Late field goal lifts Grambling to victory in Bayou Classic

From Grambling State University Athletic Communications: Urban’s Field Goal Lifts GSU Past SU Garrett Urban booted five field goals, none bigger than his last, as the Grambling State University football team snapped a three-game losing streak to its rival on Saturday afternoon with a 29-26 victory over Southern in the 48th Annual Bayou Classic at the Caesars Superdome. Urban, Grambling State’s Most Valuable Player, notched the game-winning field goal with two seconds remaining as the Tigers (4-7 overall, 3-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) capped a 3 minute, 48 second drive to close out…

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Grambling Lady Tigers defeat Northwestern State 68-60

From the Grambling State Athletic Communications: Three Lady Tigers Score in Double-Figures as GSU Defeats Northwestern State 68-60GRAMBLING, La. | Three Grambling State University women’s basketball players scored in double-figures as the Lady Tigers defeated Northwestern State, 68-60, on Wednesday evening at the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center.Alexus Holt registered consecutive 20-point games, pacing the Lady Tigers with a game-high 21 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Justice Coleman contributed 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting, with five assists, four rebounds and one steal. Colbi Maples poured in 11 points with three steals,…

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Broderick Fobbs out as Grambling head football coach

From Grambling State Athletic Communications: Grambling State Announces Leadership Change in Football  GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics announced today that head football coach Broderick Fobbs has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. Linebackers and Special Teams Coordinator Terrence Graves will serve as the Interim Head Coach for the 48th Annual Bayou Classic.  “Earlier today, I informed head coach Broderick Fobbs of my decision to make a change in leadership of our football program,” Scott said. “Broderick Fobbs is one of the finest human beings I…

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Grambling falls to Bethune-Cookman, 31-14

Courtesy Grambling State Sports Communications Tigers End Home Campaign With Loss to BCU  GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University football wrapped up its home campaign with a 31-14 loss to Bethune-Cookman in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game on Saturday at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium. Bethune-Cookman (2-8 overall, 2-5 SWAC) capitalized on a GSU turnover and went 53 yards in four plays as Jimmie Robinson III scored on a 3-yard run, giving the Wildcats a 7-0 lead with 4:34 left in the opening quarter. BCU added to the lead with…

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Grambling falls at FAMU, 26-3

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: GSU falls behind early and falls at FAMU  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. |The Grambling State University football team fell behind early and could not recover as Florida A&M celebrated Homecoming and Senior Day with a 26-3 victory over the Tigers in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) on Saturday at Bragg Memorial Stadium Florida A&M (6-2 overall, 4-1 SWAC) got the ball to opening the game and marched 82 yards in 10 plays as Rasean McKay found a streaking Jah’Marae Sheread for 15 yards for the score…

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Grambling looks for big road win against Florida A&M

From Grambling State University Sports Communications: Grambling State Seeks Road Win Against FAMU  GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University football team will look to string together back-to-back wins as the Tigers visit Florida A&M in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game. Kickoff against the Rattlers is set for 3 p.m. (central)from Bragg Memorial Stadium.  Grambling State (3-4 overall, 2-2 SWAC) enters the contest off a bye week and last played on Oct. 16. The Tigers got a pair of defensive touchdowns in pulling away from Texas Southern to celebrate a 34-20…

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Grambling-BCU game changes kickoff time

From Grambling State Sports Information: GSU Announces Time Change for Bethune-Cookman Game  GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics, Dr. Trayvean Scott, announced on Wednesday a time change for the Tigers’ final home football game on Saturday, Nov. 13 at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium.   Grambling State and Bethune-Cookman are now scheduled to meet at 11 a.m., with the Senior Day festivities set to begin approximately at 10:30 a.m.   The change in the start time happened in light of the recent events on the Grambling State University campus that resulted in an established curfew of 9:30 p.m.   FOLLOW…

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Grambling Men’s Hoops picked to finish fourth in SWAC

From Grambling State Sports Communications: Grambling State Tabbed Fourth in SWAC Preseason Poll  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | The Grambling State University men’s basketball team was predicted to finish fourth in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Preseason Predicted Order of Finish, the conference announced on Tuesday.  The Tigers, who went 12-12 overall last season and 9-6 in SWAC play, registered 168 points to claim the fourth spot. Texas Southern, winning of the SWAC Basketball Tournament last season, garnered 11 first-place votes and 237 points to be chosen to repeat as conference champions.  Prairie…

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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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Grambling ends losing streak with win over Texas Southern

From Grambling State Sports Communications Defense Sparks Grambling State to Win Over TSU  GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University football team got two scores from its defense as the Tigers celebrated Homecoming with a 34-20 victory over Texas Southern in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game on Saturday afternoon at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium. Grambling State (3-4 overall, 2-2 SWAC) started slow but used a 17-point third quarter to pull away from Texas Southern.TSU capitalized on a turnover by GSU starting quarterback Noah Bodden as Andrew Body took advantage of…

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