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Southern to host 7-on-7 passing camp Saturday

Southern University football will host 18 high schools at A.W. Mumford Stadium during its annual 7-on-7 passing camp June 29 at 11 a.m.

Registration for the one-day camp, which also includes a offensive and defensive line camp, begins at 9 a.m.

The 7-on-7 camp features both round robin play during the morning session followed by tournament play after lunch. Teams who advance to the semifinal round will play inside A.W. Mumford Stadium.

The entire Southern coaching staff will be on hand during Saturday's festivities.

Odums to address Baton Rouge Press Club July 1

Southern University Football Coach Dawson Odums will be the guest speaker at the Baton Rouge Press Club Monday, July 1.

Coach Odums will talk about the upcoming season and what people can expect as he tries to rebuild the program. The Jaguars open fall camp July 31 before conducting its first practice on Aug. 2.

Southern opens its 12-game schedule against the University of Houston Friday, Aug. 30 in Reliant Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. and the game will air live on

Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.

The Baton Rouge Press Club meets on Mondays at De La Ronde Hall, which is located at 320 Third Street. in downtown Baton Rouge.