SIAC Football: Fort Valley defeats Benedict 24-14

From the SIAC: COLUMBIA, S.C. – The game started slowly, but the Wildcats were all business on Saturday afternoon. Fort Valley State took a late-second quarter lead and never gave it up over the final 18-plus minutes on the way for the 24-14 win at Benedict College. Between Tyler Moore kick-starting the FVSU (3-2/1-0 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference East) defensive efforts and Emmanuel Wilson’s rushing, the Wildcats controlled the play most of the day. Moore swiped a Tigers’ (2-3/0-3 SIAC East) pass and returned it 40 yards down the left sideline for a touchdown…

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SIAC Football Week 1: Players of the Week

The SIAC named their players of the week, with players from Fort Valley State, Tyrell Jackson and Tyler Moore, taking the offensive and defensive honours, respectively. Clark Atlanta’s Carlos Saldana was named Special Teams Player of the Week and Miles’ Jalen Parker Newcomer of the Week. OFFENSIVE – Tyrell Jackson, Fort Valley State Jackson connected on 17-of-34 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns with one interception in a 30-0 win over Tuskegee. He added 5 carries for 26 yards for a total of 192 yards of total offense. His two touchdown…

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Albany State pounds Fort Valley 42-6 in Fountain City Classic

From asugoldenrams: COLUMBUS, Ga. – Albany State completed its sweep of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Eastern Division on Saturday, Nov. 9, defeating rival Fort Valley State University, 42-6, in the 30th Annual Fountain City Classic at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium. With the win, the Golden Rams are now 23-7 against Fort Valley State since the rivalry game moved to Columbus in 1990. ASU (7-3) will carry a two-game win streak into next the SIAC Football Championship next Saturday, Nov. 16 when the Golden Rams will welcome the SIAC West Champion…

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The 2018 Don Hansen All-Super Region Two Team announced

From thesiac.com: BROOKFIELD, Ill. — The Don Hansen Football Committee has released the 2018 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region Two squad today (Jan. 11). The Don Hansenteam carries out the legacy of long-time small college football advocate Don Hansen, who passed away at age 75 on Aug. 29, 2010. Hansen, from Brookfield, Ill., started and published Don Hansen’s National Weekly Football Gazette for three decades, selecting NCAA Division II All-America teams for the first time in 1988.  Don Hansen’s Football Gazette began selecting Division II All-Region squads in 2003. The first-team and second-team All-Region…

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Albany State dominates Fort Valley State 40-6 in Fountain City Classic

Albany State won its seventh consecutive game and completed SIAC Eastern Division confefence play with an unblemished 6-0 record with a dominating 40-6 victory in the 29th Annual Fountain City Classic. The Golden Rams went up 6-0 in the early going with two Gabriel Ballinas field goals from 33 and 41. ASU would extend the lead to 13-0 with 3:42 to in the opening quarter when Kelias Williams found Ta’Keevian Harris on a 5-yard touchdown pass. The next score in the game would come from Fort Valley with 7:40 to…

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Tuskegee defeats Fort Valley 17-6

The Tuskegee Golden Tigers earned a hard fought victory at Wildcat Stadium 17-6. It was the home team Fort Valley that got the scoring going late in the opening quarter when Abisai Gutierrez knocked through a 33-yard field goal to put the Wildcats up 3-0. Tuskegee took the lead on their first possession of the second quarter when Ahmad Deramus connected with Kendall Calvin for a four yard touchdown pass. It was Calvin’s first touchdown of the season. The extra point put the Golden Tigers up 7-3, where the score…

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Valdosta State beats down Fort Valley State 55-6 in Okefenokee Classic

The Blazers of Valdosta State came out strong in the first quarter and didn’t let up in their 55-6 lambasting of Fort Valley State in the Okefenokee Classic. Valdosta State scored touchdowns in three of their first four possessions to take a 21-0 lead after the first quarter. From vstateblazers.com: The Blazers marched right down the field using a five play, 69-yard drive as sophomore quarterback Rogan Wells found senior fullback Stewart Spence for 43 yards and, on third and five from the 26, Wells hooked up with junior Darrell…

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Albany State routs Fort Valley State 34-9 in Fountain City Classic

In his first start of the season, Albany State freshman quarterback Kelias Williams accounted for three touchdowns as the Golden Rams blew out Fort Valley State 34-9 in front of a crowd of 13,391 in the 28th Fountain City Classic. ASU got the scoring going in the first quarter after a 10-play, 42-yard drive ended with a Gabriel Ballinas 42-yard field goal, giving the Rams a 3-0 lead. Albany State would extend their lead to 10-0 following Kelias Williams’ 1-yard touchdown run and subsequent extra point. The FVSU offense would…

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