2016 Southern Jaguars football team

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2016 Southern Jaguars football
Southern Jaguars wordmark.png
ConferenceSouthwestern Athletic Conference
DivisionWest Division
2016 record8–3 (8–1 SWAC)
Head coachDawson Odums (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorChennis Berry (4th season)
Defensive coordinatorTrei Oliver (1st season)
Home stadiumAce W. Mumford Stadium
(Capacity: 28,500)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 SWAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Alcorn State xy   5 4         5 6  
Alabama A&M   4 5         4 7  
Alabama State   3 6         4 7  
Jackson State   3 6         3 8  
Mississippi Valley State   1 8         1 10  
West
#16 Grambling State xy$   9 0         12 1  
Southern*   8 1         8 3  
Prairie View A&M   7 2         7 4  
Texas Southern   4 5         4 7  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   1 8         1 10  
Championship: Grambling State 27, Alcorn State 20
December 3, 2016
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • *Southern ineligible for postseason due to APR violations
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2016 Southern Jaguars football team represented Southern University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Jaguars were led by fourth-year head coach Dawson Odums. 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). They finished the season 8–3, 8–1 in SWAC play to finish in second place in the West Division.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:00 PMat Louisiana–Monroe*ESPN3L 21–3824,718
September 107:00 PMat Tulane*ESPN3L 21–6627,179
September 176:00 PMAlabama StateCSTW 64–614,199
September 246:00 PMat Alabama A&MW 59–314,364
October 156:00 PMat Jackson StateW 28–2433,210
October 224:00 PMArkansas–Pine Bluffdagger
  • Ace W. Mumford Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
CSTW 49–1723,156
October 292:00 PMat Alcorn StateW 41–3318,717
November 54:00 PMTexas Southern
  • Ace W. Mumford Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
CSTW 26–107,259
November 121:00 PMat Prairie View A&MSWACDNW 44–3412,603
November 194:00 PMMississippi Valley State
  • Ace W. Mumford Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 55–010,097
November 264:00 PMvs. No. 16 Grambling StateNBCSNL 30–5267,845

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