September 26, 2022 MEAC Footballers of the Week

Courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference North Carolina Central junior quarterback Davius Richard 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 linebacker BJ Davis was named Defensive Player of the Week, while Norfolk State’s Jordin Lennon was named Rookie of the Week. North Carolina Central’s Robert Mitchell was named Offensive Lineman of the Week and the Eagles’ Adrian Olivo was named Specialist of the Week. Davius Richard, North Carolina Central (QB, 6-3, 215, Jr., Belle Glade, Fla.)  Richard accounted for four of the Eagles’…

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September 17, 2022 MEAC Football Recap

Courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Morgan State 24, Sacred Heart 9Delaware State 35, Virginia Lynchburg 19Hampton 17, Norfolk State 7Howard 31, Morehouse 0 North Carolina Central 45, New Hampshire 27 Morgan State 24, Sacred Heart 9 BALTIMORE, Md. — Morgan State was looking to avoid an 0-3 start to the season and bounce back from a tough loss last week at Towson. Senior running back Alfonzo Graham stepped up and sophomore quarterback Duce Taylor did just enough to put away visiting Sacred Heart in the end on a sunny afternoon at Hughes Stadium. Taylor,…

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Morgan State defeats Sacred Heart in home opener, 24-9

For the first time since 2015 Morgan State was able to give their fans something to cheer about by getting a win in their home opener. Behind a strong defensive effort and an offense that got in gea for the first time this season, Morgan State was able to get their fists win of the season, 24-9, over Sacred Heart. Sacred Heart got to an abysmal start with quarterback Marquez McCray’s pass picked off by Carl Decius on their first offensive play, setting up the Morgan State offense at the…

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MEAC footballers of week 2

Courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: South Carolina State running back Kendrell Flowers was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, the conference announced today. The Bulldogs’ BJ Davis was named Defensive Player of the Week, while North Carolina Central linebacker Max U’Ren was named Rookie of the Week. North Carolina Central’s Torricelli Simpkins III was named Offensive Lineman of the Week and South Carolina State kicker Gavyn Zimmerman was named Specialist of the Week. Flowers (RB, 6-0, 210, r-So., Columbia, S.C.) rushed for 153 yards (the third-highest single-game rushing total of…

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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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South Carolina State releases 2022 Football Schedule

From South Carolina State Athletics The 2021 Cricket Celebration Bowl HBCU National Champion South Carolina State Bulldogs will play an 11-game schedule during the 2022 fall campaign, the university announced Wednesday (March, 23rd).  Bulldog New & Renewal Season tickets will go sale Monday, March 28th at 9 a.m. Please stay tuned more information to come.  The Bulldog slate includes six road games and five home contests at Oliver. C. Dawson/Willie Jeffries Field. Two Football Bowl Subdivision opponents are on the schedule, along with four non-conference contests, and five Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference…

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Norfolk State reveals 2022 Football Schedule

Courtesy Norfolk State Athletics 2022 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University released its 2022 football schedule on Monday. The 11-game slate features five home games at William “Dick” Price Stadium, including the return of the Battle of the Bay to Norfolk in addition to three home conference games. The Spartans open the 2022 season with back-to-back road games against FBS competition. The season kicks off on Sept. 3 with a date at Marshall in Huntington, W.Va. The teams played once previously, in 2015, which was also played at Marshall. …

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Four-Star RB Highlights NC Central’s 2022 Signing Day

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletics: University of South Carolina graduate transfer OrTre Smith, a four-star prospect rated as the No. 1 player in South Carolina and the 15th-best wide receiver in the country in the class of 2017, headlines North Carolina Central University’s 2022 football recruiting class, announced by head coach Trei Oliver on Wednesday. Smith (WR, 6-4, 222, Mount Pleasant, S.C.) played 19 games at USC (2017-21) with 43 receptions for 435 yards and four touchdowns. As a senior at Wando High School, he was named the 2016 Class 5A Lower…

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South Carolina State wins 2021 Cricket Celebration Bowl in convincing fashion

31 SCSU 10 JSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F SCSU 0 10 14 7 31 JSU 7 0 3 0 10 From South Carolina State Athletics: ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 18, 2021 —Corey Fields, Jr. threw four touchdown passes and the Bulldogs defense forced two interceptions as South Carolina State defeated Jackson State 31-10 on Saturday to win the Cricket Celebration Bowl in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.  A Celebration Bowl-record 48,653 people — officially a sellout — were in attendance. Shaquan Davis, the game’s Dennis Thomas Offensive MVP, caught three of those touchdowns.…

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