Southern Jags fans excited for the spring football season

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BR Proud News) – The South Western Athletic Conference released schedules for spring football and Southern fans say, they are excited.

Covid-19 forced a turnover in the SWAC football season. Despite the pandemic, the Southern Jags are heading back to the gridiron.

The atmosphere. Just getting up on a Saturday morning, coming up and seeing tailgates, smelling the food all the alumni and all of the locals around here showing love for the Jaguar nation” said Jovonte Brown, Senior, Southern University student.

Dontrail Dobison is a Jags fan who hasn’t missed a game in years. He said, while the announcement is good news. It’s still all about safety.

“The safety of the players, coaches, staff and the fans still at hand here. So we’ll see going forward based on the recommendations that the commissioner laid out earlier” said Dobison.

The spring schedule gives the jags two home games. Yet, one of the highly anticipated match-up’s is a hail-mary.

“People are a little upset I guess that Jackson State is not on there but what I say is, have a little patience, patience is a virtue. There is a possibility maybe they can make something happen” said Dobison.

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