Week 2 SWAC Football Recap

Around the SWAC North Alabama 25, Alabama A&M 20 FBS #7 Auburn 63, Alabama State 9 Northwestern State 34, Grambling State 7 Louisiana Tech 54, Southern 17 FCS #4 Sam Houston State 41, Prairie View A&M 32 FCS #12 Jacksonville State 71, Mississippi Valley State 0 Texas State 36, Texas Southern 20 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 55, Cumberland (Tenn.) 0 Featured Game Alcorn State 78, Louisiana College 0 LORMAN, MS – The host Braves scored on 12 of their 15 possessions with 11 touchdowns, one field goal and just three punts in…

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Week 2 SIAC Football Recap

Visit the SIAC Football Scoreboard Here Football Scores: Miles 21, University of West Alabama 37 Tuskegee 20, Albany State 0 Clark Atlanta 0, Central State 7 Morehouse 42, Lane 20 McKendree University 34, Kentucky State 17 Benedict 42, Johnson C. Smith University 14 Valdosta State University 55, Fort Valley State 6 Miles 21, University of West Alabama 37 LIVINGSTON, Ala. – A week after accumulating just 115 yards of total offense, Miles spent the first half against West Alabama moving the ball up and down the field with relative ease.…

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SIAC Football Recap September 1

Clark Atlanta 30, Mississippi College 31 From clarkatlantasports.com: In his first game at quarterback for Clark Atlanta University, Charles Stafford threw for 277 yards and two touchdowns and had a big pass to set up a go-ahead fourth-quarter TD, but Drake McCarter’s 18-yard field goal with 3:58 left lifted Mississippi College to a 31-30 win over CAU Thursday in Clinton, Miss. With CAU (0-1) down 28-23 early in the fourth quarter, Stafford threw a high-arching, 45-yard dart to Drakar Jerry to the Mississippi College 1-yard line.  Two plays later, Stafford…

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SWAC Football Recaps Week 1

Alabama State 26, Tuskegee 20 (OT) The Alabama State had not defeated in-state Tuskegee in six years and as they trailed for most of the game, it appeared that the streak was headed to a seventh year. However when the Hornets’ quarterback Darryl Pearson, Jr. scored to tie the contest at 20 apiece with 5:09 remaining in the game. Tuskegee was unable to make anything happen on their subsequent drive and Alabama State got the ball back and ran out the clock to take the game into overtime. In the…

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Week 0 HBCU Analysis and Predictions

The start of the 2018 college football season will be upon us this Saturday and two HBCUs will be taking part in the opening day action. Here are the games and our predictions: Prairie View A&M at Rice, 7 p.m. (ESPN+) Prarie View A&M Panthers travel to Houston, Texas to take on the Rice Owls. Both teams feature first time head coaches who recently assumed the role, Eric Dooley for Prairie View and Mike Bloomgren for Rice. The Panthers were picked to finish fourth in the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s (SWAC)…

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SWAC partners with City of Birmingham; Football championship game returns

Via SWAC.org: Football and Basketball Championships to return to the Magic City BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference is pleased to announce a partnership with the City of Birmingham that will bring its two most high-profile championship events back to the Magic City. SWAC Announces Partnership with City of Birmingham – Southwestern Athletic Conference https://t.co/OLLryyoRFx — The SWAC (@theswac) July 12, 2018 With the agreement, the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship returns home to Legion Field, and the Bill Harris Arena – located adjacent to the Birmingham Crossplex —…

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Texas Southern repeats as SWAC Tournament Champions

For the second consecutive year the Texas Southern Tigershave seized the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. They earned that spot by defeating the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the SWAC tournament final 84-69. For Texas Southern, the same type of offensive output that allowed them ultimately seize control against Prairie View in the semis was on display in the first half of the championship game. A Trent Steen jumper brought UAPB within one was followed by Texas Southern 13-1 run in which Donte Clark scored eight…

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Texas Southern advances to SWAC championship game

Four players in double figures, lights-out second half shooting , and an instrumental run paved the way for Texas Southern defeating Prairie View A&M 88-74 and securing their place in the SWAC championship game. After taking a 5-3 lead in the early going, a three-pointer by Prairie View’s Troy Thompson would give the Panthers a 6-5 lead with 15:22 left in the first half. Prairie View would hold that lead, being up by as many as 6, for nearly the next ten minutes when Donte Clark’s jumper at 5:22 would…

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UAPB advances to SWAC Title game with victory over Southern

One half of the matchup of the 2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship has been set. Arkansas-Pine Bluff advanced by defeating Southern 71-65 earlier this evening. UAPB enjoyed a 19-11 lead before Southern blitzed them with a 19-4 run to put the Jaguars up 30-23. Southern would halve their advantage shaved to three,30-27, right before the break when Charles Jackson was fouled on a three-point attempt and cashed in all three free throws. The second half was a see-saw affair that saw both teams take turns showing the way. The exploits…

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Texas Southern defeats Alabama State in SWAC quarterfinals

Texas Southern’s on fire shooting in the second half to claim victory over Alabama State 90-76 and advance to the semifinals of the SWAC Men’s Basketball Tournamemt. The Tigers shot 65% from the floor in the deciding half and that proved to be too much for the Hornets. Texas Southern had four players in double figures, led by Donte Clark, who scored a game-high 30 points. Trae Jefferson had 24 ; Marquis Salmon put in 13 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Derrick Bruce chipped in with 12. Texas Southern…

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