SU’s Washington takes the Positive’s from Cancelled Games

Published: Jun. 22, 2020 at 10:46 PM CDT
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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) -A Change of plans for the Southern University jaguars as they cancel their first to non-conference games due to COVID-19, leaving senior’s two games short in their final season.

“When I first heard about it, it hurt me a little bit,” senior wide-receiver Jamar Washington said. “I was looking forward to those first two games to kick off the season. This just taught me a lesson that I can’t take anything for granted, and to always give it my all. This is my last year, so I have to make it count,” he added.

The season-opener against Tennessee State at Ford Field in Detroit on September 5, and home-opener against Florida A&M were both affected by the changes. The first regular season game will be held September 19 at Alabama A&M, and the Jags new home-opener will be on September 26 against Jackson State in the annual Pete Richardson Classic.

2020 Southern University Football Schedule

September 5, 2020 - Unavailable

September 12, 2020 - Unavailable

September 19, 2020 - Alabama A&M University (Away)

September 26, 2020 - Jackson State University (Home)

October 3, 2020 - Bye

October 10, 2020 - Alabama State University (Away)

October 17, 2020 - Texas Southern University (Home)

October 24, 2020 - Alcorn State University (Home)

October 31, 2020 - Florida Memorial University (Homecoming)

November 7, 2020 - Prairie View A&M (Away)

November 14, 2020 - Arkansas Pine Bluff (Home)

November 21, 2020 - Bye

November 28, 2020 - Grambling State (TBD)

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