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Jackson State in Mobile as 5th Quarter Classic announced

SOURCE: WALA SOURCE: WALA

Jackson State football is synonymous with the Southern Heritage Classic. The Tigers will play in another neutral site game in 2017.

JSU head coach Tony Hughes and dignitaries were in Mobile on Monday as the 5th Quarter Classic was announced. The Tigers will play Tuskegee on Saturday, October 14th. Kickoff is at 6:00pm at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.

It's the 2nd annual matchup between FCS HBCUs and the Golden Tigers. Tuskegee beat Florida A&M 20-17 in 2016.

2017 Jackson State University Football Schedule

Home Games in bold

Sept. 2nd 7:00pm: at TCU (TV: FOX Sports Net)

Sept. 9th 6:00pm: vs. Tennessee State (Southern Heritage Classic - Memphis)

Sept. 16 6:00pm: at Grambling State

Sept. 23rd TBA: vs. UAPB

Sept. 30th 4:00pm: at Prairie View A&M

Oct. 7th: BYE WEEK

Oct. 14th 6:00pm: vs. Tuskegee (5th Quarter Classic - Mobile)

Oct. 21st TBA: vs. Southern

Oct. 28th 2:00pm: at Mississippi Valley State

Nov. 4th TBA: vs. Alabama State (Homecoming)

Nov. 11th TBA: at Alabama A&M

Nov. 18th TBA: vs. Alcorn State

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