Don’t pit Zerrick and Zion against each other

By Chris Allen Brown/Associate Editor Scroll through the Twitter feed. Rewind those highlight tapes. Talk to them after practice. You’ll see the praise. You’ll see that Zerrick Cooper and Zion Webb are good at a lot of things. Cooper was in Death Valley last Saturday for Clemson’s Spring Game and was honored alongside the seniors … Continue reading Don’t pit Zerrick and Zion against each other

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Leadership helps guide JSU student-athletes to give back

By Chris Allen Brown/Associate Editor Don’t be alarmed if you see a 7-foot male wielding a chainsaw around Jacksonville, it’s just Norbertas Giga. If you spend more time looking around, you might even see several Jacksonville State volleyball players attempting to roll a fallen tree trunk to a more convenient spot. Before asking why you … Continue reading Leadership helps guide JSU student-athletes to give back

Football takes home ‘solid’ recruiting class

  Daniel Mayes, Sports Editor The first Wednesday of February marks national signing day, when high school football recruits are able to officially sign with universities to continue their academic and athletic careers. Although an early signing period was added for December this season, the Gamecocks did their recruiting damage on Wednesday. “We feel really, … Continue reading Football takes home ‘solid’ recruiting class

Making champions: the legacy of Coach John Grass

Daniel Mayes, Staff Writer Coach John Grass was hired as the offensive coordinator at Jacksonville State University’s football program for the 2013 season. A head coach veteran of various Alabama high schools, Grass made his first foray into the college ranks at his alma mater when new head coach Bill Clark was brought in after … Continue reading Making champions: the legacy of Coach John Grass

JSU Football season ends in second round of FCS Playoffs

In the second round of the FCS Playoffs, the Jacksonville State Gamecocks lost 37-26 to the Sam Houston Bearkats. The Gamecocks season ends with an overall 10-2 record. In the loss, JSU had more rushing and passing yards than Sam Houston. The Gamecocks ran for 260 yards, while Sam Houston ran for 241. Sam Houston … Continue reading JSU Football season ends in second round of FCS Playoffs

JSU Football gets eighth-straight win with 20-6 victory over EKU

The No. 4 Jacksonville State Gamecocks defeated the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 20-6 in an Ohio Valley Conference matchup. The Gamecocks have now extended their win streak to eight and have and overall record of 8-1. The Colonels are now 8-2 overall. It was a hard fought win for the Gamecocks as their defense held strong … Continue reading JSU Football gets eighth-straight win with 20-6 victory over EKU