Jacksonville State–Samford football rivalry

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Jacksonville State–Samford football rivalry
First meeting November 4, 1905
Samford 32, Jacksonville State 0
Latest meeting November 30, 2013
Jacksonville State 55, Samford 14
Statistics
Meetings total 47
All-time series Jacksonville State leads, 23–21–3
Largest victory Jacksonville State, 55–7 (2006)
Longest win streak Samford, 9 (1921–1933) & Jacksonville State, 9 (2000–present)
Longest unbeaten streak Samford, 16 (1905–33)
Current win streak Jacksonville State, 9 (2000–present)
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 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 series 23–21–3.

Game results[edit]

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

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.