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Anthony Mcdougle Mississippi Clarion Ledger Published 3:12 PM EST Jan 14, 2019 Jackson State announced the hires of seven coaches to round out the staff under new head coach John Hendrick. On the offensive side, Otis Riddley, T.C. Taylor and Ron Dickerson Jr. will be brought in as offensive line coach, quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator, respectively. Brady Ackerman will be elevated from his position as the team’s offensive analyst to wide receivers coach. Riddley most recently served as offensive line coach at Copiah-Lincoln Community College for two years. Before that, he was head coach at Provine High School and offensive coordinator, offensive line coach and strength and conditioning coach at Callaway High School. Taylor played 2 1/2 seasons (1998-2001) at quarterback at JSU before switching to receiver. Taylor has 13 years of coaching experience under his belt. NCCU averaged 26.8 points and 268 yards per game during his time as offensive coordinator. … [Read more...] about JSU Football: Tigers fill seven coaching vacancies
The first LSU football player of this year has entered the NCAA transfer portal.Walk-on running back Justin Jones appeared in the database Thursday, an LSU athletics official confirmed.Jones, a 5-foot-8, 184-pound sophomore from Dallas, Texas, did not record a carry in his three seasons at LSU.Several contributing running backs are set to return next season for the Tigers, including Clyde Edwards-Helaire (658 yards, seven touchdowns) and Lanard Fournette (106 yards, one touchdown).The running back group at LSU was recently bolstered with the signings of elite recruits John Emery (Destrehan High, No. 2 running back nationally according to 247Sports) and Tyrion Davis (Southern Lab, No. 8 running back nationally).True freshmen Tae Provens (13 yards) and Chris Curry (two yards) are also set to return for the 2019 season.The transfer portal became an option in October, which gave Division I athletes the ability to transfer to a different school and receive a scholarship without asking their … [Read more...] about Justin Jones becomes first LSU football player to enter NCAA transfer portal
Special to Hattiesburg American Published 7:00 PM EST Dec 1, 2018 ELLISVILLE – Run, run, run and run some more. That’s the plan of attack for the No. 7 Eastern Arizona College Gila Monsters (9-2) as they prepare to face the No. 5 Jones College Bobcats (9-2) in Mississippi Bowl XI. “They are a triple option football team,” said Jones coach Steve Buckley Wednesday afternoon. “They will run the option from every formation imaginable.” As a team, Eastern Arizona rushes for 268.6 yards per game, which is second in the NJCAA, and passes for only 31.0 yards per game for a total of 299.6 yards per game. The game will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at A.L. May Stadium in Perkinston on the campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. The contest will air on www.jcjc.tv and the Jones College Facebook Live page with Mark Easley and Luke Johnson on the call. School was out at Jones for Thanksgiving week. The Bobcats took the entire week off and … [Read more...] about Jones faces Easten Arizona in 11th annual Mississippi Bowl on Sunday
PERKINSTON, Miss. -- This is the field, the one with 30 rows of bleachers behind the home sideline, where Lowell Narcisse will play his first college football game. The former LSU quarterback saw it for the first time Friday. He scrimmaged on it Saturday. And Monday (Aug. 20), the left-handed passer went through his first full practice with his new Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College teammates. The workout came a full week after LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger told Narcisse he would have his practice reps reduced to a series of special run plays with only occasional chances to throw. An unhappy Narcisse went home to St. James that night and talked with his mother and brother. "An emotional night," he called it. The next morning, Narcisse returned to Baton Rouge to tell coach Ed Orgeron his decision to leave LSU, something he could have done three months earlier when graduate transfer Joe Burrow first said he would leave Ohio … [Read more...] about Learn more about former LSU quarterback Lowell Narcisse and his new college coach