October 18, 2021 SWAC Football weekly honorees

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Southern’s Kobe Dillon, Chase Foster, and Luke Jackson along with Jackson State’s Keith Corbin III its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during games played this past week of competition. Offensive – Kobe Dillon, Southern University  Dillon broke the Southern University single game rushing record on Saturday with 14 carries for 267 yards and three touchdowns. Dillon’s longest run of the day came during the opening drive of the third quarter when he burst…

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CIAA Football Week 7 Player Honorees

Food Lion Offensive Lineman of the Week FOOD LION OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK #58 Justin Meade, Virginia Union(So, OL – Richmond, VA) Meade anchored an VUU offensive line that gave up no sacks against the league’s top pass rushing unit and helped the Panthers put up 562 yards of total offense, including 363 rushing yards, and 38 points in their win over Chowan. The VUU running game produced two rushers that put up 125+ yards each on the ground and while the offense averaged eight yards per play as a unit and registered 27…

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October 16, 2021 SIAC Football Western Division Recaps

From the SIAC: MILES 34, LANE 31GAME STATSJACKSON, TENN. — Miles used a touchdown and a field goal in the fourth quarter to hold off Lane 34-31 on Saturday afternoon on Lane Field at Rothrock Stadium. Kingston Davis and Donte Edwards led MC (3-4, 2-2 SIAC) combining for 334 of the 449 yards of total offense. Davis scored a pair of touchdowns, including one in the final frame, to highlight 170 rushing yards on 22 attempts (7.7 avg.). Edwards added 164 yards on 26 attempts (6.3 avg.) and a touchdown.…

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October 16, 2021 SIAC East Football Recap

SAVANNAH STATE 49, CLARK ATLANTA 14Courtesy of ssuathletics.comSAVANNAH, GA.— Savannah State University counts on its defense to keep points off the scoreboard, but Saturday the unit did a good job adding points for the Tigers. And the returning alumni on Homecoming left Theodore A. Wright Stadium happy after a 49-14 victory over Clark Atlanta University. “Momentum is a funny thing. It can go one way or the other and it went our way in the fourth quarter,” Head Coach Shawn Quinn said. “I was worried about this game all week.…

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Week 7 CIAA Football Recap

From the CIAA: 2021 CIAA Football Standings2021 CIAA Football Composite Schedule2021 Statistics  CHARLOTTE – It’s week seven of the 2021 season and divisional play is well underway across the CIAA. Several teams across the conference look to position themselves for a late-season run towards a division title and a spot in the CIAA Championship on November 13 in Salem, VA. This week’s games featured several intriguing divisional battles, including a nationally-televised matchup on AspireTV between #16 Bowie State and Virginia State. Let’s take a look at this week’s results across the league:  Lincoln (PA) 17, Elizabeth…

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October 16, 2021 SWAC Football Recap

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: SWAC Football Scores and Recaps   Team Standings Saturday, October 16 Prairie View A&M 35, Bethune-Cookman 29– Box Score I Recap Florida A&M 35, Alabama A&M 31–  Box Score I Recap Grambling State 34, Texas Southern 20– Box Score I Recap Southern 34, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 7– Box Score I Recap Jackson State 28, Alabama State 7– Box Score I Recap Alcorn State 24, Mississippi Valley State 12– Box Score I Recap About the SWACThe 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…

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Grambling ends losing streak with win over Texas Southern

From Grambling State Sports Communications Defense Sparks Grambling State to Win Over TSU  GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University football team got two scores from its defense as the Tigers celebrated Homecoming with a 34-20 victory over Texas Southern in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game on Saturday afternoon at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium. Grambling State (3-4 overall, 2-2 SWAC) started slow but used a 17-point third quarter to pull away from Texas Southern.TSU capitalized on a turnover by GSU starting quarterback Noah Bodden as Andrew Body took advantage of…

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Jackson State pulls away in second half in 28-7 Homecoming win over Alabama State

7 ALST 28 JSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ALST 0 7 0 0 7 JSU 7 0 14 7 28 via Dennis Driscoll, JSU Associate Athletic Director JACKSON, Miss. – The 2021 Homecoming was titled “Thee Comeback” and the bout between Jackson State and Alabama State lived up to the billing. The Tigers routed the Hornets 28-7 in front of 53, 578 faithful – which is a JSU homecoming attendance record. JSU (5-1, 3-0 SWAC) scored first when freshman Shedeur Sanders found senior Keith Corbin III at the 10:31 mark in the first quarter. ASU (3-3,…

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Southern ruins homecoming, beats up Arkansas Pine Bluff 34-7

34 SU 7 UAPB Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F SOUTHE~1 7 14 10 3 34 UAPB 0 0 0 7 7 Via Willie D. Scott, Associate Director of Sports Information Pine Bluff, Arkansas — Southerns’ record breaking day spoils UAPB’s homecoming led by Kobe Dillon and Chase Foster. Final score was 34-7 at Simmons Bank Filed on the campus of University of Arkansas- Pine Bluff. A game time decision on the starting running back, Head Coach Jason Rollins called Kobe Dillon‘s number and he led the Jaguars dominant rushing attack. SU pounded the ball all evening for 332…

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Virginia Union gets by Chowan, 38-31

From vuusports.com: 38 VUU 31 CU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F VUU 10 14 7 7 38 CU 14 7 0 10 3 Dr. Alvin Parker, head coach of the Virginia Union University football team, says the 2021 team takes the season one game at a time. When the Panthers visited Chowan University on Saturday, October 16, VUU downed the 25th ranked Hawks 38-31. “This was a big win because it was the next one,” said VUU Head Football Coach Dr. Alvin Parker.  “We’ve been preaching to just take the season one…

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