The 2008 SWAC Championship Game is set as Jackson State will face Grambling State on Dec. 13 in Birmingham. GSU won its second straight division title Saturday, defeating Southern 29-14 in the 35th Bayou Classic in New Orleans. The win by the Tigers sets up a rematch of the 2007 SWAC Championship Game, won by Jackson State 42-31. The 2008 title game is a matchup of the hottest two teams in the SWAC: Jackson State has won six in a row, while Grambling State has won nine straight games.
The two teams met earlier this year in Grambling, with GSU winning 14-5 on Sept. 20, the first of their nine consecutive wins.