Jackson State Tigers defeated the Delta State Statesman 24-17 September 25, 2021 at the Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson, MS.
Coach Deion Sanders recently had toe surgery, but that did not stop him from attending the game to coach his players. Shedeur Sanders completed 25 of 36 passes for 251 yards and three touchdowns. Keith Corbin III was on the receiving end of two of Sanders’ touchdown tosses. The senior wide receiver, who transferred from Houston, caught a total of eight passes for 113 yards in the game.
On defense, senior linebacker Aubrey Miller, Jr recorded a team high nine tackles in the game.
Jackson State University is now 3-1. They had a by week this past week, but is expected to play in Alabama A&M October 9th 2021 which is 3-1 as well.