Grambling vs Prairie View game preview

From SWAC.org: Story Links Prairie View A&M Game Notes | Grambling State Game Notes DALLAS, Texas, – Prairie View A&M will face Grambling State in the State Fair Classic on Saturday at 4:00 p.m. at the Cotton Bowl.  Prairie View A&M came up short in a 45-41 road loss to defending SWAC champion Alcorn State this past weekend. PVAMU outgained Alcorn in total offense 508-405. Jalen Morton accounted for 366 total yards of offense (321 passing) and four touchdown passes as he completed 23-of-35 passes. Dawonya Tucker shined with 128 rushing yards and…

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‘Buddy Bowl’ ends in defeat for Grambling

By: Candice Dixson, Sports Information Staff  Story Links RUSTON, La. l J’Mar Smith threw for 220 yards, including one touchdown, as Louisiana Tech’s football team delivered a 20-14 victory over Grambling State on Saturday afternoon at Joe Aillet Stadium.  “I thought we did some good things, but we got to play better,” said Grambling State Head Coach Broderick Fobbs.  “We have to finish. We had an opportunity, several opportunities, but we didn’t take advantage of them today.” Saturday afternoon’s game paid homage to Orville Kince (O.K. “Buddy”) Davis, a native of Ruston who…

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Grambling and Louisiana Tech to meet in “Buddy Bowl”

From gsutigers.com: By: Deja Harrison, Sports Information Staff Story Links GRAMBLING, La I The Grambling State University football team is set to take on I-20 neighbors, Louisiana Tech in the ‘Buddy Bowl’ at Joe Aillet Stadium on Saturday. Kick-off is set for 2 p.m.  Grambling State will broadcast the game on the Grambling State Sports Radio Network. The Tigers’ broadcast crew of Santoria Black, Ossie Clark, Leon Thomas and Nick Harrison will call all of the action. The game can be heard in Ruston (La.) (KPCH 99.3 FM – the Peach) and…

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Grambling has four players named to Preseason All-SWAC Team

From Grambling Sports Information: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | The Grambling State University football team placed four members on the 2019 All-Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Preseason football team, the conference announced on Tuesday morning during SWAC Football Media Day held at the Westin Hotel. Defensive back Joseph McWilliams and defensive lineman Anfernee Mullins were selected to the All-SWAC Preseason First Team, while offensive lineman William Waddell and defensive back Danquarian Fields were named to the Second Team. In the 2019 Preseason Predicted Order of Finish, Grambling State garnered 74 points to claim the third spot.…

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Grambling to honor Doug Williams

From Grambling Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University, along with the department of athletics, will hold a special ceremony at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 12 to honor former GSU quarterback Doug Williams. Grambling State will hold a street naming ceremony in honor of Williams and will take place on the corner of Facilities and Stadium Drive in Grambling, La. Williams, who was a two-time recipient of the Black College Player of the Year Award, attended Grambling State and played for legendary head coach Eddie Robinson. He guided the Tigers to…

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Grambling wide receiver and his brother amongst three shot in New Orleans

Tragedy touched the Grambling State Football program this week. Red-shirt senior wide receiver Darrell Clark and his younger brother Keyon, was amongst three people shot out a New Orleans gym. Clark and the other ,as of yet, unidentified victim were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Unfortunately Clark’s younger brother, Keyon was not as fortunate and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Grambling State has issued the following press release:  Fobbs Issues Statement on Clark Shooting GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University head football coach Broderick Fobbs issued…

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Grambling State Football to appear on ESPN twice in 2019

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University football team will play two televised ESPN games during the 2019 season, the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) announced on Thursday. In addition to the two ESPN broadcasts, Grambling State will be featured two more times throughout the upcoming season. The Tigers open the television slate on Sept. 7 at Louisiana Tech. That game will kickoff at 2:30 p.m.and be televised live on the NFL Network. Grambling State’s next televised game comes on Oct. 5 in Jackson, Miss. against Jackson State. The two teams will…

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Grambling’s Rikkelle Miller earns All-Louisiana Honors

From Grambling State Athletics: GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University freshman softball player Rikkelle Miller was named to the All-Louisiana Softball Second Team, the Louisiana Sports Writers Association announced late Sunday night. Miller, who earned Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Rookie of the Year and Second Team honors, garnered the recognition after an outstanding freshman campaign.  The Atlanta, Ga. native led team and SWAC in hitting, with a .423 batting average. In addition, Miller led the team in hits (47), RBIs (41), runs scored (21) doubles (nine) and home runs (eight). She also…

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Grambling’s Hill named to All-Louisiana First Team

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University senior guard Shakyla Hill added another postseason accolade to her already impressive resume on Friday as she was named to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) All-Louisiana Women’s Basketball First Team. Hill, who was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year last month, led the Lady Tigers to a 16-16 overall record, which included wins over Indiana (NCAA Division I Tournament team) and Loyola Marymount.  The Little Rock, Ark. native, who earned…

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Shakyla Hill wins BOXTOROW National Player of The Year

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University senior guard Shakyla Hill continued to add more hardware as she earned her second consecutive BOXTOROW National Player of the Year honor, which was announced on Monday. Hill, who was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year last month, led the Lady Tigers to a 16-16 overall record, which included wins over Indiana (NCAA Division I Tournament team) and Loyola Marymount. The Little Rock, Ark. native led the SWAC in scoring (18.9…

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