Derrick Ponder passed for 194 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Adrian Salazar kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime as Jackson State rallied past Mississippi Valley State 31-28 on Saturday.
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Jahod Booker had seven catches for 106 yards and a touchdown and Alabama State beat Jackson State 31-16 on Saturday.
- Ex-Gators QB Jones transfers to Jackson State
- Johnson, Joe among class for Black College HOF
- Jackson State selects MSU's Hughes as coach
- Div. II star RB Watson stars in Collegiate Bowl
De'Andre Hogues blocked a 37-yard field goal attempt and Devanir Martin scooped up the football and returned it 70 yards for a touchdown to spark Grambling to its first win, a 44-21 victory over Jackson State on Saturday night.
Jaylen Myers threw for a touchdown and ran for another to help lead Division II-level Kentucky State past Jackson State 33-25 on Saturday.
Josh Littles returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a score, Derrick Ponder threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and Jackson State held off Tennessee State 49-44 on Saturday in a game that featured back-to-back kickoff returns for touchdowns.
Tra Minter ran for two touchdowns as South Alabama beat Jackson State 37-14 on Saturday night.
Akevious Williams passed for a touchdown and ran for another and Bethune-Cookman dominated the second half to beat Jackson State 36-15 on Sunday at Georgia State Stadium in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge.
Quarterback Jalon Jones, who was suspended by Florida as a freshman early enrollee after being accused of sexual battery, has transferred to Jackson State.
Gary "Big Hands" Johnson, Harold Jackson and longtime coach Billy Joe are among the latest inductees into the Black College Football Hall of Fame.
In hiring Tony Hughes, Jackson State could not have found a coach with better knowledge of the Mississippi high school football scene.
Jackson State hired Tony Hughes on Monday to turn around a SWAC program that is coming off back-to-back losing seasons.
Terrell Watson and Channing Fugate had short touchdown runs to help the National team beat the American squad 17-0 in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday.
Mississippi Valley State has hired Rick Comegy to be its next football coach.
Jackson State hired former Tigers player and NFL standout Harold Jackson as its football coach.
Rick Comegy, who led Jackson State to an 8-1 record in the Southwestern Athletic Conference this season, was fired Wednesday, the school announced.
The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced on Wednesday that Grambling will face financial penalties after forfeiting its road game against Jackson State on Oct. 19.
Jackson State says financial losses for the university and the city of Jackson, Miss., "could be in the millions" because of Grambling's decision to forfeit Saturday's football game after its players refused to play.