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Thankful season for GSU

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But GSU prevented that from happening with a 29-14 win over the Jaguars to take the SWAC West. Good thing, too. You see, the Grambling-Southern football rivalry is unlike any other I’ve seen in college athletics.

Legendary NFL Hall of Fame coach Vince Lombardi said it best about this series: “Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing.”

That’s because it doesn’t matter if one of the teams wins all of its other games — a loss in the Bayou Classic means a lost season. Conference championships don’t really matter — the season for these teams comes down to one game: The Bayou Classic.

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