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By all accounts it has been a nightmarish season for the Grambling Tigers, who are 0-7 and on a road which is not getting any easier.  This week the team will be heading to Jackson State, which is 5-0 in conference. Grambling is coming off a 48-0 white wash by Alcorn State and not expecting anyone to feel sorry for them.

Grambling interim head coach George Ragsdale has told his players that no one is going to feel sorry for them.  In fact, Ragsdale believes other team are running up the score in part, because teams remember when Grambling was in its heyday and hammering everyone else.

Ragsdale points out that just last week, when his tigers had fallen way behind Alcorn State and the game was well in hand late, He says he said to himself that they will probably run the clock out now.  At that moment Ragsdale says there went another long pass.

Ragsdale know if his Tigers are going to turn things around they will have to start working on getting better each week.  Grambling has not won a SWAC game since winning the SWAC championship in 2011. 

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