Turning the Tide: Former DSU Football Player and Coach wins National Championship at Alabama

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CLEVELAND, Miss.—It is said that defense wins championships. The University of Alabama’s defense held No. 3 Ohio State to just 24 points in the Crimson Tide’s 52-24 victory in the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 11. The man behind the defensive success: Pete Golding, a 2005 Delta State University graduate, former safety for the Statesmen football team and previous defensive coordinator for DSU from 2010-11. Read More

Delta State University Foundation Names Casey Key Its First Athletic Development Officer

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Delta State University Foundation announces the hiring of its first athletic development officer since the nonprofit organization was established in 1967 to grow, develop, and enhance DSU. Casey Key, whose versatile background as an athlete spans numerous sports, and whose experience working in higher education includes fundraising events, began his duties at the DSU Foundation on Aug. 3. Read More

Former Delta State University Student Confesses to Creating Racist Social Media Post about Herself

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Earlier today, a former Delta State University student confessed to DSU police to creating a racist social media post about herself. Initially, she had admitted to posting it on her own Facebook page, but, until today, had denied that she had been the originator of the post. Delta State officials are determining the proper course of action. Read More