28th SOUTHERN HERITAGE CLASSIC® CULTURAL CELEBRATION

September 7-9, 2017

Memphis, Tennessee

1999 Liberty Bowl – Tennessee State 48, Jackson State 33

The Classic celebrated its 10th year in a spectacular fashion, thanks to the two high scoring teams.

On the field, TSU and JSU grabbed yardage by the handful in the air and inch-by-inch on the ground – even the special teams went beyond the normal.

The 50,723 fans never knew when it was safe to look away and not miss anything.

JSU running back Destry Wright carried the ball 23 times for 120 yards, getting into the end zone once.

However, TSU’s Avion Black tied a school record with a hundred-yard kickoff return. Seth Owens set a TSU record with his 50-yard field goal.

Eventually, TSU pulled away, and while JSU kept coming, it wasn’t enough in the end.