“That’s changing the game. And not just for Jackson State,” he said. “Every time we play on television and people want to see us, what does that do? That allows other teams, opposing coaches, everyone to be seen and heard. And get the notoriety that we all desire.”Deion Sanders
During SWAC Media Day earlier this year, Dr. Charles McClleland revealed that he was pushing for the schools in his conference to get more prominent placement on the sports and entertainment network.
“We understand our value and we understand our worth. We’re going to start to demand that our value and our worth be respected and entities understand that,” he said. “I think we are a big enough conference with enough name-brands now to start setting some of our own terms… We don’t have to necessarily acquiesce to some of the terms that have been laid out for us in previous times.”Dr. Charles McClleland
Southern passed for just 202 yards as a team, but threw four touchdown passes. Two came from Skelton, who completed 11 of 18 pass attempts for 174 yards. Lampley threw just two passes, both of which went for touchdowns.
Eight Jaguars caught passes overall, led by Ethan Howard. Howard caught two passes, both of them touchdowns from Skelton. The first was a 38-yarder early in the first quarter to help the Jags jump out to a 7-0 lead. The second was an 18-yarder that helped put SU up by three touchdowns.
Running back Jarod Sims was a shining star for Southern as well, running for two touchdowns and catching another from Lampley.
Southern University improved to 2-1 on the season.