October 16, 2021 SWAC Football Recap

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: SWAC Football Scores and Recaps   Team Standings Saturday, October 16 Prairie View A&M 35, Bethune-Cookman 29– Box Score I Recap Florida A&M 35, Alabama A&M 31–  Box Score I Recap Grambling State 34, Texas Southern 20– Box Score I Recap Southern 34, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 7– Box Score I Recap Jackson State 28, Alabama State 7– Box Score I Recap Alcorn State 24, Mississippi Valley State 12– Box Score I Recap About 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…

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Jackson State annihilates Alabama A&M 61-15

61 JSU 15 AAMU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F JSU 20 13 21 7 61 AAMU 0 7 0 8 15 It was complete domination on both sides of the ball from the moment the teams got off the bus to the final whistle as the Jackson State Tigers decimated the Bulldogs of Alabama A&M , 61-15. It was the Tigers defense that got the scoring started when James Houston sacked and stripped A&M Aqeel Glass and the recovered the fumble at took it 67-yards to the house to put…

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Grambling gets by Alabama A&M 37-28

From Grambling State Athletic Communications: Explosive Second Quarter Lifts GSU past AAMU  GRAMBLING, La. | Noah Bodden made his first career start at quarterback and shook off some early jitters as the Grambling State University football team scored 24 unanswered points in an explosive second quarter as the Tigers picked up their first Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) victory with a 37-28 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday afternoon at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium.Grambling State (2-3 overall, 1-1 SWAC) fell behind 14-0 early in the second quarter, but capitalized on three Bulldog…

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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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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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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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Alabama A&M overcomes shaky start to spank South Carolina State, 31-7

AAMU 31 SCSU 7 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F AAMU 0 14 14 3 31 SCSU 0 0 0 7 7 Box Score In a matchup of teams that both waited 468 days to return to the field, Alabama A&M (2-0, 1-0 SWAC) returned to form quicker as they recovered from a slow start to dominate South Carolina State (0-1, 0-0 MEAC) over the final three quarters and come away with an impressive 31-7 victory in an NCAA Division I football game on Saturday, March 6. Senior quarterback Aqeel Glass (St. Louis,…

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SWAC Commissioner meeting with member Presidents on fate of fall sports

Though the MEAC, CIAA, and the SIAC have all announced their plans to cancel fall sports, the fate of SWAC sports has yet to be decided. The commissioner of the Southwestern Athletic Conference is meeting with the presidents of the member schools discuss whether the sports seasons will go forth as planned. From Grambling State University:  SWAC Council of Presidents to Meet With Commissioner Monday, July 20 Grambling State University has not released any decisions concerning our Fall 2020 sports schedule. The SWAC Council of Presidents have a scheduled meeting with our SWAC…

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Alabama A&M vs Central State Preview

From swac.org : Alabama A&M Game Notes | Central State Game Notes MOBILE, Ala, – Alabama State will face Central State in the Gulf Coast Challenge at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama on Saturday. Kickoff has been slated for 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M fell short to the Samford Bulldogs in a 55-21 defeat last week. Despite the loss, Alabama A&M appeared to be on the verge of taking a lead into halftime. Ageel Glass completed four straight passes to lead the Bulldogs deep into Samford territory before a pass attempt across…

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Arkansas-Pine Bluff opens SWAC play with 52-34 win over Alabama A&M

From uapblionsroar.com : HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff football team opened conference play with a 52-34 win at Alabama A&M in the Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams. Keshawn Williams rushed for 206 yards on 21 carries, and Taeyler Porter rushed 18 times for 117 yards and one touchdown. Harry Ballard caught four passes for 132 yards and three touchdowns as quarterbacks Skyler Perry (11-15, 109 yards, 3 TDs) and Shannon Patrick (9-14, 196 yards, 3 TDs) combined to throw for six touchdown passes. It’s just a sense of accomplishment for these kids,”…

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