November 3 SWAC Football Recap

Around the SWAC Grambling State 24, Mississippi Valley State 19 Alabama A&M 45, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 14 Alabama State 30, Texas Southern 21 New Mexico State 52, Alcorn State 42 Featured Game of the Day Jackson State 34, Prairie View A&M 28 JACKSON, MS – In what was essentially an elimination game to be included in the SWAC Football Championship Game picture, the host Tigers built a 24-7 halftime lead and then needed to stave off a late charge by the Panthers. Prairie View A&M (3-6, 2-3 SWAC) outscored Jackson State…

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October 27 SWAC Football Recap

From swac.org: Around the SWAC Texas Southern 42, Mississippi Valley State 14 Grambling State 45, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 38 (OT) Alabama A&M 27, Alabama State 10 Southern 41, Jackson State 7 Featured Game of the Day Alcorn State 27, Prairie View A&M 13 PRAIRIE VIEW, TX – For the third time this year, the Alcorn State University football program went on the road for Homecoming and walked away with a victory as the Braves ousted Prairie View A&M 27-13 Saturday at Panther Stadium. The Braves (7-2, 5-1 SWAC) defense did not…

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Alabama A&M tops Alabama State 27-10 in Magic City Classic

From aamusports.com:   BIRMINGHAM — Nathaniel Dell has a new nickname. Just like the national convenience store chain, these days, Dell’s Alabama A&M football teammates are calling him “7-Eleven.” Well, apparently the first location Dell has staked out is off Arkadelphia Road at Birmingham’s Legion Field, and the grand opening was the 77th Magic City Classic. Dell put together a breakout performance as Alabama A&M topped longtime rival Alabama State 27-10 Saturday afternoon in a SWAC East contest. “Like my teammates say, just like 7-Eleven, I’m always open,” Dell said.…

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Grambling Women’s Soccer Wins SWAC regular season title

From Grambling Sports Information:   GSU Claims SWAC Regular Season Crown Lady Tigers blank Lady Golden Lions for seventh consecutive shutout   PINE BLUFF, Ark. | Kaylee Holt scored for the seventh straight game and the Grambling State University women’s soccer team ran its scoreless streak to 660 minutes on Friday afternoon as the Lady Tigers captured their first-ever Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) regular season championship with a 3-0 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff.   Grambling State (12-7 overall, 9-1 SWAC), which now ran its streak to seven shutout victories, have…

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October 27 SWAC Football Schedule

  Mississippi Valley State Texas Southern 2:00 p.m. Houston, Texas (Conf.) Stats Video Alcorn State Prairie View A&M 2:00 p.m. Prairie View, TX (Conf.) UAPB Grambling State 2:00 p.m. Grambling, LA(Conf.) Stats Radio: KPCH – 99.3 FM | KJMG – 97.3 FM Alabama State Alabama A&M 2:30 p.m. Birmingham, AL(Conf.) Jackson State Southern 6:00 p.m. Baton Rouge, LA(Conf.) Stats Audio

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October 20 SWAC Football Recap

From swac.org :   Around the SWAC Mississippi Valley State 48, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 47 (2 OT)   Southern 21, Texas Southern 7 North Alabama 24, Jackson State 7 Featured Game of the Day Alcorn State 33, Grambling State 26 LORMAN, MISS. – A touchdown pass to junior Chris Blair with 12 seconds left was the decisive score in a 33-26 win for the Alcorn State University football program over Grambling State on Saturday at Jack Spinks-Marino Casem Stadium. The score was tied 26-26 when the Braves (6-2, 4-1 SWAC) were faced with…

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SWAC announces their 2018 HOF Class

from swacorg :   BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced the 2018 Hall of Fame class this week, with seven of the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s most impactful contributors selected to be enshrined. Alcorn State’s Dave Washington, Jr., Alabama State’s Larry Watkins, Grambling State’s Ralph A. Garr, Sr., Jackson State’s Eric Strothers, Prairie View A&M’s Nathaniel Gross, Southern’s Roger Cador, and longtime league administrator Lonza Hardy will be enshrined on Nov. 30 at The Sheraton in Birmingham, Ala. The induction is set to begin with a reception at 6…

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October 20 SWAC Football Schedule

Four games are on the October 20 SWAC docket, with the Jackson State game with North Alabama being the only non-SWAC game. UAPB Mississippi Valley State 2 p.m. Itta Bena, MS(Conf.) Stats   Texas Southern Southern 2 p.m.  Dallas, Texas(Conf.) Audio North Alabama Jackson State 2 p.m.  Jackson, MS Grambling State Alcorn State 2 p.m. Lorman, Miss.(Conf.) Stats Radio: 91.7 FM TV: ESPN3Video

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SWAC Week 7 Football Honors

From the SWAC BIRMINGHAM, ALA. – Southern redshirt sophomore quarterback Ladarius Skelton, Grambling State senior linebacker De’Arius Christmas, Alabama State junior punter Anthony Craven, and Texas Southern graduate student/wide receiver Bobby Hartzog were all named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Football Players of the Week in week seven of the season for their outstanding play.                 Offensive Southern Ladarius Skelton (R-SO, QB, Pine Bluff, Ark.) In his first career start at SU, Ladarius accounted for 370 yards total offense and four touchdowns, including three…

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October 13 SWAC Football Recap

From swacorg:   Around the SWAC Alcorn State 35, Alabama A&M 26  Jackson State 23, Mississippi Valley State 7 South Alabama 45, Alabama State 7 Grambling State 34, Texas Southern 21 Featured Game of the Day Southern 38, Prairie View A&M 0 PRAIRIE VIEW, TX – Sophomore quarterback Ladarius Skelton totaled 370 total yards of offense as the Pine Bluff, Ark. native completed 15-of-26 passes for 168 yards with one touchdown and led the Jaguars rushing attack with a 202-yard performance and three touchdowns on 27 carries including a long…

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