Alabama A&M handily takes care of Alabama State 38-14 in Magic City Classic

14 Alabama State 3-3, 3-2 SWAC 38  Alabama A&M 4-0, 3-0 SWAC Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ALST 7 7 0 0 14 AAMU 7 10 14 7 38 From AAMU sports: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – For the first time in nearly a decade, No. 25 Alabama A&M (4-0, 3-0 SWAC) football is the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) East Division Champion and has earned a berth in the league title game with a 38-14 rout of rival Alabama State (3-3, 3-2 SWAC) in the 79th Annual Magic City Classic on Saturday, April 1 The…

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UAPB claims SWAC West with 36-31 win over Prairie View

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: PINE BLUFF, Ark.- The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff football team won the Spring 2021 SWAC Western Division Championship with a 36-31 win over Prairie View A&M Saturday at Simmons Bank Field. The Golden Lions continued to turn back the clock in winning the division championship for the first time since 2012.  The Golden Lions will play in the Cricket Wireless SWAC Football Championship Game presented by Pepsi Zero on Saturday May 1 against either Alabama A&M at 2 p.m. at a location TBD. Quarterback Skyler Perry (16-33,…

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Alabama A&M takes 79th Magic City Classic 38-14

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: MONTGOMERY, Ala.- In the first ever spring Magic City Classic, Alabama A&M defeated Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) opponent and in-state rival Alabama State 38-14 at Legion Field Saturday night to clinch the Eastern Division and a trip to the SWAC Championship game.  Alabama State got on the board early as running back Jacory Merritt punched in a one-yard touchdown to cap an 11 play, 95-yard drive with just over eight minutes to play in the first quarter, before a response by the Bulldogs to tie the…

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SWAC Football Weekly Honors

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Alabama A&M’s Aqeel Glass,  Alabama State’s Irshaad Davis, Alabama A&M’s Troy Lendvay and Alabama State’s Ryan Nettles it’s SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during conference play this past week the league announced on Monday. Offensive- Glass (St. Louis, Mo.) went 27-of-40 with no interceptions and set career-highs with 440 yards passing and six touchdowns while adding a seventh on the ground to lead the Alabama A&M Bulldogs offensive attack this past weekend. Under his…

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Alabama State cleans up Mississippi Valley State 42-17

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: MONTGOMERY, Ala.- After a sluggish first half, Alabama State pulled away in the second half to pull away from Mississippi Valley State 42-17 at ASU Stadium in Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) action Saturday afternoon. Alabama State (3-2, 3-1 SWAC) found themselves trailing 3-0 early before forcing a turnover with just over six minutes remaining in the opening quarter. Eric Felts and Irshaad Davis combined to return the fumble inside the 10-yard line before Myles Crawley scored his first career touchdown on a three-yard run with 5:46…

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Aqeel Glass’ career day pushes Alabama A&M past Jackson State, 53-42

from the Southwestern Athletic Conference: JACKSON, Miss. – Senior quarterback Aqeel Glass (St. Louis, Mo.) delivered a day for the ages and Alabama A&M put up the most points against a Division I opponent in 12 years as they defeated past Jackson State 52-43 on Saturday, April 10. Glass went 27-of-40 with no interceptions and set career-highs with 440 yards passing and six touchdowns while adding a seventh on the ground to lead the Bulldogs offensive attack while senior wide receiver Zabrian Moore (Tuscaloosa) was the recipient of four of those receptions for…

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March 20, 2021 SWAC Football Docket

Upcoming SWAC Football Games  Saturday, March 20Alabama A&M at Prairie View A&M– PostponedArkansas-Pine Bluff at Grambling State– 12:00 pm (Live Stats I Video)Jackson State at Alabama State– 3:00 pm (Live Stats I ESPN2)Southern at Texas Southern- 7:30 pm (Live Stats I AT&T SportsNet) All times listed Central Standard Time (CST) Game dates and times are subject to changeAbout the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU alumni playing with professional sports teams. Current championship competition offered by…

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Prairie View defeats Grambling 17-10 in State Fair Classic

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: ARLINGTON, Texas – The Prairie View A&M football team relied on a strong defensive effort to defeat Grambling State 17-10 in the State Fair Classic at Globe Life Park. This marks the third-straight win for the Panthers over Grambling State, the first time since 2011-13 that has happened. Following a field goal by Luis Reyes, the Panthers appeared poised to take control of the game following an interception by Reggie Stubblefield. The Panthers methodically worked the ball down the field before an impressive scamper by Kristian…

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UAPB gets win over Southern in spring football opener

Courtesy of UAPB Athletics: BATON ROUGE, La. – Quarterback Skyler Perry accounted for four touchdowns as the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff football team won at Southern 33-30 Saturday in the 2021 spring football season opener for the Golden Lions. Perry completed 22 of 37 passes for 223 yards and two touchdowns and rushed eight times for 58 yards and two additional touchdowns as UAPB (1-0 overall, 1-0 SWAC) won over Southern (1-1, 1-1) for the first time since 2012. The UAPB defense forced four turnovers and held off a…

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Jackson State gets by Grambling 33-28

via Dennis Driscoll, Jackson State University Associate AD: GRAMBLING, La. – Jackson State used a late defensive stand to upend Grambling 33-28 Saturday afternoon in its Southwestern Athletic Conference opener from historic Eddie Robinson Memorial Stadium. GSU was at the JSU 1-yard line and senior linebacker Aubrey Miller, Jr. jarred the ball free and All-American Keonte Hampton recovered it with 1:04 remaining to secure the win. The Blue and White handed GSU its first home loss since 2015 and it was JSU’s first win in the series since 2012. JSU put up its second 400-yard plus game…

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