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...
(Senate - January 21, 2004)

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   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.

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