Miles College defeats Albany State 21-6 in SIAC Title Game

From ASU goldenrams: ALBANY, Ga.- The Miles College Golden Bears captured the 2019 SIAC Football Championship with a 21-6 victory over Albany State University Saturday afternoon at the ASU Coliseum. With the victory, Miles snaps the Rams’ win streak at two games and wraps the 2019 season at 7-4 overall. The game was a slow start for both teams they both finished the first quarter not adding points on the board.  Golden Bears offense came alive as they scored in each remaining quarter. Miles finished the day with 283 yards…

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Florida A&M moves up in multiple FCS polls

From Florida A&M Sports Information : TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team, once again, continued to inch closer to the top 10 in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls on Monday. Despite having a bye week, the Rattlers jumped four spots in the STATS FCS Top 25 to land at No.12. In the FCS Coaches Poll, FAMU moved up one spot to No. 14.  The Rattlers are one of two Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) schools in the FCS Top 25 polls. North Carolina A&T State dropped to 25th in…

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Miles back in SIAC title game

Courtesy of Miles Athletics TUSKEGEE, Ala. — Tuskegee has as hallowed a football program that can be found in Black College Football. But in the SIAC Divisional Era, it is Miles that has become the standard bearer. For the second straight year and the fifth time since 2011, the Golden Bears will play for the SIAC title. A 20-6 dismantling of the Golden Tigers gave Miles the league’s Western Division crown and sets it up for a championship matchup at Albany State next week. If the title game opponent looks familiar, it’s because…

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November 9 MEAC Football Recap

Courtesy of meacsports: Visit the MEAC Scoreboard HEREMorgan State 22, North Carolina A&T State 16South Carolina State 62, Howard 21Delaware State 16, Bethune-Cookman 13Norfolk State 28, North Carolina Central 21 Morgan State 22, North Carolina A&T State 16 BALTIMORE — DeAndre Harris passed for 218 yards and one touchdown and scored the game-winner on a keeper from the 1 as Morgan State upset North Carolina A&T for the second year in a row, 22-16 on Saturday. North Carolina A&T, No. 14 in the STATS FCS Top 25, never led during the game, but…

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Alabama State defeats Texas Southern 27-21

From bamastatesports : Box Score  HOUSTON, Texas | Alabama State held off a furious Texas Southern second half rally to come away with their second consecutive road victory in Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play, defeating the Tigers 27-21 at BBVA Stadium Saturday. Alabama State (5-4, 4-2 SWAC) scored all 27 of their points in the first half and were able to overcome four turnovers to hold off Texas Southern (0-10, 0-6 SWAC). Ezra Gray led Alabama State with 154 yards on 24 carries, leading the Hornets’ offensive attack that produced 403 total yards.…

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Albany State pounds Fort Valley 42-6 in Fountain City Classic

From asugoldenrams: COLUMBUS, Ga. – Albany State completed its sweep of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Eastern Division on Saturday, Nov. 9, defeating rival Fort Valley State University, 42-6, in the 30th Annual Fountain City Classic at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium. With the win, the Golden Rams are now 23-7 against Fort Valley State since the rivalry game moved to Columbus in 1990. ASU (7-3) will carry a two-game win streak into next the SIAC Football Championship next Saturday, Nov. 16 when the Golden Rams will welcome the SIAC West Champion…

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Ladarius Skelton wins three player of the week honors

From Southern University Media Relations: BATON ROUGE, La. — Homecoming on the Bluff was a night to remember for Southern’s junior quarterback Ladarius Skelton, who accounted for a career-high 436 yards of total offense and four touchdowns as the SWAC West Division leader slipped past Alabama A&M 35-31. He threw a game-winning 2-yard TD pass with 28 seconds remaining and was 16 of 25 for 198 yards and two scores with no interceptions. He also racked up 238 rushing yards and two TDs on 34 carries. It was the 10th-most…

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FAMU’s Ryan Staley named to Walter Payton Award watch list

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida A&M University redshirt senior quarterback Ryan Stanley was named to the STATS FCS Walter Payton Award Watch List on Monday. Stanley, who was named to the College Football Performance Award (CFPA) Midseason FCS Watch List on Monday, has set numerous records this season. The Pembroke Pines, Fla. native owns four career school passing records and surpassed Quinn Gray in those categories, which include passing completions (675), passing attempts (1,117), passing yards (8,252) and touchdowns (60). In addition, he owns the Mid-Eastern Athletic…

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MEAC Football Week 9 Honorees

From meacsports: NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 4, 2019 – Norfolk State quarterback Juwan Carter and Florida A&M wide receiver Xavier Smith have been named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Co-Offensive Players of the Week, the conference office announced today. Norfolk State’s Nhyre’ Quinerly is the Defensive Player of the Week and teammate Devyn Coles has been selected as Rookie of the Week. Earning Offensive Lineman of the Week honors is Norfolk State’s Jalen Powell and picking up Specialist of the Week honors is Florida A&M’s Marcus Williams.  Carter (QB, 6-0, 175, Jr., Pembroke Pines, Fla.) tallied 340 yards of total offense and accounted for four…

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Week 9 SIAC Football Recap

From thesiac: Standings | Schedule | Statistics ScoreboardTuskegee 27, Edward Waters (Fla.) 26Savannah State 53, Fort Valley State 24Lane 36, Central State 10Albany State 21, Morehouse 15Miles 17, Kentucky State 0Benedict 31, Clark Atlanta 7 Tuskegee 27, Edward Waters (Fla.) 26 Edward Waters scored a touchdown with 20 seconds left but missed its extra point and Tuskegee escaped with a 27-26 win over Edward Waters College Friday from Jacksonville, Fla. The victory pushed Skegee’s win streak to four straight and sets up a pivotal SIAC Western Division clash with Miles College next Saturday. Box Score | Recap Up Next:…

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