Fayetteville State releases 2019 Football Schedule and Season Ticket rates

From theciaa.com : Fayetteville, N.C. – The defending CIAA Southern Division Champions Fayetteville State University and CIAA Football Coach of the Year Richard Hayes releases the Broncos 2019 schedule. The upcoming schedule currently features five home contests and four road games; with the opportunity of a fifth away game. FSU will offer a special savings on season tickets at $75 for general admission and $100 for reserved seats; which is a $35 savings on general tickets and $40 on the reserved section. For information on securing your 2019 tickets, contact the…

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Chowan releases 2019 Football Schedule

From the Chowan University Office of Sports Information MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Head coach Tim Place and the Chowan Football team releases their 2019 schedule looking to build off a stellar 2018 season after posting a 6-4 overall record and a 4-2 mark in the CIAA last season. The 2019 slate features four home contests and six road games including back-to-back contests against the 2018 CIAA Football Championship participants. Chowan will start off the season on road against UVa-Wise on September 7.  The Hawks and Cavaliers will meet for the first time on the…

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Grambling State University football holds its pro day

From Grambling Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University held its annual football Pro Day at Eddie G. Robinson Memoria Stadium on Tuesday morning in front of scouts representing 15 teams from the National Football League. “I thought it was a good day,” Grambling State head football coach Broderick Fobbs said. “This was a tremendous opportunity for these young men and to get an opportunity to perform in front of these scouts is always good.” Fourteen former Grambling State student-athletes went through a two-hour workout in front of NFL scouts on Tuesday.…

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Urban Meyer named keynote speaker at inaugural Grambling event

From Grambling Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University Department of Athletics, in conjunction with the Eddie G. Robinson Museum, announced a very special event in the continuing celebration of what would have been legendary Grambling State University head football coach Eddie Robinson’s 100th birthday this year. The event is part of a new program called, “Legacy Keepers: Preserving the Eddie Robinson Playbook,” and former head football coach of the Ohio State University, Urban Meyer, will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural event. The event will take place on Thursday,…

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Grambling will hold its Pro Day on March 19

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University football team will hold its Pro Day on Tuesday, March 19, Tigers head coach Broderick Fobbs announced on Tuesday. Individual workouts are slated to get underway at 9 a.m. at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium. Fans are invited to come watch field workouts. Individual workouts in the weight room are closed to the public. Grambling State has had several players sent to the NFL, including Chad Williams, who was selected by the Arizona Cardinals during the 2017 NFL Draft, while Chester Rogers earned a spot with…

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2019 MEAC Hall of Fame: Dwayne Harper spotlight

From meacsports.com : By Roscoe Nance South Carolina State has produced a long list of outstanding defensive football players. From Deacon Jones to Donnie Shell, from Harry Carson to Barney Bussey, from Robert Porche to Javon Hargrave and Darius Leonard, the Bulldogs seem to have always boasted athletes dedicated to the proposition of shutting down opposing offenses. Dwayne Harper, a member of the 2019 MEAC Hall of Fame Class, belongs on that list as well, but his Hall of Fame career wearing the garnet and blue nearly ended before it…

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Grambling football open Spring Practice Thursday

From Grambling State University Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | It has been nearly three months since the last time the Grambling State University football team was on the field, but the Tigers will begin preparation for the 2019 season with the first of 15 spring practices on Thursday at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium.  Grambling State will practice eight times in March, starting with the first one on Thursday. The Tigers will wrap up the spring schedule with seven practices in April. Grambling State head coach Broderick Fobbs announced the team…

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SWAC re-emerging as destination for top student-athletes

From swac.org : BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- With storied traditions, rich legacies, and some of the biggest names to ever play the game it’s safe to say that the football history of Southwestern Athletic Conference is truly remarkable and unmatched at the FCS level. Eddie Robinson, Walter Payton, Jerry Rice, Doug Williams, Deacon Jones, Robert Brazille, Steve McNair, Aeneas Williams, and Michael Strahan are just a few of the legendary names of the game that also just so happened to attend SWAC member institutions. For decades the SWAC has produced some of…

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Bowie State’s Amir Hall wins second consecutive Black College Hall of Fame Player of the Year award

From Bowie State Sports Information: ATLANTA, Ga. – The Black College Football Hall of Fame has announced that Bowie State senior quarterback Amir Hall has once again won the Deacon Jones Trophy, being named the 2018 Black College Football Player of the Year. Black College Football Hall of Fame Trustees James “Shack” Harris and Doug Williams made the announcement during the 2019 Black College Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Atlanta on Saturday night. The Award recognizes the most outstanding football player from a Historically Black College & University (HBCU)…

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Grambling hires Mark Orlando as Offensive Coordinator

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University head football coach Broderick Fobbs announced on Friday that Mark Orlando will join the coaching staff as the new offensive coordinator/running backs coach, taking over for Lee Fobbs, who recently retired. “We are extremely excited to have Mark on our coaching staff,” Fobbs said. “He is a veteran coach, who brings a lot of experience to our program. His track record of success guiding offenses speaks for itself from his time at Bethune-Cookman to his last three years at Alabama…

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