Alabama A&M vs Central State Preview

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Alabama A&M Game Notes | Central State Game Notes

MOBILE, Ala, – Alabama State will face Central State in the Gulf Coast Challenge at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama on Saturday. Kickoff has been slated for 6:00 p.m.

Alabama A&M fell short to the Samford Bulldogs in a 55-21 defeat last week. Despite the loss, Alabama A&M appeared to be on the verge of taking a lead into halftime. Ageel Glass completed four straight passes to lead the Bulldogs deep into Samford territory before a pass attempt across the middle of the field was tipped into the air.

Alabama A&M was on the brink of getting back into the game when the Bulldogs had a first and goal on the opposing 1-yard line. But Alabama A&M was not able to punch the ball into the end zone, turning the ball over on downs.

Jordan Bentley led Alabama A&M with 137 rushing yards on 17 carries. Glass passed for 186 yards and two touchdowns, completing 19 of 33 attempts with two interceptions.

Central State and Alabama A&M have met seven times with the first meeting coming in the 1977 season. The series is currently tied, 3-3-1.


The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU alumni playing with professional sports teams.

Current championship competition offered by the league includes competition for men in Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field and Tennis.

Women’s competition is offered in the sports of Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball.

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