Alex Williams, Parker Owens and Ashton Edmunds share their reactions to the presidential election and welcome in special guest Desiree Williams. Also, the Fellows ask if Kamala Harris' win will start to shift more students towards attending HBCU’s. Plus, the crew discusses the Sanders family committing to Jackson State, Georgia runoff elections, and react to the passing of beloved musicians.
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QB Shedeur Sanders, the No. 60-ranked recruit overall, flipped his commitment from FAU to join his father, Deion Sanders, at Jackson State.
- Deion's son Shedeur commits to Jackson State
- Hall of Fame JSU coach Gorden dies at 90
- Jackson St. sanctioned for certification violations
- Jackson St. names Deion Sanders football coach
W.C. Gorden, a Hall of Fame coach who led Jackson State's football team to a 28-game SWAC winning streak, died Friday.
Jackson State's athletic program has been placed on two-years' probation and fined $5,000 for violating certification rules.
The Right Time: Spencer Hall on the Big Ten's return to play, Deion Sanders at Jackson State and more
Bomani and Spencer Hall discuss the difficulties in getting the 2020 CFB season off the mark (0:17), the Big Ten getting “bullied” into playing (9:21), the commitment of coach Deion Sanders at Jackson State (25:42), Southern University’s band and Spencer’s time playing in the Florida band (34:44) as well as revisiting the Jake Garcia high school transfer situation in Valdosta Georgia (38:14).
First Take hour 2: Who will have the biggest impact in game 4 of the Lakers/ Nuggets series, Troy Vincent joins the show and more!
Stephen A. Max, Troy Vincent and Louis Riddick discuss who will have the biggest impact in game 4 of the Lakers Nuggets series, the NFL's contribution to HBCU week and if the Chiefs or Ravens are the better team.
CFB Pod: The guys preview Week 1 in the SEC and the rest of Saturday's slate. Plus, Adam Rittenberg on the postponement of Notre Dame-Wake Forest
Kevin Negandhi kicks off the podcast with Adam Rittenberg (1:07) as they discuss the postponement of Notre Dame-Wake Forest and Adam’s belief that all FBS leagues will have some variation of a fall season. Then, David Pollack joins Negandhi to talk about Jackson State hiring Deion Sanders as its head coach, LSU’s freshman tight end Arik Gilbert, year three for Jeremy Pruitt at Tennessee, Oklahoma State’s struggles, Army-Cincinnati and Pollack’s Dude of the Week. Plus, the guys make their picks for the week (11:50).
First Take 2nd Hour: New Jackson State HC Deion Sanders joins the show, Rapper Big Sean talks Lakers and Detroit sports, and more
Stephen A. & Max talk to Deion Sanders about becoming the Head Coach at Jackson State and other NFL topics. Rapper Big Sean joins to talk about the Lakers and Detroit sports, and the guys debate if Kyler Murray is already a top-10 player in the NFL.
The Rhoden Fellows podcast returns for a new season with a new class of fellows! Marissa, Alex, Jayla, Ashton, Parker and Jonathan, alongside Bill Rhoden, speak on how remote learning has been so far this semester and what an HBCU bubble would look like if it existed. Plus, the fellows give their analysis of who they think will be the 2020 NBA Champions.
Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Deion Sanders will be the next head football coach at Jackson State, the school announced Monday morning.
The SWAC announced it will begin its spring football season on Feb. 27, with a plan to play the conference championship game on May 1.
The SWAC has joined other conferences in postponing fall sports, but it is the first to announce specific plans to move football to the spring, including a six-game conference schedule with games beginning in late February or early March.
Jackson State athletic director Ashley Robinson has been named president of the FCS Athletics Directors Association for the 2020-21 membership year.
Jackson State and Tennessee State were scheduled to play in the 31st Southern Heritage Classic on Sept. 12, but the game has been canceled. It is believed to be the first college football game canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Felix Harper threw four first-half touchdown passes and then ran for a score after intermission to guide Alcorn State to a 47-6 thumping of Jackson State on Saturday.
Ladarius Skelton ran for three touchdowns and threw for another score, and Southern held off Jackson State for a 40-34 victory on Saturday.
Aqeel Glass threw four touchdown passes, including two in the final four minutes, to rally Alabama A&M to a 48-43 victory over Jackson State on Saturday.
Jalon Jones threw for one touchdown and ran for another score as Jackson State beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 21-12 on Saturday night.
CJ Anderson blocked Amaury Martinez's 27-yard field goal attempt in second overtime to secure Jackson State's 38-35 win over Prairie View A&M on Thursday night.