Deion Sanders is off to a red-hot start in his Jackson State head coaching career.
On Saturday afternoon, the Tigers pulled off a strong 33-28 win over FCS powerhouse rival Grambling State — and they did it in exciting fashion. Forcing a goal-line fumble late in the fourth quarter, Sanders’ highly rated defense sealed the victory and improved JSU’s spring-season record to 2-0.
Coach Prime was clearly ecstatic with his team’s effort. The first-year head coach went nuts in celebration on the Jackson State sideline.
With this win, Sanders’ Tigers snapped an incredible 16-game home win streak for Grambling State dating back to 2015. This win also snapped a five-game win streak for Grambling in the Tiger-on-Tiger rivalry dating back to 2012.
Before the game even started, this matchup had plenty of intrigue. Sanders was entering his first away game and first Southwestern Athletic Conference