Jacksonville State–Samford football rivalry

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Jacksonville State–Samford football rivalry
Jacksonville State JSU Wordmark.jpg Samford Bulldogs Wordmark.gif
Jacksonville State Gamecocks Samford Bulldogs

Sport(s) Football
Total meetings 47
Series record Jacksonville State leads, 23–21–3
First meeting November 4, 1905
Samford 32, Jacksonville State 0
Last meeting November 30, 2013
Jacksonville State 55, Samford 14
Next meeting
Largest win Jacksonville State, 55–7 (2006)
Longest win streak Samford, 9 (1921–1933) & Jacksonville State, 9 (2000–present)
Longest unbeaten streak Samford, 16 (1905–1933)
Current win streak Jacksonville State, 9 (2000–present)
Trophy None
Jacksonville State–Samford football rivalry is located in Alabama
Jacksonville State
Jacksonville State
Samford University
Samford University
Locations in Alabama

The Jacksonville State–Samford football rivalry is an American college football rivalry between the Jacksonville State Gamecocks and the Samford Bulldogs.[1][2][3][4][5] The two schools are located 80 miles apart from each other in eastern Alabama.[6][7][8][9] The two teams first met on the football field in 1905, and have met 47 times since then. Jacksonville State currently leads the all time series 23–21–3.

Game results[edit]

Jacksonville State victories
Samford victories
Tie games
# Date Location Winner Score Series
JSU SU
1 November 4, 1905 Anniston, AL Samford 0 32 SU 1–0
2 November 14, 1908 Anniston, AL Samford 0 21 SU 2–0
3 October 15, 1909 Birmingham, AL Samford 0 33 SU 3–0
4 September 28, 1912 Birmingham, AL Samford 0 8 SU 4–0
5 October 10, 1913 Birmingham, AL Tied 0 0 SU 4–0–1
6 November 17, 1916 Birmingham, AL Samford 0 27 SU 5–0–1
7 1918  ? Tied 0 0 SU 5–0–2
8 October 14, 1921 Birmingham, AL Samford 7 39 SU 6–0–2
9 September 23, 1922 Birmingham, AL Samford 0 12 SU 7–0–2
10 November 10, 1923 Anniston, AL Samford 0 27 SU 8–0–2
11 October 4, 1924 Birmingham, AL Samford 0 35 SU 9–0–2
12 October 16, 1925 Jacksonville, AL Samford 0 13 SU 10–0–2
13 October 15, 1926 Anniston, AL Samford 0 13 SU 11–0–2
14 October 14, 1927 Birmingham, AL Samford 0 43 SU 12–0–2
15 October 3, 1930 Anniston, AL Samford 0 20 SU 13–0–2
16 September 22, 1933 Birmingham, AL Samford 0 31 SU 14–0–2
17 November 18, 1948 Jacksonville, AL Jacksonville State 14 0 SU 14–1–2
18 November 22, 1950 Birmingham, AL Jacksonville State 28 7 SU 14–2–2
19 November 21, 1951 Jacksonville, AL Tied 19 19 SU 14–2–3
20 November 22, 1952 Trussville, AL Jacksonville State 14 0 SU 14–3–3
21 November 21, 1953 Anniston, AL Jacksonville State 26 13 SU 14–4–3
22 November 20, 1954 Birmingham, AL Jacksonville State 32 0 SU 14–5–3
23 November 19, 1955 Talladega, AL Jacksonville State 67 24 SU 14–6–3
24 September 25, 1965 Jacksonville, AL Jacksonville State 23 3 SU 14–7–3
25 September 24, 1966 Birmingham, AL Samford 14 28 SU 15–7–3
26 September 23, 1967 Jacksonville, AL Samford 13 20 SU 16–7–3
27 September 21, 1968 Birmingham, AL Samford 14 20 SU 17–7–3
28 September 20, 1969 Jacksonville, AL Jacksonville State 20 10 SU 17–8–3
29 September 19, 1970 Birmingham, AL Jacksonville State 34 9 SU 17–9–3
30 October 23, 1971 Jacksonville, AL Samford 21 31 SU 18–9–3
31 November 4, 1972 Anniston, AL Jacksonville State 27 6 SU 18–10–3
32 September 3, 1988 Jacksonville, AL Jacksonville State 34 6 SU 18–11–3
33 September 2, 1989 Birmingham, AL Jacksonville State 19 9 SU 18–12–3
34 October 14, 1995 Birmingham, AL Jacksonville State 35 14 SU 18–13–3
35 October 19, 1996 Jacksonville, AL Samford 17 27 SU 19–13–3
36 November 1, 1997 Birmingham, AL Samford 14 17 SU 20–13–3
37 October 17, 1998 Jacksonville, AL Jacksonville State 21 0 SU 20–14–3
38 October 2, 1999 Birmingham, AL Samford 18 34 SU 21–14–3
39 September 21, 2000 Jacksonville, AL Jacksonville State 36 16 SU 21–15–3
40 October 6, 2001 Huntsville, TX Jacksonville State 39 7 SU 21–16–3
41 October 5, 2002 Jacksonville, AL Jacksonville State 37 23 SU 21–17–3
42 November 8, 2003 Birmingham, AL Jacksonville State 49 32 SU 21–18–3
43 November 6, 2004 Jacksonville, AL Jacksonville State 51 18 SU 21–19–3
44 November 12, 2005 Birmingham, AL Jacksonville State 26 20 SU 21–20–3
45 November 11, 2006 Jacksonville, AL Jacksonville State 55 7 Tied 21–21–3
46 November 3, 2007 Birmingham, AL Jacksonville State 24 12 JSU 22–21–3
47 November 30, 2013 Jacksonville, AL Jacksonville StateA 55 14 JSU 23–21–3
Totals 903 800 JSU 23–21–3

A 2013 FCS 1st Round Playoff Game
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jax State, Samford renew friendly rivalry". The Gadsden Times. October 2, 2001. Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  2. ^ "JSU will host Samford in first round of FCS playoffs". WBMA-LD. November 25, 2013. Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  3. ^ "Gamecocks Smash Old Rival Samford To Advance In FCS Playoffs". jsugamecocksports.com. November 30, 2013. Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  4. ^ "Jacksonville State runs Samford out FCS playoffs in 55-14 win". al.com. November 30, 2013. Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  5. ^ "Football team makes longest playoff run in its Division I history". Jacksonville State University. January 15, 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  6. ^ "Football rivalry reignites after 10-year hiatus". Associated Press. September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  7. ^ "Tennessee State advances to face EIU". jg-tc.com. December 1, 2013. Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  8. ^ "FCS Preview: Samford at Jacksonville State". ovcball.net. November 29, 2013. 
  9. ^ "JSU’s new coach talks football; John Grass invites Kiwanians to J-Day game". The Anniston Star. April 8, 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  10. ^ "Jacksonville State vs Samford (AL)". cfbdatawarehouse.com. Retrieved 2014-05-01.