MEAC announces Footballers of the week

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: NORFOLK, Va. – Sept. 13, 2021 – Norfolk State quarterback Juwan Carter was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, the conference announced today. South Carolina State defensive back Decobie Durant was named Defensive Player of the Week and Delaware State’s Sy’Veon Wilkerson was named Rookie of the Week. Norfolk State’s Jalen Powell was named Offensive Lineman of the Week, and picking up Specialist of the Week honors was North Carolina Central’s Juan Velarde.  Juwan Carter (QB, 6-0, 175, r-Sr., Richmond, Va.) tossed two touchdowns and passed…

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Shadeur Sanders named Stats Perform FCS National Player of the Week

Jackson State quarterback Shadeur Sanders was named Stats Perform FCS National Player of the Week. Sanders was outstanding in JSU’s 38-16 rump -kicking of Tennessee State in the Southern Heritage Classic, completing 30 of his 40 pass attempts for 362 yards and three touchdowns. His 30 completions set a SHC record. The Tigers of Jackson State head to Monroe, Louisiana to take on Louisiana-Monroe this Saturday night in another nationally televised game on ESPN3. Kickoff is set for 7 pm EST.

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September 11, 2021 MEAC Football Recap

from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Wake Forest 41, Norfolk State 16Georgetown 20, Delaware State 14 (OT) Tulane 69, Morgan State 20Clemson 49, South Carolina State 3Marshall 44, North Carolina Central 10Maryland 62, Howard 0 Wake Forest 41, Norfolk State 16NORFOLK, Va. – Host Wake Forest scored the first seven times it had the ball Saturday en route to a 41-16 win over Norfolk State at Truist Field. In their first-ever matchup with an ACC team, the Spartans (0-2) racked up 336 yards of total offense and posted their second-highest point total in 15…

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September 11, 2021 SWAC Football Recap

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: SWAC Football Scores and Recaps   Saturday, Sept. 11 Auburn 62, Alabama State 0– Box Score I Recap Florida A&M 34, Fort Valley State 7– Box Score I Recap Central Florida 63, Bethune-Cookman 14– Box Score I Recap Jackson State 38, Tennessee State 16– Box Score I Recap Baylor 66, Texas Southern 7– Box Score I Recap Southern Mississippi 37, Grambling State 0– Box Score I Recap Alcorn State 13, Northwestern State 10– Box Score I Recap Southern 41, Miles 24– Box Score I Recap Incarnate Word 40, Prairie View A&M 9– Box Score I Recap About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier…

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Albany State defeats shorter college 28-12

From asugoldenrams: ALBANY, GA -The Albany State University Golden Rams (2-0, 0-0 SIAC) remained unbeaten in 2021 with a 28-12 win over the Shorter Hawks (1-1, 0-0 GSC) here at the Albany State University Coliseum.  ASU wasted no time in the first quarter scoring in three plays going 72-yards to set the tone for the evening.  From there they would never trail. Quarterback Dionte Bonneau led the charge with 362 all-purpose yards, with 84 coming on the ground and 278 coming thru the air, including a 54-yard bomb to Ralph Lovett on the first…

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Jackson State smacks around Tennessee State 38-16 in 32nd Southern Heritage Classic

16 TSU 38 JSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F TSU 0 7 0 9 16 JSU 7 3 14 14 3 Jackson State used big plays on offense and special teams to cruise to a 38-16 victory in front of crowd of 46, 171 at the 32nd Southern Heritage Classic. JSU got the scoring going when Shadeur Sanders connected with Josh Lanier on a 14- yard touchdown pass late in the opening quarter. Tennessee State would respond with what would prove to be a rare stretch of offensive competency and…

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SIAC week 1 cross country runners of the week

Release via the SIAC: ATLANTA, Ga. (September 10, 2021) – Kailyn Thrash (Tuskegee) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Female Runner of the Week, while Nelson Kipkemboi (Benedict) earned Male Runner of the Week, released by the league office on Friday. Female Runner of the Week – Kailyn Thrash, Tuskegee Thrash had the quickest time of all Tigerettes in the 4K that included Division I, II, and III opponents, running for a personal-record time of 18:49.62 to finish 88th at the Foothills Invitational on Friday at Choccolocco Park. Male Runner of the Week – Nelson Kipkemboi, Benedict Freshman Nelson…

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Grambling expands partnership with Teamworks and INFLCR Verified

From Grambling State Sports Communications: Grambling State Strikes Comprehensive Partnership with Teamworks & INFLCR Verified  The Tigers leverage Teamworks and INFLCR Verified across the department’s 15 varsity sports for 340 student-athletes.  DURHAM, NC – [Friday, September 10, 2021] –Teamworks and INFLCR are excited to announce an expanded, comprehensive partnership with Grambling State Athletics in which the department will leverage the Teamworks and INFLCR Verified platform offerings. With the partnership, Tiger’s leadership looks to vertically integrate its technology stack in order to centralize the distribution of student-athlete information and content.   Through the partnership,…

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CIAA Football 2021 Week 1 Football Honours

For the week ending September 5, 2021 FOOD LION OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK #70 Greg Brooks, Fayetteville State(Gr, OL – Walkertown, NC) Brooks was at the center of an offensive line that helped lead the Broncos to 415 yards of total offense, including 229 yards on the ground. Behind Brooks and the rest of the OL unit, the FSU offense scored six touchdowns on their way to defeating Elizabeth City State, 47-6, in the Down East Viking Football Classic.  FOOD LION QUARTERBACK OF THE WEEK #9 K’hari Lane, Fayetteville State(Sr, QB –…

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Norfolk State’s Justin Carter wins first MEAC Fans’ Player of the Week Poll.

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Norfolk State’s Juwan Carter and Justin Smith found the end zone this past Saturday against Toledo, and the result ended up being the winner of the first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Fans’ Play of the Week poll of the 2021 season. Near the end of the first quarter, Carter — the MEAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year — dropped back after a fake handoff and found Smith down the middle of the field just inside the 10-yard line. Smith caught the ball and was…

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