Vincent Dancy to join Coach Prime at Colorado

Via hbcusports.com Mississippi Valley State head football coach Vincent Dancy has announced his resignation Thursday morning. In a statement issued by Athletic Director Hakim McClellan in part reads, “Coach Dancy has represented MVSU and the football program well in that time as the 17th head coach. On behalf of Mississippi Valley State University, I want to thank Coach Vincent for his incredible leadership for our football program.” MVSU President Jerryl Briggs added “”We are thankful to Coach Dancy for his service to MVSU. He has served Valley in various capacities,…

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Coach Prime is gone: Why people are upset and Life After Prime

The United States soccer team was eliminated from the World Cup and that story was dwarfed by a football coach leaving a southern school to take a job out west. That coach was Deion Sanders, the school from which he departed was Jackson State and his new school is the University of Colorado. Coach Prime’s decision to become the Buffs’ coach was met with dismay, confusion, disappointment and outright indignation from those within and outside of the Jackson State fan base. As coaches leave programs routinely, why did this seem…

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Deion Sanders agrees that FAMU should have been in the FCS playoffs

Despite going 9-2, including winning nine consecutive games after dropping their first two contest, the selection committee saw fit to snub FAMU from the postseason. The exclusion of Florida A&M from the FCS playoffs caused consternation, only in Rattler Nation ,but many in the HBCU fanbase and media contingent. Head coach Willie Simmons in a video posted to Twitter Sunday, shortly after the announcement was made and, amongst other things , termed the turn of events “disappointing” and that the young men of his football team “got short changed”. Head…

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Coach Prime not happy with HBCU payouts in “money games”

For many years, lower tiered collegiate teams have served themselves up on a silver platter to schools in higher divisions for monetary gains. Referred to, usually in a derisive manner, as “cupcakes”(from the Power 5 perspective) , these “cut the check” games go a long way to help alleviating the financial shortfall that plagues the athletic programs of these smaller institutions. Fans, as well as many coaches and athletic administrators of these schools have had to come to terms with the fact that taking these beatings is a necessity for…

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Travis Hunter’s decision exposes racism in football fans and media

Wednesday, Travis Hunter turned the college football world on its ear when he shunned Florida State and opted to attend Jackson State. The decision sent reverberations through the college football landscape that may be felt for years to come. Immediately after Hunter’s choice became public, he, Coach Deion Sanders, Jackson State, the SWAC and HBCUs as a whole were targets for suspected white supremacist fueled rancor. On this day it was shown that racism is a sport for all ages, as these troglodytes wished all sorts of harm on a…

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Deion Sanders’ belongings thought to be stolen during Jackson’s State opening game.

Jackson State opened up the SWAC spring football with a 53-0 shellacking of Edward Waters College but all was not well in Jackson this Sunday. During the game , some scamp broke into the Jackson State locker room and helped themselves to the coaches personal items, including his watch, wallet and cellular phone. Before slamming his hand down in frustration and aggravation Sanders said, We’re going to find out who did it.” But wait there’s a twist to this story. According to further reporting from Ross Dellenger of SINow the…

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