Children’s book brings Bayou Classic tradition into every home

  ‘Twas the Night Before Bayou Classic is a beautifully illustrated children’s book that will resonate with Bayou Classic revelers will be released for limited distribution just in time for this year’s game.   Lafayette author, educator, and school librarian, Andrea A. Brew is a second generation graduate of Southern  University, where her parents met. Inspired … Continue reading

Fans stirred up for first undefeated match up of Jaguars, Tigers

“When you look at the history of the Bayou Classic itself, there have been scenarios where the game would decide who goes to the SWAC Championship game or, before the SWAC Championship game existed, there were situations where the Bayou Classic might have determined who wins the SWAC period; but never has there been a situation where both teams were undefeated with those stakes on the line,” said Christopher Jones, associate athletics director of media relations at Southern University.

Southern opens 2016 football season at ULM

Southern University football will open the first two weeks of the 2016 schedule on the road against in-state opponents ULM and Tulane before beginning the final year of the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s nine-game mandate on Sept. 17. The Jaguars travel to Monroe to face ULM on Sept. 3 in the first-ever meeting between the two … Continue reading

Dancing for her life: Roxi Victorian’s D.C. flair hits Baton Rouge stage

In the world of dance, style, form, and delivery are as multifaceted and unique as the individual performers.  From salsa to waltz, jazz to classical ballet, and tribal dance to Hip Hop, the art of dance reflects the vibrant culture in which people can express themselves. Standing at a sultry five-foot-seven, with glowing brown skin, … Continue reading

JAGS Set for New Scoreboard

Daktronics of Brookings, South Dakota, has partnered with Southern University and A&M College and the Southern University System Foundation to install a new LED video display at A. W. Mumford Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for Jaguars football games. The October slated installation will feature the latest in LED technology. “We’re thrilled about this partnership opportunity … Continue reading

What did SU’s senior players say before the Bayou Classic?

Seniors will leave SU with a winning season
 Senior night for the Southern University football team was truly a milestone. The Southern University Jaguars demolished the Clark Atlanta Panthers 53-zero,  Saturday, November 16 at home in A.W. Mumford stadium. The game marked the last time the football seniors will play in A.W. Mumford stadium, and … Continue reading

Tips offered for a safe Bayou Classic experience

Louisiana highway safety officials are reminding thousands of fans driving to New Orleans for the 40th Annual Bayou Classic football game and the Battle of the Bands that Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the most risky periods for traveling on the state’s roads.  The Bayou Classic game between Southern University and Grambling State University, both historically black universities, is played on the Saturday following Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

Top players to watch as SU Jags gear up for homecoming

Saturday, October 26, 2013, will set a milestone for Dawson Odums as his first homecoming as the Jaguars’ head coach and last homecoming for two of the teams top players. This homecoming will be the last time seniors, quarterback Dray Joseph and senior Defensive Back Virgil Williams suit up for the Jaguars. Dray Joseph said … Continue reading

Family says D’Vante Dotson, 16, was beaten. ‘Police dept. has failed us’

BATON ROUGE–After several conversations between The Jozef Syndicate and the family of 16-year-old D’Vante Dotson about the injuries he sustained last weekend, Dotson’s family has issued the following statement: “We are not through seeking justice for him. The police dept. has failed us again and that news cast that said the family agreed that this … Continue reading

Bayou Classic 2012 Schedule

Planning a trip to the 2012 Bayou Classic? Here are the activities planned for next week. Bayou Classic Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday, November 22 from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to the French Market 3:30pm Bayou Classic Golf Tournament Friday, Nov.23, 8AM Joe Bartholomew Golf Course in Pontchartrain Park HBCU Institute Empowerment Exchange Friday, Nov. 23, 10am … Continue reading

Doug E. Fresh, SU’s Human Jukebox, land Atlanta Football Classic halftime show

Premier HBCU Event is Sept. 29 ATLANTA–-Doug E. Fresh – “The original human beatbox” – will headline and emcee the halftime show of the 24th annual Bank of America Atlanta Football Classic, said the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, a volunteer community organization focused on education, empowerment and enrichment in African-American youth that presents the … Continue reading

Southern University star quarterback at helm of magnet school team

Timing is everything and Eric Randall knew he wanted to coach football again he just didn’t know when the time would be right to come back but both his passion for the game and to help the community was right on schedule. Randall, a former star quarterback at both Glen Oaks High and Southern University, … Continue reading