Battle of the birds: JSU hosts Kennesaw State in the FCS second round action

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor If Jacksonville State’s football team had to choose what they liked best about their No. 3 seed in the playoff, most of the guys would say it is the respect they got from the Championship Committee. Then, they would probably say the bye week. After having two early bye weeks at the … Continue reading Battle of the birds: JSU hosts Kennesaw State in the FCS second round action

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Gamecocks hold off UT Martin for fourth consecutive OVC title

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor  No 2 Jacksonville State claimed their fourth-straight Ohio Valley Conference championship Saturday, squeaking by UT Martin 14-7. The Gamecocks also extended their OVC-win streak to 31, and picked up the OVC’s automatic FCS playoff birth. "I'm proud of this team for getting us right where we want to be at the end … Continue reading Gamecocks hold off UT Martin for fourth consecutive OVC title

Gamecocks winning despite slow starts

Daniel Mayes, Chanty Sports Reporter In both of Jacksonville State football’s last two games, the team has struggled to a sluggish start. It took the Gamecocks until their third drive in Saturday’s 23-7 homecoming win against Southeast Missouri State to put up their first points, a 65-yard catch-and-run from Kendrick Doss to Trae Barry, and … Continue reading Gamecocks winning despite slow starts

Gamecock Football breaks OVC record with win over EKU

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor Jacksonville State accomplished something no other Ohio Valley Conference team has been able to accomplish: win 27 consecutive conference games. The 41-25 win came over Eastern Kentucky, who held the previous record of 26 straight from 1992 to 1995, in front of 18,045 fans at Burgess-Snow Field. “I think this is a … Continue reading Gamecock Football breaks OVC record with win over EKU

JSU downs Governors to tie OVC record

  Daniel Mayes, Chanticleer Sports Reporter Jacksonville State took down Austin Peay 34-14 Saturday in Clarksville, Tennessee to tie the record for consecutive Ohio Valley Conference wins at 26. JSU tied the record previously held by Eastern Kentucky, whose streak ended in 1995, by shutting down a much improved Austin Peay Governors squad, who came … Continue reading JSU downs Governors to tie OVC record

Gamecocks overcome turnovers to down Golden Eagles

Daniel Mayes, Chanticleer Sports Reporter After an up and down first half from the Gamecock offense, Jacksonville State recovered in the second to put away Tennessee Tech 34-7 for their 25th consecutive Ohio Valley Conference win on Saturday. A career night from junior receiver Demontez Terry and an excellent game from quarterback Kendrick Doss in … Continue reading Gamecocks overcome turnovers to down Golden Eagles

JSU finds success with two-quarterback system

Daniel Mayes, Chanticleer Sports Reporter A quarterback controversy can often cause tension and even tear apart a football team, but for Jacksonville State, having multiple quarterbacks that can play is not a problem but a weapon. In Saturday’s 31-10 victory over Liberty, the Gamecocks alternated quarterbacks, with usual starter Bryant Horn playing the first two … Continue reading JSU finds success with two-quarterback system