Alabama’s Nick Sabah reportedly tested positive for COVID-19

from ESPN.com: Alabama football coach Nick Saban has tested positive for COVID-19, team sources tell ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi. Saban was informed of the poisitive test by the training staff today. Saban left the football facility immediately. No. 2 Alabama plays No. 3 Georgia Saturday night.

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Multiple positive COVID-19 tests causes Saturday’s LSU v Florida game to be postponed

from ESPN.com: Saturday’s game between No. 10 Florida and LSU at “The Swamp” has been postponed after the Gators have seen a surge in positive COVID-19 tests this week, it was announced Wednesday. The game has tentatively been rescheduled for the SEC’s built-in bye week on Dec. 12, which is the week before the SEC championship. The SEC said on Twitter that the game was postponed after “positive tests & subsequent quarantine of individuals with the Florida FB program.” Florida has 18 positives among scholarship players and three walk-ons, athletic director Scott Stricklin said Wednesday. He…

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SEC will play conference-only schedule in 2020

from cbssports.com’s Adam Silverstein With college football schedules across the country in flux amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the SEC will announce Thursday afternoon that it will move to a 10-game, conference-only schedule for the 2020 season, according to AL.com and Sports Illustrated. The SEC will also push the start of its season to Saturday, Sept. 26, what was originally scheduled to be Week 4 of the 2020 campaign. It is unknown at this time how the SEC will fill out the additional two games of its conference-only schedule. League members traditionally play eight…

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Southern and Grambling added to future LSU schedules

Courtesy LSU Athletics: BATON ROUGE – LSU has added Southern and Grambling State to its future football schedule marking the first time the Tigers will face the two historic in-state opponents, athletic director Scott Woodward officially announced. LSU will host Southern on Sept. 10, 2022 in Tiger Stadium, while the Tigers will face Grambling on Sept. 9, 2023 in Tiger Stadium.  “This is an incredible opportunity to join our fan bases of these historic Louisiana institutions and championship programs,” Woodward said. “These dates will be days to celebrate not only…

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Washington State’s Bryce Beekman dead at 22

Though we don’t cover much collegiate sports outside of our HBCU coverage , but tragedy has struck college football with the untimely and premature passing of Washington State safety Bryce Beekman at only 22 years of age. from 24/7 sports : HEARTBREAKING NEWS HAS ARRIVEDto Washington State. On Wednesday morning, CF.C confirmed WSU safety Bryce Beekman, getting ready to embark on his final season with the football team, passed away.  Members of the team took to social media late Tuesday evening and delivered multiple emotional tweets, some including ’26’ in them,…

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2018 CIAA Football Championship makes its return to Salem Football Stadium

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announced it will host its 2018 Football Championship game Saturday, November 10 at Salem Stadium located in Salem-Roanoke, VA. The game pits the Conference’s Northernand Southern Division Champions against each other and  is scheduled for a 1:00 p.m. EST kickoff. The attendees to the game will have many family friendly activities-  a free Fan Zone including giveaways, interactive events, the Coca-Cola/Food Lion Tailgate Cook Off and appearances from drum lines and cheerleading squads from rival schools. Tickers for the game go on sale Monday,…

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SIAC Week 4 Players of the Week

From the SIAC.com:    ATLANTA, Ga. (September 24, 2018) – Terraris Saffold (Central State) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, while De’Micheal McQueen (Lane) earned Defensive Player of the Week, released by the league office on Monday. Turner Warren (Kentucky State) was also tabbed Special Teams Player of the Week alongside William Callaway (Morehouse) who earned Newcomer of the Week. OFFENSIVE – Terraris Saffold, Central State Running back  |  6’0  |  180  |  Hayneville, Ala. Saffold put together his best overall game as…

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SIAC Football Week 4 Recap

Visit the SIAC Football Scoreboard Here Football Scores: Missouri S&T 16, Tuskegee 7 Morehouse 23, Miles 21 Clark Atlanta 13, Kennesaw State University 70 Albany State 14, Lane 7 Central State 24, Kentucky State 6 Fort Valley State 20, Benedict 28 Missouri S&T 16, Tuskegee 7 TUSKEGEE, Ala. – Roderick Chapman returned Missouri S&T’s opening kickoff back 90 yards for a touchdown and never trailed Tuskegee, who dropped its home opener 16-7 Saturday afternoon at Cleve L. Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium.  It would mark the first home loss since a…

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Tennessee State comes back from 21 down to defeat Eastern Illinois

from tsutigers.com:   CHARLESTON, ILL. — Trailing by as many as 21 points in the second quarter, the Tennessee State football team stormed all the way back to earn a hard-fought 41-40 road victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday at O’Brien Field in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams. Saturday marked the first win for TSU (2-0, 1-0 OVC) over EIU (0-4, 0-1 OVC) since the 2011 season. TSU took its first lead of the game with 7:31 to go in the fourth quarter when Demry Croft hit…

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Albany State gets first win of the season

After being outscored 110-35 in their first three games and going winless, the Albany State Golden Rams headed to Lane Field to take on the Lane Dragons needing a win in the worst way. After Lane and Albany State alternated punts on the first three possessions of the game, Albany State would initiate the game’s first score when a 4 play, 42 yard drive was capped off when Kelias Williams found Mike Green all alone for a 24-yard touchdown pass. The extra point gave the Golden Rams a 7-0 advantage.…

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