Grambling signs 25 on National Signing Day

From Grambling Media Relations: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State Tigers football team solidified its recruiting class for national signing day with a total of 25 student-athletes. 18 of those athletes signed on Wednesday which is the official date of NSD 2020. Future Tigers athletes can be found below: 7 Mid-Year Signees That Enrolled in January DL Zion Cage: Navarro CC Transfer/ 6’7, 260lbs DL Jalon Sheffield: South Alabama Transfer from Tallahassee FL/ 6’2, 255lbs SAF Lawrence Asiedu: Fort Scott CC Transfer from Austin TX/ All-KJCCC Honorable Mention Defensive Back/ 5’11, 195lbs SAF Hurshie Williams:…

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Tennessee State announces National Signing Day class

From tsutigers.com: NASHVILLE – Tennessee State head coach Rod Reed announced the signing of players to join the Tigers for the 2020 fall season. The Big Blue signed 16 players during the second signing period to go along with the seven inked in December. The Tigers annual Signing Day Celebration introducing all signees, as well as transfers, will take place this evening, Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 7:00 p.m. in the Indoor Practice Facility. By The Numbers:Offense: 11Defense: 12 Quarterbacks: 2Linemen: 6Running Backs: 1Wide Receivers: 2 Defensive Ends: 4Linebackers: 3Cornerbacks: 2Safeties: 3…

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Albany State announces latest signees

From Albany State Athletics: Story Links ALBANY, GA — The Albany State University Department of Athletics under the helm of head football coach Gabe Giardina has announced the signing of 10 student-athletes to the binding National Letter of Intent. “We’re excited with this young group of talent joining the Golden Rams football program,” said Giardina. “Recruiting season is a fun time to bring potential students on campus, introduce them to the athletic program and team. With the program losing some key players the group that we are bringing in will help set the…

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FAMU signs 16 on National Signing Day

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla.| Florida A&M University head football coach announced 16 student-athletes signed national letters of intent on Wednesday to continue their athletic careers at FAMU, including three mid-year transfers and one junior college transfer. “Signing Day is one of the most exciting times of the year, as you get to see who the new additions to the team will be,” Simmons said. “We’ve put in a lot of work over the last couple of months, identifying prospective student-athletes, hosting them on official visits and really showing…

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FAMU announces Ron Reeves as Associate AD for Revenue Generation

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida A&M University’s new VP/Director of Athletics, Kortne Gosha, announced on Friday the appointment of Ron Reeves, as the next Associate AD for Revenue Generation of FAMU Athletics. Reeves comes to Tallahassee after serving as Southern Illinois University – Carbondale’s Assistant Athletic Director for Development. “We are excited to Welcome Ron to our family and the Highest of Seven Hills,” Gosha said. “As we realign our staff, our strategic plan focuses on external affairs and revenue generation operations. Ron’s external and development experience…

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Norfolk State releases 2020 football schedule

From Norfolk State Athletics: 2020 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State head football coach Latrell Scott announced the Spartans’ 2020 schedule Monday, an 11-game slate which includes five home dates and a fan-friendly set of non-conference games. NSU opens the year with the 54th meeting against Virginia State in the popular Labor Day Classic on Saturday, Sept. 5. Kickoff will be at 6 p.m. at William “Dick” Price Stadium. That will be the lone NSU home game in the month of September, as the Spartans play four straight road games following their…

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South Fulton, Georgia proclaims “Christion Abercrombie Day” In honour of injured TSU footballer

From the TSU News Service: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – The City of South Fulton, Georgia, has declared December 19 ‘Christion Abercrombie Day,’ in honor of injured Tennessee State University football player Christion Abercrombie. City Mayor William “Bill” Edwards recently made the proclamation during a ceremony at Westlake High School, where the TSU linebacker graduated. Abercrombie, an Atlanta native, rose to national prominence last year after suffering a severe brain injury in TSU’s game against Vanderbilt on Sept. 29.  His remarkable recovery was described as a miracle.  In a statement at…

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North Carolina A&T tops Alcorn 64-44 to claim third straight Celebration Bowl

From meacsports.com: ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 21, 2019–Behind six touchdown passes from Kylil Carter and two touchdown runs from Jah-Maine Martin, North Carolina A&T State upended Alcorn State 64-44 in Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday to win the program’s third straight Celebration Bowl. The Aggies (9-3) have won four of the bowl game’s five installments. Their 64 points are the most in the short history of the Celebration Bowl, and their 20-point win also marked the largest margin of victory. Carter, a redshirt senior, tied the program record with his six touchdown…

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Florida A&M introduces Keith McCluney as deputy AD

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida A&M University’s new Vice President and Director of Athletics, Kortne Gosha, announced Friday the appointment of Arkansas Pine-Bluff’s Interim Atheltic Director, Keith McCluney, as the next Deputy Director of Athletics and Chief of Staff of FAMU Athletics. “We are thrilled to welcome Keith McCluney to our Florida A&M Athletics family,” Gosha said. Keith brings a wealth of athletics administration experiences and oversight for external operations. His diverse background will be a key asset to our stragetic plan to move FAMU athletics to…

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Florida A&M’s Faddoul and Smith named AFCA All-Americans

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football program wrapped up a busy week of national honors on Friday as Chris Faddoul and Xavier Smith were named to the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) FCS All-American Second Team. Faddoul has been one of the most consistent punters over the past two years in NCAA Division I FCS. During his sophomore season, he led the country in punting and this season, the Wesley Chapel, Fla. native finished right behind Alex Pechin, of Bucknell, in the statistical category.…

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