Shaw Movie Opener
The opening 2 minutes from the Shaw Movie! Purchase the full DVD now by making a tax deductible contribution to the Shaw Foundation.
The opening 2 minutes from the Shaw Movie! Purchase the full DVD now by clicking HERE.
Shaw Commemorative Helmet
The Shaw Commemorative Helmet Alabama has Bear Bryant. Notre Dame has Knute Rockne. And Jackson Academy has Sherard Shaw.
Official Movie Trailer!
The official trailer offers a glimpse at all phases of Coach Shaw’s life from his early coaching career at Pillow Academy, to his 1995 championship run at Jackson Academy, and the rise of Raider Nation that followed.
Shaw’s Scouting Reports
Coach Shaw was known for preparing incredibly detailed scouting reports. Special thanks to his former players for digging through their personal scrapbooks and archives to find a few of these treasures. We will be posting new scouting reports here as we absorb them into our
Wes Slay on Defeating Prep
Every Jackson Academy football player wants to beat Jackson Prep. Wes Slay, member of Shaw’s 1995 championship team describes the significance of JA’s first ever victory over their cross-town rival.
The Play That Changed History
For the class of 1996, there was no greater nemesis than the pioneers of Parklane academy.
Shaw and the Final Four
Two of the biggest sports stories in the state of Mississippi during the 1995/96 school year were Coach Sherard Shaw’s championship football team and Mississippi State’s Final Four basketball team.
Shaw JA Timeline
Coach Shaw’s time at Jackson Academy spanned 14 years. This document is an internal device being used in the research process to keep key dates and events in focus as the script is written.
Evolution of the Raider Helmet
The Jackson Academy football helmet has undergone a number of revisions since the program started in 1980.
Shaw and Bear Bryant
Brent Johnston (a member of the first three Jackson Academy football teams) recalls his senior year when head coach Sammy Dantone took the Raider team to the University of Alabama
Stories with Dr. Stephen Lee
Dr. Stephen Lee is a surgeon with Mississippi Ear, Nose & Throat. He is also a 1991 graduate of Jackson Academy high school and former baseball and basketball teammate of Bubba Shaw.
It takes resources to properly tell a story like Coach Shaw’s, and those resources primarily come from corporate sponsors. Executive producer Mike Frascogna highlights the benefits to corporate involvement and how it helps benefit the Sherard Shaw Foundation for Pediatric Cancer Research.
About the Producers
The producers have deep connections to Jackson Academy and the Shaw family. Coupled with their extensive experience in producing and managing intellectual property, the Frascogna’s were a natural fit for this project.
How You Can Help
Executive producers Bubba Shaw and Mike Frascogna discuss how your personal knowledge, stories, photographs, and artifacts, as well as your participation on social media can help enrich this project.
Project Key Art Released
One of the most exciting elements of the entire Shaw movie project has been released! The “key art” will be used in a variety of product packaging and promotion (including this website). The original photo of Coach Shaw was from his years at Jackson Academy
Bubba Shaw of the Sherard Shaw Foundation, and Mike Frascogna of Frascogna IP, announce the movie project documenting Coach Sherard Shaw’s life and the 1995 Jackson Academy football team. The project benefits the Sherard Shaw Foundation for Pediatric Cancer Research.