Mississippi High School Football Championship Games leaving Jackson?

by Jeff Fisher

Mississippi is considering moving the state title games out of Jackson, the home of Jackson State.

WAPT-TV  reports state the Mississippi High School Activities Association may decide as later this week whether to move the high school championship games. A proposal currently on the table would have the title games rotate between Ole Miss, Mississippi Stat and Southern Miss.

The championship games bring a $2.7 million impact to the city of Jackson.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.