Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
January 21, 2004
108th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 150, No. 2 — Daily Edition
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SENATE RESOLUTION 287--COMMENDING THE SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND A&M COLLEGE OF BATON ROUGE JAGUARS FOR BEING THE SHERIDAN BROADCASTING NATIONAL BLACK COLLEGE CHAMPIONS, THE AMERICAN SPORTS WIRE...
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[Page S121] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] SENATE RESOLUTION 287--COMMENDING THE SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND A COLLEGE OF BATON ROUGE JAGUARS FOR BEING THE SHERIDAN BROADCASTING NATIONAL BLACK COLLEGE CHAMPIONS, THE AMERICAN SPORTS WIRE NATIONAL BLACK COLLEGE CHAMPIONS, AND THE MBC/BCSP NATIONAL BLACK COLLEGE CHAMPIONS Ms. LANDRIEU (for herself and Mr. Breaux) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to S. Res. 287 Whereas the Jaguars, the football team of the Southern University and A College of Baton Rouge, finished the 2003 season with 12 wins and was voted number 1 in the final Sheridan Broadcasting National Black College Football Poll for the second time under Head Coach Pete Richardson; Whereas the Jaguars won the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship, defeating Alabama State by a score of 20-9 at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama on December 13, 2003; Whereas the Jaguars won the Southwestern Athletic Conference Western Division Championship, defeating Grambling State University by a score of 44-41 in the 30th Annual Bayou Classic in the Louisiana Superdome on November 29, 2003; Whereas 4 Jaguar players were selected to the Sheridan Broadcasting National Black College All-American Team: Quincy Richard, Arnold Sims, Miniya Smith, and Lenny Williams; Whereas Jaguar quarterback Quincy Richard was named the Sheridan Broadcasting National / Doug Williams Offensive Player of the Year and finished with 3,270 yards passing and 31 touchdowns; Whereas the Jaguar Head Coach Pete Richardson was named Sheridan Broadcasting National Sports Coach of the Year; and Whereas the Jaguars accounted for 5,486 total yards on offense and 63 touchdowns: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the Senate-- (1) commends the Jaguars for winning the Sheridan Broadcasting National Black College Championship; (2) recognizes the achievements of all of the players, coaches, and support staff who were instrumental in helping the Jaguars during the 2003 season and invites them to the United States Capitol Building to be honored; and (3) directs the Secretary of the Senate to make available enrolled copies of this resolution to the Southern University and A College of Baton Rouge for appropriate display and to transmit an enrolled copy of the resolution to each coach and member of the 2003 Jaguars. ____________________