A Good win for the Football team
A big congrats to the JSU football team on their win yesterday over Arkansas Pine Bluff 37-3. 37 points were the most points scored for JSU this season, and the W also snapped a 2 game losing streak.
Perhaps all that was needed was a QB change, as junior QB Jarin Moriwaka made his season and career debut under center, and passed for over 300 yards in the Homecoming weekend victory. The Tigers defense also held the Golden Lions to only 3 points, and were constantly getting pressure and defenders in the Pine Bluff backfield.
The win also is the first W for Interim head coach Derrick McCall. We’re proud of coach McCall taking over this team after coach Harold Jackson was fired less than two years after he was hired. Coach McCall has been with these boys for a few weeks as the head coach, and has shown the leadership necessary to take the boys to the next level as a Jackson State University football program.
We’re super proud of all the football team athletes sticking through this tough season on the Jackson State University football team. The university as a whole is going through some serious changes, and it would take a massive commitment from anyone to stick around through a head coaching change. We know that the University is going to have a tough decision to make after the season when they have to select a new head coach to take over the program, and because of what coach McCall has done with these fine gentlemen, he’s at least going to get some consideration from the university for his courageous effort.
Next up for JSU is a visit to Mississippi Valley State next Saturday on Halloween at 4pm in Itta Bena, Mississippi. Good luck boys, we’ll be watching!
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