FAMU kicks off home season in Jake Gaither Classic

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team will look to get into the win column on Saturday night as the Rattlers will have its 2019 home opener against Fort Valley State. Kickoff for the Third Annual Jake Gaither Classic is set for 6 p.m. at Bragg Memorial Stadium.  Florida A&M (0-1) had an extra week to prepare for Fort Valley State with a bye last week. The Rattlers enter Saturday’s game off a 62-0 loss on Aug. 29 to 17th-ranked Central Florida. FAMU held the Knights to just…

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FAMU coach Willie Simmons Tuesday press conference

In this press conference Florida A&M University discusses the upcoming Jake Gaithersburg Classic and what the name sake of the game meant to the university, and what he wants to see from his players. The Rattlers are coming off a 62-0 decimation at the hands of Central Florida and will look to get into the win column this Saturday against Fort Valley State University in the Jake Gaithersburg Classic. Kickoff time for the game is 6:00 p.m. EST. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fxj0GsPZaJYEGhDPewHvZeAtRVuMkXjK/view?usp=drivesdk

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Florida A&M Legend Inducted into College Baseball Hall of Fame

From Florida A&M Sports Information: LUBBOCK, Texas — Florida A&M University Hall of Famer and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Andre Dawson earned another accolade on Thursday, as he was announced as part of the National College Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2019. The 2019 class, which will be inducted as part of the College Baseball Night of Champions celebration Nov. 1-2 in Baton Rouge, La., is headlined by former Florida State coach Mike Martin, winner of 2,029 games, and Cal State Fullerton’s Mark Kotsay,…

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Florida A&M’s Isaiah Martin signs with CSM Galati

Romanian basketball team CSM Galati signed former FAMU center and alum Isaiah Martin. In the three games Martin played in the Eurobasket Summer league, considered the top international summer league, he averaged 5.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and 1.0 steals per contest. In the 18 games he played for the Rattlers, Martin put up 9.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game and was named to the National Association of Black Coaches (NABC) NCAA D1 All-Dsitrict Team.

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