2012 Jackson State Tigers football team

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2012 Jackson State Tigers football
Jackson State Block Wordmark.jpg
SWAC East Division Champions
Conference Southwestern Athletic Conference East Division
2012 record 7–5 (7–2 SWAC)
Head coach Rick Comegy (7th year)
Home stadium Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 SWAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Jackson State xy   7 2         7 5  
Alabama State   7 2         7 4  
Alabama A&M   6 3         7 4  
Mississippi Valley State   5 4         5 6  
Alcorn State   4 5         4 7  
West
Arkansas–Pine Bluff xy   8 1         10 2  
Prairie View A&M   3 6         3 8  
Southern   3 6         4 7  
Texas Southern*   2 7         2 9  
Grambling State   0 9         1 10  
Championship: December 8, 2012
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • Texas Southern ineligible for the SWAC Championship due to failing to fulfill NCAA graduation rate requirement (2012), repeated infractions, and lying to NCAA about self-imposed restrictions (2013 & 2014)
    As of November 4, 2012; Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Jackson State Tigers football team represented Jackson State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Tigers were led by seventh year head coach Rick Comegy and played their home games at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. They were a member of the East Division Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). They finished with an overall record of seven wins and five losses (7–5, 7–2 SWAC) and lost to Arkansas–Pine Bluff in the SWAC Championship Game.[1]

Media[edit]

Jackson State games were broadcast on 95.5 Hallelujah FM. All Jackson State games were also streamed online via Yahoo.

Schedule[edit]

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:00 PM at Mississippi State* Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, MS Fox Sports South L 9–56   55,082
September 8 6:00 PM vs. Tennessee State* Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Southern Heritage Classic) Fox Sports South L 12–38   42,257
September 15 7:30 PM at Texas Southern BBVA Compass StadiumHouston, TX W 45–35   14,623
September 22 4:00 PM Southern Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS (Boombox Classic) L 21–28   20,713
September 29 4:00 PM Prairie View A&M Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium • Jackson, MS SWAC TV W 34–13   6,566
October 6 6:00 PM at Arkansas–Pine Bluff Golden Lion StadiumPine Bluff, AR SWAC TV L 24–34   6,953
October 13 7:00 PM at Alabama State Cramton BowlMontgomery, AL W 37–34   10,154
October 20 3:00 PM Mississippi Valley Statedagger Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium • Jackson, MS SWAC TV W 14–7 2OT  10,000
November 3 2:00 PM at Grambling State Eddie Robinson StadiumGrambling, LA W 53–17   7,000
November 10 4:00 PM Alabama A&M Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium • Jackson, MS W 35–21   8,445
November 17 1:00 PM Alcorn State Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium • Jackson, MS (Capital City Classic) W 37–11   30,000
December 8 12:00 PM vs. Arkansas–Pine Bluff Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (SWAC Championship Game) L 21–24 OT  32,480
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time. All dates, times, and TV are tentative and subject to change. All dates, times, and TV are tentative and subject to change.

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