Jacksonville State fell to 3-1 after a 54-17 embarrassment at Tulsa. Rich Rodriguez and his team are turning the page after the loss.
All Sterling Galban asked for, when looking for a new place to play, was a chance. Jacksonville State head coach Rich Rodriguez and his staff was happy to give him that.
South Alabama, Jacksonville State and West Alabama get big road wins. Jon Sumrall gets his first win as a college head coach and UNA running back ShunDerrick Powell has a big night.
Old friends Rich Rodriguez and Dean Hood gave each other the cold shoulder this week. Both of them understand why the other did not call. They will be on the opposite sidelines on Saturday.
Zion Webb will take the first snap for Jacksonville State on Saturday when Davidson visits Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium. Zion Webb also took the first snap when the Davidson football team last visited the JSU campus.
Jacksonville State quarterback Zion Webb, playing in a game for the first time, looked rusty at the beginning of the Gamecocks weather-shortened 42-17 victory over 10th ranked Stephen F. Austin in the FCS Kickoff at the Cramton Bowl.
Jacksonville State is in Montgomery and Alabama State travels to Atlanta to begin the football season.
The Football Championship Subdivision playoff carrot disappeared. The excitement over moving up a college football level and settling into some new facilities is reserved from someone else. That’s just part of reality for a group of 14 Jacksonville State senior football players.
He’s considering on making a fashion statement by wearing shorts, will keep his starting quarterback a secret, at least to the public, until kickoff and had to adjust some things because he believes a couple staff members from the opening day opponent were at his team’s spring game. That covers some of the highlights of the first game week press conference for first-year Jacksonville State head coach Rich Rodriguez.
Alabama will be without sophomore wide receiver JoJo Earle for 6-8 weeks because of a fractured foot. UA head coach Nick Saban said that Earle hurt his foot in practice.