern die-hard fans form 'A Nation of Dominance'

One group of Jaguar fans known as “A Nation of Dominance" hope to be celebrating a big win Friday when they hold their fish fry fundraiser in the shadows of the stadium.

SU to host 'EBR High School Show Your Colors'

Southern University is dubbing its Thursday night home opener against Mississippi Valley State as "EBR High School Show Your Colors!" sponsored by the SU EBR and Home Alumni Chapters.

Southern falls to New Mexico, 66-12

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. 

Kickers battle for starting job at Southern

Place kicking was a major area of concern a year ago for the Southern football team. The kickers made just fifty percent of their field goal attempts and missed out on seven extra points.

Douglas, Joseph battle for quarterback spot at Southern

Two men enter. Only one will emerge as the starting quarterback at Southern Univeristy. J.P. Douglas and Dray Joseph have less than a month to prove they are the right man for the job.

Bayou Classic launches new fan-focused website

The Bayou Classic team unveiled a new website today in anticipation of this year’s series of events starting Thursday, November 22, 2012.

Football set for third fall camp under Mitchell

Southern head coach Stump Mitchell will open his third fall camp Wednesday, Aug. 1 in preparation for the 2012 season.

SU to host Coca-Cola Football Fan Fest Aug. 25

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.

Southern's Johnson relects on '08 Olympics, eyes return

Southern University's track and field coach Brian Johnson has a much different view of the Summer Olympics this time around after competing in Bejing in 2008.

State Farm to drop as Bayou Classic sponsor

This year's 39th Annual Bayou Classic between Southern and Grambling will be the last one sponsored by State Farm.

97.7 FM Downtown Radio to broadcast Southern University Sports

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.