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Recent articles by Mark:

JSU men: In first start, Ware has 25 points in Gamecocks' loss

Jacksonville State lost for the fifth time in six games when the Gamecocks fell 101-84 at Belmont on Saturday. → Read More

ACE HIGH: Spring Garden's Ace Austin makes her mark as Panthers cruise past Skyline

JACKSONVILLE — To say Jaci Ace Austin was born to be a point guard is an understatement. → Read More

JSU softball: Payton McGinnis retires from college softball

JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville State's softball team began practice last week without longtime head coach Jana McGinnis' daughter, freshman Payton McGinnis. → Read More

JSU baseball: Former Gamecock Clayton Daniel traded to Dodgers

Former Jacksonville State baseball standout Clayton "Spike" Daniel is headed to the Los Angeles Dodgers. → Read More

Mark Edwards: National champ LSU isn't going away soon

Since LSU a national championship Monday, seven of its star players have declared for the NFL draft. Assistant coach Joe Brady, the passing-game genius, is headed to the NFL to → Read More

JSU men: Gamecocks stage late charge in second straight OVC win

Jacksonville State dominated the final four minutes of an 80-71 win at Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. → Read More

JSU women: Gamecocks' defense clamps down to beat EKU

Jacksonville State found its defensive touch Saturday in a 43-33 win at Eastern Kentucky. → Read More

Tua says he'll announce Monday whether he'll stay or head to NFL

Monday is the big day for Tua watchers. → Read More

Mark Edwards: Why I'm pulling for Orgeron to win a national title

Plenty of folks around the country will cheer for Oklahoma today in its College Football Playoff semifinal against LSU, and who can blame them? → Read More

Mark Edwards: Auburn wins with Gus doing what he does best — call plays

Why in the world did Gus Malzahn ever quit calling his own plays? → Read More

Austin Peay 52, Jacksonville State 33: Instant analysis of the Gamecocks' OVC-opening loss

Postgame analysis of Jacksonville State's 52-33 OVC road loss to Austin Peay: → Read More

Mark Edwards: Just how good is the SEC, really?

Is the Southeastern Conference still No. 1? Does the league really have the best college football? → Read More

Mark Edwards' picks: While Auburn, JSU face tough competition, Tide should roll

Alabama, Auburn and Jacksonville State face important conference games Saturday, and all three are favored. → Read More

JSU VICE: Cooper, Pearson team up to lead Gamecocks over UNA

JACKSONVILLE — The Zerrick Cooper-to-Josh Pearson connection regained its 2018 form for Jacksonville State on Saturday. → Read More

Jacksonville State 30, North Alabama 12: Breaking down the Gamecocks' third straight win

Postgame analysis of Jacksonville State's 30-12 win over North Alabama: → Read More

JSU football: Grass says he would like more regional matchups, such the one against this week's foe, UNA

JACKSONVILLE — UNA is coming to town, and John Grass is pleased about that. → Read More

No. 17 Jacksonville State 49, No. 4 Eastern Washington 45: Breaking down a huge victory

Postgame analysis of Jacksonville State's 49-45 win over Eastern Washington: → Read More

Mark Edwards' picks: Going with Gamecocks in biggest game of the weekend

The biggest game of the week involves Jacksonville State, which is hosting last year’s FCS runner-up, Eastern Washington. → Read More

Mark Edwards: Tide should appreciate how good these days are

It's hard to fathom the amount of success Alabama has had in college football in recent years. → Read More

No. 10 Auburn 24, Tulane 6: Breaking down the Tigers' home victory over Tulane

Grading Auburn's 24-6 win over Tulane: Rushing offense — C: After sputtering and coughing early, Auburn found its footing on the ground. JaTarvious Whitlow picked up 96 yards on 23 carries, and that came after getting only 8 yards on his first eight rushes. He did lose a pair of fumbles, and while neither hurt, it's still troubling. Rushing defense — A: Tulane pulled off rushes of 24, 18 and 12… → Read More