Slated to take place on Saturday, Nov. 27, Bayou Classic brings together family, friends and alumni of Southern University and Grambling State University in a celebration of football and tradition surrounding Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Leading up to the third game of the season against Southern, McNeese (0-2) football head coach Frank Wilson, quarterback Cody Orgeron and cornerback Corione Harris met with the media for a press conference.
An off-duty New Orleans Police Detective was killed while at a restaurant in Houston during an apparent robbery over the weekend. Everett Briscoe was a 13-year-veteran with NOPD and was a Southern alum and member of the Human Jukebox Marching Band.
The Southern University Board of Supervisors met virtually Friday and one of the items on the agenda was a request to authorize the renaming of the football field at A.W. Mumford Stadium after former head coach Pete Richardson.
Conditioning can be a problem for some programs going into a season but that’s not the case for Southern this fall, as head coach Jason Rollins has been pleased with how his guys have come into camp in good shape.
Southern Vice President of External Affairs Robyn Merrick and other officials had the chance to tour the renovations for the newly named Superdome on Thursday, July 22. They look forward to return to New Orleans for the Bayou Classic.
The reigning Buck Buchanan Defensive Player of the Year, Southern’s Jordan Lewis was tabbed to be the SWAC Defensive Player of the Year the conference announced during SWAC Media Day on Tuesday, July 21.