Amid protests, Grambling vs. Jackson St. canceled

“We have to always keep the students first and foremost,” Gallot added. “It shouldn’t be about the contracts and hiring and firing and things like that.”

With the forfeit to Jackson State, Grambling has now lost 18 straight games against NCAA opponents.

The entire athletic program has struggled amid budget cuts and scholarship reductions. The football team recently traveled by bus to recent games in Kansas City and Indianapolis. The men’s basketball team was 0-28 last season.

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