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JSU Opens Fall Practice with a Bang

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A chance for the SWAC title might not be in play for Jackson State this season, but that's not slowing down the Tigers at all.

JSU holding its first practice of the fall earlier today and from the start you could see plenty of excitement and energy from the group.

The Tigers are building off of last season's 8-3 performance and will be riding the arm of preseason Walter Payton Award watch list candidate Casey Therriault.

Head coach Rick Comegy says he expects an improved special teams unit and defense this season.

He says this team is unified and doesn't have just one key player.

"I think you can expect a good team effort. I don't know if we have many heroes. We have a great quarterback and some guys on defense but I think you are going to see a lot more team play," said Comegy.

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