The Prairie View A&M Panthers first win of the football season against the Jackson State Tigers was awesome for two reasons:

1. Not since 1970 has the PVAMU Panthers been able to defeat its arch foe in enemy territory. The Panthers, after the Tigers jumped ahead to a quick 14-0 lead, was able to overcome the early deficit to win 48-30 at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in a strong second half finish.

2. The Panthers are now 1-5, 0-4 SWAC, thanks to the team’s first win in Jackson, Miss.

“We just got to go back to the drawing board, and we just got to — I don’t know if we have too much on their plate,” said first-year JSU coach Harold Jackson.

“Homecoming 2014 is on the horizon as Alabama State comes to Blackshear Field next weekend,” according the PVAMU’s athletic website.



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