BATON ROUGE, LA. -- The Final BOXTOROW Coaches Poll came out on Monday afternoon with the loss to Alcorn, the Jaguars fell one spot to No. 5 in the coaches poll.

Southern's season came to an end Saturday night as the Jaguars lost to Alcorn State University 39-24 in front of 22,365 fans at Jack Spinks Marino Casem Stadium. It was a heavyweight title fight for three straight quarters and the Jaguars opened the fourth quarter with a 17-16 lead over the Braves. Alcorn scored off a 56-yard pass play from Felix Harper to LeCarles Pringle, Braves took the lead 22-17.  Southern's QB Ladarius Skelton drove his offense 80 yards to regain the lead 24-22 off an eight-yard scamper by Skelton. 


The final BOXTOROW Coaches Poll will be released on Monday,
December 23.

The BOXTOROW HBCU FCS coaches poll and media poll is administered by FROM
THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW. The coaches poll, in its 11th year is voted on
by the HBCU Football Championship Subdivision coaches and the media poll,
in its 13th year, is voted on by media members around the country who
cover HBCU football.

2019 BOXTOROW FCS HBCU Football Coaches Poll
Week 15
(Records through December 7, 2019)

No.             Team                                    W-L     Pts.    Last Week
1.              Alcorn State (16)                     9-3    184      1
2.              North Carolina A&T (2)            8-3    166      2
3.              Florida A&M (2)                       9-2    159      3
4.              South Carolina State               8-3    121     5
5.              Southern                                 8-5    113      4
6.              Bethune-Cookman                 7-4    107      6
7.              Alabama A&M                        7-5      78       7
8.              Grambling                              6-5      54       8
9.              Prairie View A&M                   6-5      41       9
10.             Alabama State                      5-6      14      10

Others receiving votes: Arkansas-Pine Bluff (6-5) 3, Norfolk State (5-7)
3, Hampton (5-7) 1, Jackson State  (4-8) 1.