FAMU v NCA&T moved to Sunday due to Tropical Storm Nestor

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football game scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19against North Carolina A&T State has officially been moved to Sunday due to Tropical Storm Nestor. With the game being shifted to Sunday, kickoff from Bragg Memorial Stadium is now set for2 p.m.  Members of Florida A&M and North Carolina A&T State, along with MEAC Commissioner Dr. Dennis Thomas, met on a conference call Thursday evening to discuss the possibility of moving the game to Sunday. The conference office and Florida A&M’s Department of Athletics officially…

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FAMU’s Stanley and Young garner MEAC weekly honors

From FAMU Sports Information: NORFOLK, Va. | Florida A&M University quarterback Ryan Stanley and tight end Kamari Young picked up Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) weekly honors, the conference announced on Monday. Stanley, who broke Quinn Gray’s career passing mark against South Carolina State on Saturday, was tabbed the Co-Offensive Player of the Week, while Young, who caught the game-winning touchdown against the Bulldogs, earned Rookie of the Week honors. Stanley broke the school’s mark for career passing yards in the Rattlers’ 42-38 win over South Carolina State in the first quarter. He…

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Week 6 CIAA Football Recap

From the CIAA: 2019 CIAA Football Standings 2019 Composite Schedule 2019 Statistics Week six of the 2019 football season saw the start of divisional matchups across the CIAA. With divisional play beginning, here’s a refresher on how division winners are determined: The Northern and Southern Division winners will be determined by the highest winning percentage of conference games won based upon the seven-game conference schedule. 1.      In case of a tie between divisional teams, the winner shall be determined as follows:    a.      Divisional Win Percentage    b.      Head-to-Head Competition    c.      Results vs. Common Conference…

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October 12 MEAC Football Recap

From meacsports.com: Visit the MEAC Scoreboard HEREMorgan State 34, Delaware State 3Norfolk State 49, Howard 21Florida A&M 42, South Carolina State 38 Morgan State 34, Delaware State 3 BALTIMORE — Josh Chase ran for two touchdowns, DeAndre Harris passed for two scores, and Morgan State defeated Delaware State 34-3 on Saturday to give Tyrone Wheatley his first win as head coach of the Bears. Chase gained 116 yards rushing and Harris completed 11 of 19 passes for 161 yards in a homecoming win for Morgan State (1-5, 1-2 MEAC). Delaware State’s Richard Harris had a career-high…

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Bethune-Cookman defeats North Carolina Central 27-13 for fourth straight win

From bcuathletics: Next Game: Norfolk State 10/19/2019 | 4:00 p.m. FULL SCHEDULE ROSTER MATCHUP HISTORY DURHAM, N.C. – Jimmie Robinsonand Akevious Williams each scored two touchdowns as Bethune-Cookman won its fourth straight and remained unbeaten in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play by defeating North Carolina Central 27-13 Thursday at O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium. Robinson scored the first half’s only touchdown on a 54-yard second quarter screen pass and a 79-yard kickoff return after the Wildcat defense held the Eagles to a field goal to start the fourth quarter. “He’s beyond special,” BCU Head Coach Terry Sims said of…

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Albany State caps homecoming with 33-13 win over

Homecomings at HBCU’s bring alumni and friends in from far and wide and Albany State is no different. This was homecoming for the Golden Rams and they ended the celebration by defeating Lane College 33-13. Here is the breakdown from asugoldenrams.com: The Golden Rams of Albany State University got the job done on Homecoming, knocking off the Lane College Dragons 33-13 on Saturday afternoon. The victory sets Albany State’s overall mark at 4-2, 3-0 in SIAC play.  Dionte Bonneau threw for 196 yards, completing 11-of-14 passes, two touchdowns and rushing yards…

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FAMU and S.C. State to tangle this weekend

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team will begin a stretch of two tough Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) games as the Rattlers take on South Carolina State on Saturday afternoon. Kickoff against the Bulldogs is set for 2 p.m. at Oliver C. Dawson Bulldog Stadium. The game will be broadcasted and streamed live on ESPN3, with a rebroadcast on ESPNU at 10:30 p.m. Tiffany Greene and Jay Walker will call all the action. The broadcast crew of Keith Miles(play-by-play) and Albert Chester (color analyst) and Corey Staples (sideline) will…

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FAMU’s Ryan Stanley named BOXTOROW National Player of the Week

From Florida A&M Sports Information: FAQUAY-VARINA, N.C. | Florida A&M University quarterback Ryan Stanley was named the BOXTOROW National Player of the Week on Monday. Stanley, a native of Pembroke Pines, Fla., completed 22 of 32 passes for 306 yards and four touchdowns, including two fourth-quarter scores to Xavier Smith. In addition, he carried the ball three times for 22 yards in Saturday’s 28-21 victory over North Carolina Central. Stanley, who already owns the all-time FAMU completions record with 616, is approaching another milestone. He should surpass Quinn Gray’s all-time passing…

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Week 5 SIAC Football Recap

From thesiac.com: Standings | Schedule | Statistics ScoreboardAlbany State 21, Tuskegee 0Fort Valley State 33, Florida Tech 29Miles 31, Clark Atlanta 27Central State 28, Edward Waters (Fla.) 21Morehouse 33, Kentucky State 24University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff 45, Lane 38Charleston Southern University 24, Savannah State 19 Albany State 21, Tuskegee 0 The Albany State University football team grows its winning streak to three on Saturday evening as the Golden Rams defeated the Golden Tigers of Tuskegee University 21-0 in a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) cross division contest at the ASU Coliseum. Box Score | Recap…

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Former UAPB player Jamie Gillan named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month

From UAPB Athletics: CLEVELAND, Ohio- Former University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff football player Jamie Gillan was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month by the National Football League for his play during the month of September. Gillan averaged 41.6 yards per punt during the Browns’ first four games, with 11 of them being downed inside the 20, which ranks second in the conference. Gillan earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week accolades following Cleveland’s win at the New York Jets in Week 2 after averaging 38.5 yards…

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