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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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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September 7 MEAC Football

Visit the MEAC Scoreboard HEREYoungstown State 54, Howard 28South Carolina State 34, Lane 0Norfolk State 44, Virginia State 21Duke 45, North Carolina A&T State 13Towson 42, NC Central 3 Youngstown State 54, Howard 28 YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — It was a tale of big plays in the second half as the Howard University Bison fall to Youngstown State University Penguins 54-28, Saturday afternoon at Stambaugh Stadium.   The Bison falls to (0-2), Youngstown improves to (2-0).  Howard took the opening drive 42 yards in nine plays when a sack and an ensuing holding…

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North Carolina A&T faces big test against Duke

From ncataggies.com : No. 14/15 North Carolina A&T (1-0, 0-0 MEAC) vs. Duke (1-0, 0-0)       Date: September 7, 2019Time: 6 p.m.  City/Venue:  Durham, N.C./Wallace Wade Stadium (40,000)Series: First Meeting TV/Stream: ACC Network ESPN Triad Radio: Donal Ware (play-by-play); Al Swann (analyst) Radio Stations: 600 AM/101.5 FM Winston-Salem 1320 AM/93.7 FM Greensboro1230 AM/104.9 FM High Point 920 AM/104.5 FM Burlington1200 AM/95.1 FM Burlington The Matchup: North Carolina A&T will try to do the unheard of on Saturday when it faces Power Five Duke out of the ACC. The Aggies will try to defeat a school from the Division I-FBS ranks for the fourth time…

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Clark-Atlanta University plays host to Bethune-Cookman football team stuck in Atlanta due to Hurricane Dorian

From clarkatlantasports.com : Sunday after the Bethune Cookman University football team defeated Jackson State 36-15 in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge here in Atlanta, the Wildcats expected to head back to their campus in Daytona Beach, Fla. But with Hurricane Dorian churning in the Atlantic Ocean and steaming towards Florida’s east coast, that plan was made impossible.  And it left the 125-person traveling party of BCU players, coaches and support staff stuck in in their Atlanta hotel. That’s when a former Clark Atlanta University football player reached out to his alma mater…

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Bethune-Cookman defeats Jackson State 36-15 in MEAC/SWAC Challenge

In a game that featured a penalty-drawing mascot, Bethune-Cookman used an opportunistic second half to pull away from Jackson State 36-15 in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge Sunday from “s—k on that UT” , aka Georgia State Stadium. The first half was offensively quiet, with the only changing of the scoreboard was a 25 yard field goal from JSU’s Adrian Salazar at the 12:35 mark of the first quarter. The Jackson State defense stood tough throughout the first half, limiting Bethune-Cookman to a mere 105 yards of total offense. The offense picked…

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FAMU kicked around by UCF in season opener

From famuathletics : ORLANDO, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team could not slow down the high-powered offense of 17th-ranked Central Florida as the Knights cruised to a 62-0 victory in the 2019 season opener on Thursday night at Spectrum Stadium. The Rattlers (0-1) elected to receive off the opening kickoff, but Florida A&M went three-and-out and were forced to punt the football. Central Florida (1-0) immediately went to work on its opening drive. The Knights went 80 yards, in just five plays, and used 1:04 off the clock as Brandon Wimbush…

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Norfolk State Football 2019 Season Preview: Spartans look to get over the hump

From nsuspartans.com: NORFOLK, Va. – With a third-year starter at quarterback, experience along both sides of the line of scrimmage and experience back at every position, the Spartan football team is eager to improve on last year’s 4-7 overall record as the 2019 season nears. Following is a look at the Spartans’ roster heading into the season, which kicks off Saturday at Old Dominion University: OFFENSEThe Spartans bring back nine starters to their offensive unit. NSU is positioned to be as experienced as any of its teams in recent memory under…

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Florida A&M Legend Inducted into College Baseball Hall of Fame

From Florida A&M Sports Information: LUBBOCK, Texas — Florida A&M University Hall of Famer and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Andre Dawson earned another accolade on Thursday, as he was announced as part of the National College Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2019. The 2019 class, which will be inducted as part of the College Baseball Night of Champions celebration Nov. 1-2 in Baton Rouge, La., is headlined by former Florida State coach Mike Martin, winner of 2,029 games, and Cal State Fullerton’s Mark Kotsay,…

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