Late mistakes haunt Albany State in 24-17 loss to Mississippi College

From asugoldenrams.com : CLINTON, Miss. — The Albany State University football team saw the host Mississippi College  erase a 10-point halftime deficit and score the game-winning touchdown in the final minute to take the 24-17 win on Saturday night at Robinson-Hale Stadium. With the loss the Golden Rams drop to 0-2 on the season while the Choctaws improve to 1-1.  HOW IT HAPPENED  – Albany State got off to a fast start with a 15-play, 74-yard opening drive that took over eight minutes and ended with a four-yard touchdown pass from Kelias Williams to Michael…

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Week 2 CIAA Football Recap

From theciaa.com : 2019 CIAA Football Standings 2019 Composite Schedule 2019 Statistics Week two of 2019 CIAA Football saw all 12 of the conference’s teams in action on the same day for the first time this season. This week’s slate of games featured a pair of matchups against top 25 teams as Virginia Union faced #8 Lenoir Rhyne and Fayetteville State took on #18 Wingate. Additionally, two non-conference matchups between conference teams took place as Shaw hosted Bowie State and Livingstone opened at home against Elizabeth City State.  Chowan 70, Alderson Broaddus 16 FINAL…

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September 14 SWAC Football Recap

Scores from around the SWAC Saturday, September 14 Jackson State 49, Tennessee State 44Recap I Boxscore Alabama A&M 31, North Alabama 24Recap I Boxscore Nicholls State 42, Prairie View A&M 35Recap I Boxscore McNeese State 17, Alcorn State 14Recap I Boxscore Southern 61, Edward Waters 0Recap I Boxscore Arkansas-Pine Bluff 53, Langston 15Recap I Boxscore Louisiana 77, Texas Southern 6Recap I Boxscore Kennesaw State 42, Alabama State 7  Recap I Boxscore

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Kennesaw State runs wild on Alabama State 42-7

From bamastatesports : Box Score  MONTGOMERY, Ala. | The seventh-ranked Kennesaw State Owls took advantage of a pair of Alabama State turnovers, running past the Hornets 42-7 Saturday night at ASU Stadium. Kennesaw State (2-1), who came into the game with 11th best offense in the country, hit their average with 520 yards of total offense (70 plays) while holding Alabama State to just 54 total plays. The Owls used 480 yards of rushing to get to their total, despite a 100-yard rusher. The Owls took advantage of an early miscue…

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Mistakes costs Prairie View against Nicholls State

From pvpanthers.com : PRAIRIE VIEW – The upset-minded Prairie View A&M football team fell just shy in its mission to topple FCS No. 10 Nicholls State, coming up short in a 42-35 shootout Saturday evening in Panther Stadium at Blackshear Field Prairie View A&M (1-2) was done in by a big third quarter from the Colonels, who  took advantage of short fields and turnovers during a stretch where they scored 29 unanswered points. After the Colonels struck first with a 15-yard touchdown scamper from Dion Ray that capped a 10-play, 90-drive, the…

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September 14 MEAC Football Recap

From meacsports.com : Visit the MEAC Scoreboard HEREHampton 41, Howard 20 Coastal Carolina 46, Norfolk State 7Miami (FL) 63, Bethune-Cookman 0James Madison 63, Morgan State 12Delaware State 58, Lincoln (PA) 12Florida A&M 57, Fort Valley State 20USF 55, South Carolina State 16North Carolina A&T State 27, Charleston Southern 21Gardner-Webb 21, North Carolina Central 12 Hampton 41, Howard 20  CHICAGO, Ill. — After a slow start, the Hampton Pirates found their offensive mojo on Saturday and took a 41-20 win over Howard in the 22nd annual Chicago Football Classic at Soldier Field. Earning MVP…

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Jackson State takes 30th Southern Heritage Classic 49-44 over Tennessee State

A furious fourth quarter falls was not enough to lift TSU to victory as Jackson State was able to hang on for a 49-44 victory in the 30th edition of the Southern Heritage Classic. Jackson State got off to the best start a team could as Josh Littles returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown, putting JSU up 7-0,, with the PAT. TSU responded with a kickoff return of their own, with Chris Rowland taking the ensuing kick 96 yards to the house to knot the game at…

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FAMU kicks off home season in Jake Gaither Classic

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team will look to get into the win column on Saturday night as the Rattlers will have its 2019 home opener against Fort Valley State. Kickoff for the Third Annual Jake Gaither Classic is set for 6 p.m. at Bragg Memorial Stadium.  Florida A&M (0-1) had an extra week to prepare for Fort Valley State with a bye last week. The Rattlers enter Saturday’s game off a 62-0 loss on Aug. 29 to 17th-ranked Central Florida. FAMU held the Knights to just…

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FAMU coach Willie Simmons Tuesday press conference

In this press conference Florida A&M University discusses the upcoming Jake Gaithersburg Classic and what the name sake of the game meant to the university, and what he wants to see from his players. The Rattlers are coming off a 62-0 decimation at the hands of Central Florida and will look to get into the win column this Saturday against Fort Valley State University in the Jake Gaithersburg Classic. Kickoff time for the game is 6:00 p.m. EST. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fxj0GsPZaJYEGhDPewHvZeAtRVuMkXjK/view?usp=drivesdk

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CIAA Weekly Football Honors #1

From theciaa.com : FOOD LION OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK #60 Justin Smith, Virginia Union(Sr, OL – Leesburg, VA) Smith anchored an offensive line that allowed Virginia Union to rack up 390 yards of total offense, including 191 yards rushing and 199 yards passing, in their upset win over Division I Hampton, 36-7. The 6-1, 280 senior and the rest of the Panthers offensive line didn’t surrender a sack in their season-opening win.  FOOD LION RECEIVER OF THE WEEK #17 Charles Hall, Virginia Union(So, WR – Trenton, NJ) Sophomore receiver Charles Hall led Virginia Union…

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