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Jacksonville State Gamecocks

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Conference  Ohio Valley Conference
Athletic director  Greg Seitz
Varsity teams  15
NCAA  Division I FCS
Location  Jacksonville, Alabama
Jacksonville State Gamecocks
University  Jacksonville State University

The Jacksonville State Gamecocks are the intercollegiate athletic teams of Jacksonville State University (JSU) located in Jacksonville, Alabama, United States. The Gamecocks athletic program is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) and competes at the NCAA Division I level including the Football Championship Subdivision. The JSU mascot is Cocky the Gamecock, and the school colors are red and white. Gamecock teams have won six NCAA national championships in four sports, and, along with Wisconsin–Whitewater, is one of only two schools to win titles in baseball, basketball, and football.



Jacksonville State athletics began with the 1903 State Normal School (SNS) football team and was the domain of men only until women's sports were added in 1982. The SNS teams were known as the Eagle Owls, and the school colors were blue and gold. In 1946, the school's name was changed to Jacksonville Teachers College, and the team name and colors were also changed to the current Gamecocks and red and white.

A member of the Ohio Valley Conference, Jacksonville State University sponsors teams in six men's, ten women's, and one co-ed NCAA sanctioned sports:


NCAA National Championships

  • 1984 Division II Women's Gymnastics
  • 1985 Division II Men's Basketball
  • 1985 Division II Women's Gymnastics
  • 1990 Division II Baseball
  • 1991 Division II Baseball
  • 1992 Division II Football
  • References

    Jacksonville State Gamecocks Wikipedia

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