Gamecocks Return To Top Ten After Loss & Prep for UT-Martin


After suffering its first OVC loss since 2013, the Jacksonville State football responded in a big way with a 42-15 win over then-first place Murray State. The Gamecocks used a balanced attack to put up more than 570 yards of total offense. JSU rushed for 291 and passed for 286 and recorded just 2 penalties. This Saturday JSU is back at home in another OVC matchup against UT-Martin and they know the solid production will need to carry over into this Saturday.

(Hear from JSU head coach John Grass and offensive lineman Hunter Sosebee in the featured video)

Meanwhile JSU Zerrick Cooper picked up a nice honor from the OVC. The sophomore quarterback won the league’s Newcomer of the Week Award after positing four touchdowns in the win over the Racers. Cooper went 21-28 for 259 yards and three touchdowns through the air and picked up another 58 yards and a touchdown on the ground.

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