Grambling position breakdown, pt 4: Offensive Line

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: Position Breakdown: Part 4 – Offensive Line  The Grambling State University football program is doing a nine-part series, as we look to breakdown each position. Today, we take a look at our offensive line.  Position Coach: Robert Valdez  Last week we focused on quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers, but guys in the trenches will tell you they don’t get any credit. Those guys are the offensive linemen and allow the quarterback to have time in the pocket and open up holes in the running…

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Albany State 2022 Tailgating and Vendor agreement information

Tailgating and vendors are pillars of the HBCU football day experience. As we are less than three weeks from the kickoff of the Golden Rams football season against Mississippi College on September 3, Albany State has released the 2022 Football Tailgating agreement. The tailgating fee is $75 for single games (excluding Homecoming).  The Homecoming fee is $175.  For a season package, the cost is $300. For recreational vehicles (RV), the cost is $125 for a single game (excluding Homecoming).  For Homecoming, the recreational vehicle cost is $250.  For a season…

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MEACannounces 2022 Football Preseason All-Conference Honourees

Courtesy of the Mid- Eastern Athletic Conference: Norfolk State running back J.J. Davis and South Carolina State defensive end Jeblonski Green have been named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive and Defensive Preseason Players of the Year, presented by TowneBank. All awards and the predicted order of finish were voted on by the MEAC’s head football coaches and sports information directors. Davis was the MEAC Rookie of the Year this past season after leading the Spartans and the conference in rushing, 80.5 yards per contest on the ground. He totaled 887 yards on…

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MEAC releases 2022 ESPN Football Schedule

Courtesy of the Mid -Eastern Athletic Conference: The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its ESPN football package for the 2022 season, which features 30 regular-season match-ups on ESPN, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPN+ and one postseason appearance on ABC. Seven nationally-televised games are a part of the MEAC’s ongoing agreement with ESPN. In addition, 23 regular-season MEAC football games will be televised on the MEAC Digital Network on ESPN platforms, including all conference games and every MEAC member institution home game. The Cricket MEAC/SWAC Football Challenge Kickoff brings about Week 0 of…

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Tennessee State’s Mosley named to FCS Punter of the Year Watch List

Tennessee State senior Kaleb Mosley was named to the 2022 FCS Punter of the Year Preseason Watch List, honoring the nation’s top FCS punter, put forth by The Augusta Sports Council. Mosley, a senior punter out of Carver HS in Montgomery , Alabama , paced the OVC last season, averaging 41.7 yards per punt. Twenty-five percent, or 15, of his 62 punts were downed inside the 20-yard-line, with another 16%, 10 out 62, being 50-plus yard kicks, with his longest traveling 61 yards. The Punter of the Year will be…

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CIAA Football Schedule Preview

Courtesy of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association: The wait for Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Football is almost over as we are now four weeks away from season kickoff. From the opening games on September 1 to the 2022 CIAA Football Championship on November 12, fans will be treated to 11 weeks of action. As we countdown the days, here are just some of the most anticipated games and matchups of the 2022 CIAA football season. Four CIAA schools open the season on Thursday, September 1. Saint Augustine’s University and…

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SIAC on ESPN television schedule

Courtesy of the SIAC: The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) enters into the second year of its relationship with ESPN that will feature 22 football games this fall aired exclusively across ESPN platforms, including ESPNU, ESPN3, and ESPN+. This year’s lineup features at least one home game for each football member, the conference’s most electric rivalry matchups, the second annual Boeing Red Tails Classic, Fountain City Classic, the Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic, and the SIAC Football Championship presented by Cricket. Every week, from September 4th to November 12th, will feature a SIAC…

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SIAC announces 2022 Preseason Football Honors

Courtesy of the SIAC: This year’s Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) preseason team features 29 returning players from the 2021 SIAC Football All-Conference team, led by Dionte Bonneau of Albany State University who was selected as this year’s Preseason Offensive Player of the Year alongside Andrew Farmer, Lane College, who was tabbed as the 2022 Preseason Defensive Player of the Year announced Wednesday during the league’s media day presented by Cricket Wireless in Atlanta, Ga. All nominations and votes are submitted by head coaches and sports information directors.  Preseason Offensive Player of…

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Alabama State footballer Awysum Harris passes away

Courtesy of Alabama State Atheltics Montgomery, Ala.—Alabama State University Athletics is saddened to announce the passing of Sophomore Linebacker Awysum Harris, from Decatur, Alabama. “The Athletic Department mourns the loss of one of its talented student- athletes, and our deepest sympathy is extended to his family,” said Athletic Director, Dr. Jason Cable. Cable, Head Coach Eddie Robinson and President Quinton T. Ross, Jr. met with the Hornets football team Sunday evening. “Our team is really hurting right now. As a matter of fact, all of us are heartbroken by this loss,” said Robinson. “Tonight, we…

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Albany State’s Grover Stewart tabbed as NFLPA Black College Football Pro POTY

Courtesy of the NFLPA: Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Grover Stewart has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the Black College Football Pro Player of the Year presented by the NFL Players Association. Stewart is the sixth winner of the prestigious award, which is presented annually to a top professional football player who attended a Historically Black College and University (HBCU). The 2017 fourth-round pick from Albany State has emerged as one of the NFL’s best defensive tackles while serving as a key contributor for the Colts’ defensive unit. After…

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