As Jackson State readies for Saturday’s SWAC game at Grambling State (1-7, 0-6 SWAC), it does so with a surprisingly good ground game.

JSU (4-4, 4-2 SWAC) will pull into Grambling boasting the league’s third-ranked rushing offense at 180.8 yards per game. That’s just two yards behind second-ranked Alabama State, which as you may recall made quite the off-season splash when it landed former Georgia running back Isaiah Crowell, the reigning SEC Freshman of the Year. So how has JSU — which had spent the previous two seasons re-writing the record books as a pass-first, pass-second team — turned the page so effectively? read more…

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