Alabama State names Eddie Robinson, Jr as new head football coach

Friday Alabama State signified their search for a head football coach concluded with the announcement of the hiring of Eddie Robinson, Jr. Robinson, Jr returns to his alma mater to assume the helm of a program where he was a standout on the football field during his playing days. From bamastatesports: “I am excited to announce Eddie Robinson, Jr. as Alabama State University’s next Head Football Coach,” Alabama State Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Jason Cable said. “Coach Robinson is a true Hornet that possesses more than 30-plus years of experience at various levels…

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Alabama State smacks around Tuskegee 43-9 in Turkey Day Classic

From bamastatesports: 9 TU 43 ASU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F T U 0 2 7 0 9 ASU 14 6 0 23 43 MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State left little doubt they would capture the 97th annual Turkey Day Classic and finish undefeated at home with 17 unanswered points to start the game on their way to a 43-9 victory over Tuskegee Thursday night. Alabama State (5-6) won their third consecutive game over the Golden Tigers with their best offensive performance of the season with 411 total yards, while allowing…

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November 20, 2021 SWAC basketball scores and recaps

Yesterday was a light day on Southwestern Athletic Conference basketball courts with only two games on the docket. Bethune-Cookman and Alabama State both took on out-of-conference opponents and both SWAC teams coming out victorious. Below are the scores and recaps. From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: Bethune-Cookman 81, Bryant 75 – Box Score I Recap Alabama State 80, North Carolina Central 74 – Box Score I Recap

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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 pulls away in second half in 28-7 Homecoming win over Alabama State

7 ALST 28 JSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ALST 0 7 0 0 7 JSU 7 0 14 7 28 via Dennis Driscoll, JSU Associate Athletic Director JACKSON, Miss. – The 2021 Homecoming was titled “Thee Comeback” and the bout between Jackson State and Alabama State lived up to the billing. The Tigers routed the Hornets 28-7 in front of 53, 578 faithful – which is a JSU homecoming attendance record. JSU (5-1, 3-0 SWAC) scored first when freshman Shedeur Sanders found senior Keith Corbin III at the 10:31 mark in the first quarter. ASU (3-3,…

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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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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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South Carolina State tops Alabama State 14-7 in defensive battle

via SCSU Athletics: Box Score  MONTGOMERY, AL.—The Bulldogs return to the field in impressive style knocking off SWAC foe Alabama State ,14-7, Saturday (April 3rd) at ASU Stadium. South Carolina State improves to 2-1 overall, while the Hornets fall to 2-2 on the season. The Bulldogs defense played lights out on the day holding Alabama State scoreless until the late in the fourth quarter when Ryan Nettles connected on a 9-yard toss to Wallace Corker with 3:05 remaining. SC State was able to strike first on a 12-yard scamper by…

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Jackson State defeats Alabama State 79-54

from bamastatesports : FINAL STATS (.PDF) Alabama State fell in the season finale on the road to Jackson State, dropping a 79-54 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) contest Saturday night. The loss brought an end to the careers of four seniors including Brandon Battle, DJ Heath, Kevion Stewartand Mike Stone – all of whom were on the floor when the final horn sounded. Battle led Alabama State with 14 points and 13 doubles, recording a double-double in his final game, while LaTrell Tate added 10 off the bench for Alabama State who finished the night shooting 36.2 (17-for-47)…

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