Kickoff times have been announced for four of South Alabama’s 2021 football games, including the season’s first three weeks. The Jaguars host Southern Miss at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at Hancock Whitney Stadium, in head coach Kane Wommack’s debut. That game will stream live via ESPN+.
The 2021 L’Arche Football Preview will once again take place in a virtual format this year, but includes an illustrious list of guest speakers.The 27th annual event will stream live — free of charge — on the L’Arche Mobile YouTube page at 7 p.m. May 27.
Offensive line was a weakness for South Alabama in 2020, but new Jaguar head man Kane Wommack and his offensive line coach Gordon Steele have obviously made improving it a priority for 2021 as they have added a fourth FBS transfer to the position group with the commitment of Anterrious Gray.
South Alabama and new football coach Kane Wommack have added another Power 5 offensive line transfer for the 2021 season.Justin Stevens, who left Michigan State after one season and briefly committed to Central Michigan, will join the Jaguars this summer in time to participate in fall camp, a source confirmed to AL.com.
College Football News Preview 2021: Previewing, predicting, and looking ahead to the South Alabama Jaguars season with what you need to know.– Contact/Follow @ColFootballNews & @PeteFiutak 2020 Record: 4-7 overall, 3-5 in Sun Belt Head Coach: Kane Wommack, 1st year 2020 CFN Final Ranking: 108 2020 CFN Preview Ranking: 123 2019 CFN Final Ranking: 119 South Alabama College Football Preview 2021: Offense – There were signs last year.
For the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic, South Alabama will be able to host athletic camps this summer.The NCAA lifted the recruiting dead period beginning June 1, allowing for the resumption of on-campus recruiting.The early stages of that process take place in camps, where prospects are identified, evaluated and given hands-on instruction by coaches.
Jake Bentley will enter the 2021 season as South Alabama’s starting quarterback, head coach Kane Wommack announced Tuesday.Bentley, a graduate transfer from Utah, took most of the first-team reps for the Jaguars in the spring.He beat out incumbent starter Desmond Trotter, among others, for the position.
South Alabama’s first spring under new football coach Kane Wommack is in the books.The Jaguars played an abbreviated spring game on Saturday at Hancock Whitney Stadium, with heavy rains and lightning halting the action after 45 minutes or so.But South Alabama got in 14 full practices before that, and that’s where the real work was done.
Mother Nature was the big winner in South Alabama’s Red-Blue spring football game on Saturday. The Jaguars got in just one half of action at rain-soaked Hancock Whitney Stadium before action was halted due to lightning. After conditions showed no signs of improving, the remainder of the game was canceled some 25 minutes later. Still, first-year coach Kane Wommack said he took plenty of positives from Saturday and from the spring in general, despite the typically soggy mid-April Coastal Alabama weather. “I’m
South Alabama linebacker A.J. Deshazor was presented with the No. 5 jersey after the Jaguars' spring game on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Hancock Whitney Stadium. The jersey is given in honor of former South Alabama running back Anthony Mostella, who was killed in a 2010 motorcycle accident and who wore No. 5. (Creg Stephensonemail@example.com) South Alabama has brought back the No. 5 jersey award for 2021, but has tweaked it slightly. Linebacker A.J. Deshazor will wear the jersey in the Jaguars’ Sept. 4
MOBILE, Ala. – University of South Alabama head football coach Kane Wommack announced Friday that Dewayne Betts Jr. has been suspended indefinitely after violating university and team rules. According to the Mobile County jail log, Betts was arrested April 15 and charged with receiving stolen property. As a result, Betts will not dress for the Jaguars’ annual spring game set to be played Saturday at Hancock Whitney Stadium. Last fall, his first with the program, he was credited with 39 total tackles, two
Dewayne Betts Jr. MOBILE, Ala. --University of South Alabama head football coach Kane Wommack announced Friday that Dewayne Betts Jr. has been suspended indefinitely after violating university and team rules. According to MCSO jail records, Betts has been arrested and charged for receiving stolen property. As a result, Betts will not dress for the Jaguars’ annual spring game set to be played Saturday at Hancock Whitney Stadium. Last fall, his first with the program, he was credited with 39 total tackles,
South Alabama wide receiver Jalen Tolbert makes a catch against South Alabama cornerback Darrell Luter Jr. during a scrimmage Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Hancock Whitney Stadium in Mobile, Ala. (Mike Kittrell | AL.com) The general public will get its first look at Kane Wommack’s South Alabama football team in Saturday’s spring game. The game — which begins at 1 p.m. at Hancock Whitney Stadium — won’t be a traditional spring contest, with the team divided into two evenly-matched squads competing against
Inclement weather forced South Alabama under the roof of the Jaguar Training Center for its second football scrimmage of the spring, and the defense brought its A-game inside.The South Alabama defense forced three turnovers, collected nine non-contact sacks and 15 tackles for loss and scored two touchdowns during a 142-play scrimmage on Saturday afternoon.
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – “It’s different, I’m learning a lot more about football and being around these coaches and different athletes is great and I’m having a lot of fun,” said South Alabama running backs coach Earnest Hill. After four seasons as the head coach at McGill-Toolen, Earnest Hill is taking
Quentin Wilfawn has played in only seven games and recorded only 12 tackles and the major college level, but he’s being counted to be a key part of South Alabama’s defense in 2021.
“Urgency” has been one of the watchwords of Kane Wommack’s short tenure at South Alabama, and the first-year head football coach said he didn’t see enough of it on Saturday.
Unlike many of his fellow South Alabama defensive players, Keith Gallmon had no experience playing for Kane Wommack prior to this spring.
Chase Bitowf, formerly of South Alabama, has been named the College Sports Video Association Sun Belt Video Coordinator of the Year for 2020-21, it was announced this week.Bitowf was selected by his peers in the Sun Belt in receiving the honor.
It's no secret that South Alabama's struggles offensively the last several years has largely been attributed to the struggles of the offensive line.