Anthony Jones (72-45, 10 years)
DB Vernon Marshall (5-11, 188, Sr.)
75 tackles, 21/2 sacks, 1 INT, 1 FF
RB Kaderius Lacey (6-0, 218, Sr.)
285 carries, 1,143 rushing yards, 8 TDs
QUESTION JONES IS SURE TO FACE
After losing a second-half lead to Grambling in the SWAC title game, do you wish you’d done anything different?
Jay Hopson (first year at Alcorn)
LB Robert Gainwell (6-1, 230, Sr.)
44 tackles, 8 TFL, 2 sacks, 2 FF, 1 block
WR Terrence Lewis (5-11, 175, Sr.)
28 catches, 489 yards, 5 TDs; 3 kick-return TDs
QUESTION HOPSON IS SURE TO FACE
You are believed to be the first white head coach in SWAC football history. Do you have any extra pressure?
Reggie Barlow (27-29, six years)
S Kejuan Riley (6-2, 200, Sr.)
75 tackles, 1 TFL, 9 INTs, 1 FR
QB Greg Jenkins (6-1, 210, Sr.)
1,475 passing yards, 11 TDs, 5 INTs
QUESTION BARLOW IS SURE TO FACE
After six years and one Eastern Division title, do you feel as if you’re on the hot seat?
Rick Comegy (41-26, six years)
DE Joseph LeBeau (6-1, 245, Sr.)
75 tackles, 151/2 sacks, 3 FF
WR Rico Richardson (6-1, 185, Sr.)
36 catches, 853 yards, 11 TDs 1 punt-return TD
QUESTION COMEGY IS SURE TO FACE
You’re eligible for the SWAC title this year, but you lost QB Casey Therriault. How does your offense make up for it?
Karl Morgan (1-20, two years)
DE Jarvis Fritz (6-1, 220, Sr.)
28 tackles, 31/2 sacks, one block
OL Martin Davis (6-3, 260, Sr.)
Former tight end; two-year starter
QUESTION MORGAN IS SURE TO FACE
You have one win in two seasons. What will it take for Valley to become a bona fide contender?
Monte Coleman (19-25, five years)
DB Jarvis Webb (6-0, 204, Sr.)
52 tackles, 3 INTs, 2 blocks
LT Terron Armstead (6-5, 335, Sr.)
Second-team All-SWAC, 2011
QUESTION COLEMAN IS SURE TO FACE
In five years, you’ve come close to winning a West title. What will it take to make it to the top?
Doug Williams (60-12, seven years)
CB Edward Patterson (5-11, 177, Sr.)
47 tackles, 2 INTs, 2 FR
OT Sanford Banks (6-4, 319, Sr.)
First-team All-SWAC, 2011
QUESTION WILLIAMS IS SURE TO FACE
You settled a contract dispute with Grambling during the offseason. Is there a chance that bad blood will linger between you and your alma mater?
Heishma Northern (5-6, one year)
DB Brian Medlock (6-0, 175, Sr.)
59 tackles, 1 INT, 4 pass breakups
FB Krys Watkins (5-11, 250, Sr.)
2 catches, 25 yards, 1 TD
QUESTION NORTHERN IS SURE TO FACE
What did you learn in your first season as a college head coach, and why will this season be better?
Stump Mitchell (6-16, two years)
WR Charles Hawkins (5-8, 164, Sr.)
23 catches, 406 yards, 2 TDs
DT Casey Narcisse (5-10, 286, Sr.)
19 tackles, 2 TFL, 1 FF
QUESTION MITCHELL IS SURE TO FACE
This is the final guaranteed year of your contract with Southern. Is this a make-or-break season for your program?
Darrell Asberry (first year at TSU)
LB William Parker (6-0, 225, Sr.)
61 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 FR, 1 FF
OL Kenneth Hall (6-6, 330, Jr.)
Has played LT, LG and RT
QUESTION ASBERRY IS SURE TO FACE
You’re banned from the SWAC title game, and practice time is limited. What expectations are reasonable?