Podcast: Southern's Dawson Odums expects tough game with Jackson State Podcast: Southern's Dawson Odums expects tough game with Jackson State Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Southern coach football Dawson Odums and school officials continued contract talks but no deal had been reach as of late Wednesday. Advocate story Dec. 04, 2013 Comments Southern (2-2, 2-0) plays host to rival Jackson State (2-2, 2-0) on Saturday. Southern has a half-game lead in the SWAC's Western Division. Jackson State is tied with Alcorn State (3-1, 2-0) for first place in the SWAC's Eastern Division. In this podcast with Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff, Southern coach Dawson Odums talks previews Saturday's game and talks about the Jaguars' two-game winning streak.