Tag: Football

JSU football set to play Florida State in 2021

Josie Howell, Sports Editor

The Jacksonville State University football program recently announced that they will travel to Tallahassee, Florida to play the Florida State University Seminoles in their 2021 season. The football program also recently signed 14 players on National Signing Day including local players Ron Wiggins, Yessman Green, Jaylen Swain and Will O’Steen, all of which will most likely have a chance to see action in the much-anticipated game.

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Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV

Josie HowellSports Editor

The Kansas City Chiefs made a historic comeback in Super Bowl LIV against the San Francisco 49ers that ended in a final score of 31-20. This was the Chiefs first super bowl win in 50 years. This was the second-longest drought in NFL history. And while Kansas City walked away with the victory, the Chiefs did not seal the win until less than three minutes remained on the game clock.

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OPINION: Super Bowl LIV ‘one of the worst choke-jobs in sports history’

Garrett SandersCorrespondent

Last Sunday in Miami, Florida, we witnessed one of the worst choke-jobs in sports history. Super Bowl LIV featured the two hottest teams in the National Football League, but what we saw on Sunday with the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs was that no matter how aggressive one coach has shown to be, there is always a moment where they can crumble and fold.

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A Gamecock and a Volunteer fan

Garrett Sanders, Correspondent

Knoxville has always had a special place in my heart. I have always considered it to be my home away from home. The memories that I have cherished representing the colors of orange and white in the Volunteer state will remain a part of who I am today. However, on Saturday, December 21, 2019, I managed to do the unthinkable.

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Hot Take: Where is the JSU football program headed?

Garrett Sanders, Correspondent

Coming into the 2019 FCS College Football season, the Jacksonville State Gamecocks had very high expectations for the year. The Gamecocks were ranked in the Top 10 in the AP Preseason FCS Poll and were heavy favorites to win the OVC. With 15 combined returning starters on both sides of the ball, the potential was limitless for JSU.

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