The SWAC announced it will begin its spring football season on Feb. 27, with a plan to play the conference championship game on May 1.
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The SWAC has joined other conferences in postponing fall sports, but it is the first to announce specific plans to move football to the spring, including a six-game conference schedule with games beginning in late February or early March.
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LSU has scheduled football games with Southern and Grambling State for the first time in school history, athletic director Scott Woodward announced on Monday.
In this second installment, we're focusing on the most exciting upsets and near upsets of the year, from Georgia State's shocking win over Tennessee to Notre Dame's escape against Virginia Tech.
Qwynnterrio Cole made a big fourth-down stop at midfield, Taurence Wilson returned an interception 53 yards with 1:23 left and Alcorn State earned a trip to the Celebration Bowl with a 39-24 win over Southern in the Southwest Athletic Conference...
Ladarius Skelton passed for two touchdowns and Southern blocked a field goal with 5 seconds left to clinch the Southwest Athletic Conference West Division title with a 30-28 win over Grambling in the Bayou Classic on Saturday.
Ladarius Skelton ran for three touchdowns and threw for another score, and Southern held off Jackson State for a 40-34 victory on Saturday.
Ladarius Skelton accounted for four touchdowns, including a 2-yard pass to Hunter Register with 28 seconds to play, and Southern beat Alabama A&M 35-31 on Saturday night.
Felix Harper threw for 277 yards and accounted for three touchdowns and Alcorn State scored 24 consecutive points in the second half to defeat Southern 27-13 on Saturday.
Glendon McDaniel threw three touchdown passes, two of them in a decisive third quarter, and Southern defeated Texas Southern in the State Fair Showdown on Saturday.
Ladarius Skelton scored on a 6-yard run after Southern blocked a punt and Devon Benn added a late TD run to help the Jaguars hold off Prairie View A&M 34-28 on Saturday night.
Christopher Chaney rushed for 107 yards, quarterback Ladarius Skelton scored three touchdowns on the ground and Southern defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 31-7 on Saturday night.
Ryan Stanley threw for 355 yards and two touchdowns as Florida A&M rallied late to beat Southern 27-21 on Saturday.
After opening a promising season with back-to-back losses at McNeese State and Memphis, Southern walloped NAIA member Edward Waters College, 61-0 in the Pete Richardson Classic Saturday night.
Brady White threw for two touchdowns, Kenneth Gainwell scored three and Memphis' defense smothered Southern in the second half to pull away to a 55-24 victory on Saturday.
Cody Orgeron threw two scores and McNeese held off a late Southern comeback to beat the Jaguars 34-28 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.