Jackson State adds no.4 ranked WR to recruiting class

Back when Coach Deion Sanders flipped the no.1 ranked player in the class of 2022 from Florida State to Jackson State, he said that he wasn’t done yet. He made good on those words today with the announcement of five-star receiver Kevin Coleman is heading to Jackson State. Coleman, the nation’s No.4 ranked wideout and no.44 overall in the 2022 class, is a 5-11 receiver out of St. Mary’s High School in St. Louis selected the Southwestern Athletic Conference Jackson State over over a host of schools that included Miami,Oregon…

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Getting Travis Hunter cannot be the endgame for Jackson State

The decision of Travis Hunter, the number ranked high school player in these United States, to attend Jackson State was a watershed moment, not only for HBCU football, but potentially for college football as a whole. Those of us who are student alumni, former athletes of and media that cover HBCU’s have always wanted and strove for ways to make our beloved institutions to a higher level. A highly touted, supremely talent such as young brother Hunter shunning Power 5 schools in favour of an HBCU is precisely what so…

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Grambling to introduce Hue Jackson as head football coach

Friday morning gambling will hold a press conference to introduce their new head football crack, Hue Jackson , who will replace Broderick Fobbs who, after eight seasons, was let go before the Bayou Classic. Jackson, who most recently served as offensive coordinator on the staff of first-year Tennessee State head coach Eddie George, brings a great deal of NFL coaching experience, including being the head coach of Raiders and Browns. He has also been assistant coach with the Bengals, Raiders, the former Washington Redskins, Ravens and Falcons. The hire represents…

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Alabama State smacks around Tuskegee 43-9 in Turkey Day Classic

From bamastatesports: 9 TU 43 ASU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F T U 0 2 7 0 9 ASU 14 6 0 23 43 MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State left little doubt they would capture the 97th annual Turkey Day Classic and finish undefeated at home with 17 unanswered points to start the game on their way to a 43-9 victory over Tuskegee Thursday night. Alabama State (5-6) won their third consecutive game over the Golden Tigers with their best offensive performance of the season with 411 total yards, while allowing…

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November 20, 2021 MEAC Football Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Morgan State 28, Georgetown 21South Carolina State 31, Norfolk State 21North Carolina Central 34, Delaware State 28 Morgan State 28, Georgetown 21 BALTIMORE, Md. — Alfonzo Graham ran for a season-high 160 yards and two scores and Morgan State scored four straight touchdowns to earn a 28-21 win over Georgetown in the season finale for both schools Saturday. Morgan State won two of its final three games to finish 2-9. The Hoyas, who had their season opener with Marist canceled due to a COVID-19 pause during training camp, lost…

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2021 SIAC Football All-Conference Honorees Announced

from the SIAC: 2021 SIAC Football All-Conference Honors Announced ATLANTA, Ga. (November 15, 2021) – Linebacker Stephan Pierre of Albany State headlines the 2021 All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football All-Conference team earning this year’s Overall Player of the Year (MVP) and Defensive Player of the Year award. The team, which features 26 student-athletes covering eleven positions, was voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.  Kentucky State’s Running back Brett Sylve was named Offensive Player of the Year alongside Lane’s Running back, Ike Brown, who earned Freshman of the Year.  Defensive Lineman, Jamal…

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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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Albany State blanks Miles 31-0 to capture SIAC crown

 ASU 10 7 14 0 31 MC 0 0 0 0 0 Once again for the Albany state Golden Rams domination was the order of the day, as they shellacked the Golden Bears of Miles College 31-0 to claim their first SlAC title since 2013. Albany State got right to work after receiving the opening Kickoff needing only 4 plays to cover 65 yard , reaching the end zone on a one-yard run from Marcuis Fulks to put ASU up 7-0. After forcing a punt on the subsequent Miles possession.…

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SWAC introduces new football classic

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – This fall, the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) will introduce its first-ever football classic in partnership with Pepsi and General Motors (GM) as a part of the conferences’ efforts to expand its sports portfolio. The inaugural SWAC Football Classic features a gridiron showdown between Alcorn State University Braves and Jackson State University Tigers and will take place on Saturday, November 20 at Veteran Memorial Stadium in Jackson, Mississippi.  “The Southwestern Athletic Conference is extremely excited to partner with Pepsi and General Motors for this unique branding…

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November 8 SWAC Football Weekly Honorees

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Alabama A&M’s Dee Anderson, Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s Skyler Perry and Andre Fuller, Florida A&M’s Jose Romo-Martinez along with Jackson State’s Shedeur Sanders its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during games played this past week of competition. Co-Offensive- Dee Anderson , Wide Receiver , Alabama A&M Anderson hauled in seven receptions for a career-high 122 yards and three touchdowns during Alabama A&M’s 42-14 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday. He currently leads the Southwestern Athletic…

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