Category Archives: Player Focus

Josh Cain Named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American Football Team

From Jacksonville State senior defensive back Josh Cain and Tennessee Tech junior offensive lineman Taylor Askew have been named to the prestigious ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Football Team as selected by CoSIDA. Cain was a first-team selection while Askew was a second-team pick. Overall the OVC has had 182 student-athletes earn Academic All-America honors since 1970, including 12

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Greg Smith

Last week, I had the pleasure of talking with Greg Smith’s dad, Mr. Greg Smith. Mr. Smith told me about Greg, the process of choosing Jacksonville State, and of Greg’s younger brother, Garrison Smith. Greg earned his undergraduate degree already at Georgia Tech. As talented as he is on the football field, you must take note of his achievements in

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