2013 Southern Jaguars football team
|2013 Southern Jaguars football|
SWAC West Division Champions
|Conference||Southwestern Athletic Conference West Division|
|2013 record||9–4 (7–2 SWAC)|
|Head coach||Dawson Odoms (1st year)|
|Co-offensive coordinator||Chennis Berry (1st year)|
|Co-offensive coordinator||Chad Germany (2nd year)|
|Home stadium||Ace W. Mumford Stadium
|2013 SWAC football standings|
|Jackson State xy||8||–||1||8||–||4|
|Mississippi Valley State*||2||–||7||2||–||9|
|Prairie View A&M||5||–||4||6||–||6|
|Championship: December 7, 2013|
|† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
The 2013 Southern Jaguars football team represented Southern University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Jaguars were led by first year head coach Dawson Odoms, who was made the new head coach he served serving as interim head coach for the final nine games of the previous season. The Jaguars played their home games at Ace W. Mumford Stadium and were a member of the West Division of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). The Jaguars finished the season with a 9–4 record, as West Division Champions and with a victory over Jackson State in the SWAC Championship Game.
All Southern Jaguars football games were broadcast on KQXL-FM 106.5 with Chris Powers (play-by-play), Gerald Kimble (analyst), and Eric Randall (sideline) calling the Jaguar Action. All home games will also been televised tape delayed by Cox Sports, usually on Sunday nights.
|August 30||7:30 PM||at Houston*||Reliant Stadium • Houston, TX||ESPN3||L 13–62||26,205|
|September 7||6:00 PM||at Northwestern State*||Harry Turpin Stadium • Natchitoches, LA||L 14–55||14,873|
|September 14||6:00 PM||Prairie View A&M||Ace W. Mumford Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Boombox Classic)||CST^||W 62–59 2OT||14,586|
|September 21||1:00 PM||at Mississippi Valley State||Rice–Totten Field • Itta Bena, MS||W 17–7||3,986|
|September 28||6:00 PM||Jackson State||Ace W. Mumford Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Boombox Classic)||CST^||L 14–19||30,816|
|October 12||6:00 PM||Alabama A&M||Ace W. Mumford Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA||CST^||W 20–17 OT||15,815|
|October 19||2:30 PM||at Arkansas–Pine Bluff||Golden Lion Stadium • Pine Bluff, AR||W 29–21||11,059|
|October 26||5:30 PM||Alcorn State||Ace W. Mumford Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA||CST^||L 38–44 OT||27,102|
|November 1||8:00 PM||at Texas Southern||BBVA Compass Stadium • Houston, TX||CSNH^||W 31–24||6,406|
|November 9||6:00 PM||at Alabama State||The New ASU Stadium • Montgomery, AL||W 31–28||15,143|
|November 16||6:00 PM||Clark Atlanta*||Ace W. Mumford Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA||CST^||W 53–0||12,217|
|November 30||1:30 PM||vs. Grambling State||Mercedes-Benz Superdome • New Orleans, LA (XL State Farm Bayou Classic)||NBC||W 40–17||47,385|
|December 7||1:00 PM||vs. Jackson State||Reliant Stadium • Houston, TX (SWAC Championship Game)||ESPNU||W 34–27 2OT||38,985|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.|
^Games will air on a tape delayed basis
- "Dawson Odoms is the New Head Coach at Southern". WAFB (Baton Rouge, LA). December 14, 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
- "Southern defeats Jackson St, 34–27 in 2 OT". ESPN.com. Associated Press. December 7, 2013. Retrieved December 8, 2013.
- Iles, Trey (January 15, 2013). "Southern University Football Will Begin 2013 Season at Houston". The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). Retrieved January 15, 2013.