2013 Southern Jaguars football team

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2013 Southern Jaguars football
Southern Jaguars SU script logo.gif
SWAC Champions
SWAC West Division Champions
Conference Southwestern Athletic Conference West Division
2013 record 9–4 (7–2 SWAC)
Head coach Dawson Odums (1st year)
Co-offensive coordinator Chennis Berry (1st year)
Co-offensive coordinator Chad Germany (2nd year)
Home stadium Ace W. Mumford Stadium
(Capacity: 28,500)
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 SWAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Jackson State xy   8 1         8 4  
Alcorn State   7 2         9 3  
Alabama State*   7 2         8 4  
Alabama A&M   4 5         4 8  
Mississippi Valley State*   2 7         2 9  
West
Southern xy   7 2         9 4  
Prairie View A&M   5 4         6 6  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   2 7         2 9  
Texas Southern*   2 7         2 9  
Grambling State   1 8         1 11  
Championship: December 7, 2013
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • Texas Southern was 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)
  • Alabama State and Mississippi Valley State were ineligible for the SWAC Championship due to Academic Progress Rate sanctions, pending appeal
    Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

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 Odums, who was made the new head coach he served serving as interim head coach for the final nine games of the previous season.[1] 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.[2]

Media[edit]

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.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:30 PM at Houston* Reliant StadiumHouston, TX ESPN3 L 13–62   26,205
September 7 6:00 PM at Northwestern State* Harry Turpin StadiumNatchitoches, LA L 14–55   14,873
September 14 6:00 PM Prairie View A&M Ace W. Mumford StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Boombox Classic) CST^ W 62–59 2OT  14,586
September 21 1:00 PM at Mississippi Valley State Rice–Totten FieldItta 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 StadiumPine Bluff, AR W 29–21   11,059
October 26 5:30 PM Alcorn Statedagger 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 StadiumMontgomery, 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 SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (XL State Farm Bayou Classic) NBC W 40–17   47,385
December 7 1:00 PM vs. Jackson State Reliant StadiumHouston, TX (SWAC Championship Game) ESPNU W 34–27 2OT  38,985
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

[3]

^Games will air on a tape delayed basis

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dawson Odoms is the New Head Coach at Southern". WAFB (Baton Rouge, LA). December 14, 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Southern defeats Jackson St, 34–27 in 2 OT". ESPN.com. Associated Press. December 7, 2013. Retrieved December 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ Iles, Trey (January 15, 2013). "Southern University Football Will Begin 2013 Season at Houston". The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). Retrieved January 15, 2013.