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Seven SU legends honored at men's basketball game

2/03/2014

 

Head Coach Roman Banks and the Men's Basketball program honored seven former Southern University employees for their contributions to the athletics department at halftime during Saturday's 62-54 victory over Alcorn State.

The honorees were former SU Band Director Dr. Isaac Greggs, former Head Football Coach Pete Richardson, former SU Alumni President the late Donald Wade, former Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Coach Marino Casem, former Head Athletic Trainer Carl "Doc" Williams, former Men's Basketball Coach Ben Jobe, and Jewel Durr Jefferson, affectionately known as Mama Jag. 

A pregame dinner was held for the honorees before the game inside the Felton G. Clark Activity Center. During halftime, the honorees received awards recognizing their countless contributions as ambassadors of both Southern University and the athletics department.