Florida A&M’s Stanley wins BOXTOROW Offensive POY

From Florida A&M Sports Informantion: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida A&M University redshirt senior quarterback Ryan Stanley continued to add to his postseason accolades on Monday as he was selected the BOXTOROW Offensive Player of the Year. Stanley led the Rattlers to a 9-2 overall record this season and the program’s first national ranking since 2009. The Pembroke Pines, Fla. native was the top passer in the MEAC, averaging over 256 yards per game. He has broken four program career records at Florida A&M, setting new marks for passing touchdowns, passing completions,…

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Celebration Bowl tickets go on sale Tuesday

From Alcorn State Athletics: LORMAN, Miss. – Alcorn State University announced that ticket sales for the 2019 Celebration Bowl will begin Tuesday at 12 p.m. The game will be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which is an electronic ticketing venue. All tickets will be emailed – there are no “hard” tickets printed. However, tickets can still be purchased at the Athletic Business Office and will be emailed. Phone orders are also accepted by calling 601-877-6818, 6822 and 6823. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets will be on sale from Tuesday,…

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Sixteen will represent CIAA at FCS National Bowl

From theciaa.com: DAYTONA BEACH, FL –  The sixth annual FCS Bowl Collegiate All-Star Game is set to take place on Sunday, December 8th at Spec Martin Stadium in Daytona Beach, FL. A total of 16 seniors representing seven different schools across the Central Intecollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) have been invited to participate in this year’s game. Game time is set for 1:30 p.m. and will be streamed live exclusively on FloFootball.com.  Seven former CIAA players will play for the National Team, coached by Jim Collins. Those players include WR Jordan Cartwright…

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November 30 SWAC Football Previews

From swac.org: Saturday, November 30 Prairie View A&M at Alabama StateLive Stats | Listen | Watch | Prairie View A&M Game Notes | Alabama State  Grambling State vs. Southern Live Stats | Listen | Watch | Grambling State Game Notes | Southern Game Notes 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 alumni playing with professional sports teams. Current championship competition offered by the league includes competition for men in Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor…

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FAMU tumbles in FCS Polls

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team remained in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Polls on Monday, despite falling on Saturday to Bethune-Cookman. After suffering a heartbreaking 31-27 defeat at the hands of Bethune-Cookman in the Florida Blue Florida Classic, the Rattlers dropped eight spots in the STATS FCS Top 25 to No. 20. In the AFCA FCS Coaches Poll, the Rattlers dropped from 13th to 21st.  FAMU’s five week run of being ranked No.1 is all of the major HBCU football polls also came…

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Bethune-Cookman wins 9th consecutive Florida Classic 31-27 over Florida A&M

From Bethune-Cookman Athletics: ORLANDO, Fla. – During the pregame festivities of the 40th Annual Florida Blue Florida Classic Saturday, Florida A&M President Larry Robinson said to the massive  crowd, “Eight is enough” but Bethune-Cookman President Brent Chrite followed up by saying “”Nine is quite fine.”  Indeed it is as as a resilient Wildcat football team found another way to beat No. 12/13 Florida A&M and extend its Florida Blue Florida Classic winning streak with a 31-27 triumph before a Camping World Stadium crowd of 55,730 – the largest crowd since 2011, This 40th Annual…

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Alcorn lunches ticket to SWAC title game with 41-6 beat down of Jackson State

From Alcorn State Sports: FINAL BOOK (PDF) JACKSON, Miss. – A huge first half was more than enough for the Alcorn State University football program as it downed Jackson State 41-6 Saturday at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. Alcorn (8-3, 6-1 SWAC) raced out to a 31-0 halftime lead, which was never in doubt in the second half. The Braves outgained the Tigers (4-8, 3-4 SWAC) 390-146 in total yards and 116-6 in rushing. Junior Felix “Triggerman” Harper threw for 274 yards and four touchdowns, and also rushed for a touchdown. Senior Chris…

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November 9 MEAC Football Recap

Courtesy of meacsports: Visit the MEAC Scoreboard HEREMorgan State 22, North Carolina A&T State 16South Carolina State 62, Howard 21Delaware State 16, Bethune-Cookman 13Norfolk State 28, North Carolina Central 21 Morgan State 22, North Carolina A&T State 16 BALTIMORE — DeAndre Harris passed for 218 yards and one touchdown and scored the game-winner on a keeper from the 1 as Morgan State upset North Carolina A&T for the second year in a row, 22-16 on Saturday. North Carolina A&T, No. 14 in the STATS FCS Top 25, never led during the game, but…

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MEAC Football Week 9 Honorees

From meacsports: NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 4, 2019 – Norfolk State quarterback Juwan Carter and Florida A&M wide receiver Xavier Smith have been named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Co-Offensive Players of the Week, the conference office announced today. Norfolk State’s Nhyre’ Quinerly is the Defensive Player of the Week and teammate Devyn Coles has been selected as Rookie of the Week. Earning Offensive Lineman of the Week honors is Norfolk State’s Jalen Powell and picking up Specialist of the Week honors is Florida A&M’s Marcus Williams.  Carter (QB, 6-0, 175, Jr., Pembroke Pines, Fla.) tallied 340 yards of total offense and accounted for four…

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Week 9 SIAC Football Recap

From thesiac: Standings | Schedule | Statistics ScoreboardTuskegee 27, Edward Waters (Fla.) 26Savannah State 53, Fort Valley State 24Lane 36, Central State 10Albany State 21, Morehouse 15Miles 17, Kentucky State 0Benedict 31, Clark Atlanta 7 Tuskegee 27, Edward Waters (Fla.) 26 Edward Waters scored a touchdown with 20 seconds left but missed its extra point and Tuskegee escaped with a 27-26 win over Edward Waters College Friday from Jacksonville, Fla. The victory pushed Skegee’s win streak to four straight and sets up a pivotal SIAC Western Division clash with Miles College next Saturday. Box Score | Recap Up Next:…

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