Tennessee State v Eastern Illinois: preview and prediction

It’s homecoming at Eastern Illinois and this year the Panthers will play host to the Tigers of Tennessee State University. Its been a tough year in Charleston, as Eastern Illinois currently sits at 1-6, and they are coming off a 28-17 loss against no.17 UT Martin in which they had the lead going into the fourth quarter. Tennessee State is looking to extend their winning streak to three coming off victories against Austin Peay and Tennessee Tech. For the 1-6 Panthers at this point in the season, there have been…

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Tennessee State v SEMO Preview

The Tennessee State University Tigers embark on Ohio Valley Conference this Saturday when they head to Cape Girardeau, Missouri to take on Southeast Missouri State. The Tigers will face a Redhawks team that is fresh off a 59-28 shellacking from Missouri. This latest beatdown was actually a better showing from SEMO against their in-state SEC foe, for over the last four meetings with Missouri SEMO averaged 1.5 ppg. The Red Hawks have not faved much better in their two previous contests this season, losing 47-21 to Southern Illinois in their…

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Southwestern Athletic Conference announces scenarios to determine football championship hosting

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced hosting scenarios for the upcoming Cricket Wireless SWAC Football Championship presented by Pepsi Zero Sugar. If Arkansas-Pine Bluff wins its final regular season game versus Texas Southern, and Alabama A&M loses its final regular season game versus Mississippi Valley State, UAPB will host the championship game. If Alabama A&M wins its final regular season game versus Mississippi Valley State and Arkansas-Pine Bluff loses its final regular season game versus Texas Southern, AAMU will host the championship game. If…

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Deshaun Watson wins court battle to reveal names of accusers

From Charles Robinson of yahoo sports  HOUSTON — In a decision that is expected to impact nearly all 22 of the civil lawsuit cases against Deshaun Watson, a judge ruled that the Houston Texans quarterback has the legal right to know the name of one of the Jane Doe plaintiffs who is accusing him of sexual assault. U.S. District Court Judge Dedra Davis ruled in favor of Watson’s attorney Rusty Hardin during an emergency hearing Friday requesting that a Jane Doe plaintiff must re-file her civil suit against the quarterback…

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The media wants you forget about Chad Wheeler

Do you remember Chad Wheeler? It seems that the sports and mainstream media do not want you to as they have had very little to say about him. Allow me to refresh your memory: Chad Wheeler is a former reserve lineman for the Seattle Seahawks who nearly beat his girlfriend to death in late January. You probably did not hear about it but Wheeler was charged with first-degree domestic violence assault, a felony; domestic violence unlawful imprisonment, a felony; and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor. You also may not have heard…

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Louis Nix, ex Notre Dame football star found deceased at 29

Former Notre Dame star Louis Nix, a third-round draft pick of the Houston Texans in 2014, was found dead Saturday after he was reported missing earlier this week, his family confirmed with local television stations. From Michael Dirocco of ESPN JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — Former Notre Dame and NFL football player Louis Nix, who had been reported missing earlier this week, was found dead on Saturday, family members told two Jacksonville television stations. He was 29. Nix’s family reported him missing on Wednesday to police. After several days of searching, the…

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Vincent Jackson former NFL receiver dead at 38

from ESPN: Former NFL wide receiver Vincent Jackson was found dead Monday in a Florida hotel room, according to The Hillsborough County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office. The body of the 38-year-old Jackson was found at approximately 11:30 a.m. ET on Monday at the Homewood Suites in Brandon, Florida. Police said there were no apparent signs of trauma, and the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the cause of death. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said it has opened an investigation. According to hotel staff, Jackson, who is a South Tampa…

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Jaguars break off Doug Marrone

From Grant Gordon of nfl.com : The Jacksonville Jaguars are on the clock for the No. 1 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, they’re searching for a new general manager and now they’re looking for a new head coach. Following a one-win 2020 campaign, Doug Marrone has been fired as Jacksonville Jaguars head coach, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The team later made the news official. “I am committed and determined to deliver winning football to the City of Jacksonville,” Jaguars owner Shad Khan said in a statement. “Realizing…

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NCAA Football Weekly Recap

Who Got it Done Michael Carter (UNC vs. MIA):  24 rush, 308 yds, 2 TD Javonte Williams (UNC vs. MIA):  23 rush, 236 yds, 3 TD Dillon Stoner (OKST vs. BAY):  8 rec, 247 yds, 3 TD Grayson McCall (CCAR vs. TROY):  24/29, 338 yds, 3 TD; 1 rush TD Torrance Marable (CCAR vs. TROY):  20 rush, 120 yds, 3 tot TD Kyle Trask (FLA vs. LSU):  29/47, 474 yds, 2 TD; 2 rush TD Kedon Slovis (USC vs. UCLA):  30/47, 344 yds, 5 TD Dorian Thompson-Robinson (UCLA vs. USC): …

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Jets break off DC Gregg Williams after Raiders loss

From Rich Cimini of ESPN: The New York Jets have fired defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, league sources said Monday. The decision came on the morning after Williams called an ill-fated, all-out blitz that resulted in a 31-28 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders. With 13 seconds left, Williams took an unnecessary gamble, leaving rookie cornerback Lamar Jackson in man-to-man coverage against the speedy Henry Ruggs III, who burned him for a 46-yard touchdown. The play call was unprecedented in recent NFL history. According to research by ESPN Stats & Information,…

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