With exaclty one month until kickoff in the season opener against Chattanooga, the Jacksonville State football team and head coach spoke with reporters at JSU's media day.
The team’s bright spot heading into the season is the defense.The unit returns nine starters including six all-conference players and All-American Darius Jackson. (Hear from DE Darius Jackson and LB Quan Stoudemire in the featured video).
The offense will be led by Bryant Horn who replaces record-setting QB Eli Jenkins. Horn, the son of Hall of Fame high school coach Danny Horn, has played defensive back, linebacker and on the special teams units and it is clear he has earned his teammates respect and confidence. (Hear from QB Braynt Horn and teammates on the transition in the featured video).
The Gamecocks are on a 24 game winning streak in the conference and are the overwhelming favorite to win the league title again. JSU opens practice on Thursday and the season opener is August 26th against UT-Chattanooga in Montgomery on ESPN.