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

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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

Jenkins leads the Gamecocks to conference opener win

     The No. 8 ranked Jacksonville State Gamecocks (3-1, 1-0 OVC) won 52-28 in their OVC conference opener at Murray State (1-3, 0-1 OVC) on Sept. 27th. The Gamecocks win avenges last year’s heartbreaking 35-34 overtime loss at home. In a press conference before the Murray State game, head coach John Grass remarked: “I think … Continue reading Jenkins leads the Gamecocks to conference opener win