Grambling falls to Bethune, 36-19

GSU 19 BCU 36 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F GSU 10 9 0 0 19 BCU 14 3 3 16 36 Courtesy of Brian Howard, Grambling State Athletics The Grambling State University football team could not rally in the final quarter as Bethune-Cookman extended its winning streak over the Tigers with a 36-19 victory to open Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play on Saturday afternoon at Daytona Stadium. Grambling State, which has dropped four straight straight to Bethune-Cookman, trailed 20-19 to open the final quarter, but turnovers and penalties plagued…

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September 19 SWAC Football Weekly Honourees

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference:: The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Jackson State’s Shedeur Sanders, Aubrey Miller Jr. and Sy’veon Wilkerson along with Texas Southern’s Richard Garcia III its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during games played this past week of competition. Offensive- Shedeur Sanders| Quarterback | Jackson State University Sanders accounted for a career-high six touchdowns (four passing/two rushing) during Jackson State’s 66-24 win over Grambling State. He completed 22-of-34 passes for 357 yards. Sanders threw touchdown passes of 7, 26, 86, and 23 yards to go along…

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Jackson State takes 33rd SHC, 16-3 over Tennessee State

16  JSU 3 TSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F JSU 0 6 3 7 16 TSU 3 0 0 0 3 The 33rd iteration of the Southern Heritage Classic could very well be the last time we see the game as we know it. If it turns out to be the case, the 51,351 fans in attendance were treated to a hard fought contest in which Jackson State prevailed over Tennessee State, 16-3. TSU got off to a good start, taking the openly kickoff and drove 58 yards in…

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FAMU defeats Albany State 23-13

13 ASU 23  FAMU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ASU 7 0 0 6 13 FAMU 0 17 6 0 23 Florida A&M finally got off the schnide this season, getting a hard-fought win against SIAC champion Albany State ,23-13. Albany State got right to work on their first drive and proceeded to march 81-yards in 12 plays over 5:53, getting into the endzone via a 7-yard run from Marcuis Fulks to take a 7-0 lead. On their next offensive possession, the Rattlers were putting together a drive that…

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September 10, 2022 SWAC Football scores and recaps

Here are the results from the 10 September 2022 day of Southwestern Athletic Conference football: Courtesy of the Southwestern Athlefic Conference: SWAC Football Scores and Recaps Team Standings Saturday, September 10 Austin Peay 41,  Mississippi Valley State 0 – Box Score I Recap South Carolina State 33, Bethune-Cookman 9 – Box Score I Recap UCLA 45, Alabama State 7 – Box Score I Recap Florida A&M 23, Albany State 13 – Box Score I Recap Troy 38, Alabama A&M 17 – Box Score I Recap Tulane 52, Alcorn State 0 – Box Score I Recap Jackson State 16, Tennessee State 3 – Box…

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2022 Southern Heritage Classic Preview and Prediction

Saturday will mark the 33rd edition of the Southern Heritage Classic. This matchup could be the last time that the game is seen in its current form, pitting Tennessee State and Jackson State , particularly if Jackson State and the Southwestern Athletic Conference have their druthers. Tenessee State comes into the the contest at 0-1, losing a hotly-contested game that came down to the last possession with the Big Sky’s Eastern Washington, 36-29. In that game Austin Peay transfer, quarterback Draylen Ellis went 17/27 for 257 yards two touchdowns and…

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Grambling’s James earns consecutive SWAC Offensive Player of the Week

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications :  Grambling State University sophomore outside hitter Jayden James earned her second consecutive Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honor, the conference announced on Wednesday. James received SWAC accolades after a stellar week in four Grambling State matches. She was selected to the UNA Volleyball Classic All-Tournament Team after her phenomenal three-match performance against North Alabama, New Orleans and Lamar. She registered 50 kills, 33 digs, two block assists and one service ace. Florida A&M’s Brook Hudson was named the SWAC Defensive…

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Jackson State opens up a can on FAMU in OBC, 59-3

Pitting blluebloods Jackson State and FAMU agssinst one another he Orange Blossom Classic was supposed to be the crown jwewl od Week 1 of HBCU football. Takinginto amount the 7-6 defensive slugfest won black Jackson State in last year’s contest, combined with the fact two teams separated themselves as the creme de la creme of the SWAC as the season went along ( JSU advancing to the Celebration Bowl and FAMU making the playoffs), the anticipation for this matchup had been building since the schedule rebased earlier this summer. Then…

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Jayden James wins SWAC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: | Grambling State University sophomore outside hitter Jayden James was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced on Thursday. James, playing in her first two matches for Grambling State last weekend at the Saluki Bash, recorded 24 total kills as the Lady Tigers went 1-1. The Chandler, Ariz. native logged also logged eight digs, four service aces and one block. In a four-set victory over Southern Illinois, James finished with 15 kills in 29 total attacks, with just three…

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Grambling football position breakdown, part 6: The D-Line

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: The Grambling State University football program is doing a nine-part series, as we look to breakdown each position. Today, we begin a look at the Tiger defense, starting with the defensive linemen  Position Coach: Ken Delgado  Defense is known to win championships, so it is no surprise Grambling State returns a wealth on the defensive line. Blend that in with the new coming group and this defense has a chance to be something special.  Delgado, who has spent more than 30 years as a coach…

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