Florida A&M ranked for first time in a decade

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | For the first time in 10 years, the Florida A&M University football team finds itself back in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls on Monday. The Rattlers, who are coming off an emotional 34-31 overtime win over previously ranked No. 10 North Carolina A&T State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) game on Sunday afternoon at Bragg Memorial Stadium, finished the 2009 season ranked No. 23 in the STATS FCS Top 25. On Monday, Florida A&M entered the STATS FCS Top 25 ranked No. 20…

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MEAC announces suspensions after FAMU/NCAT game

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference announced the fates of three athlete-students involved in a fracas following the Florida A&M and North Carolina A&T game on Sunday. From the MEAC: NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 22, 2019—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced the suspension of three student-athletes following an altercation involving the North Carolina A&T State and Florida A&M football teams on Sunday. Following a thorough review of video footage and the referee’s report, two student-athletes from Florida A&M (Cameron Sapp, Jalen Brayboy) and one student-athlete from North Carolina A&T State (Stephen Davis)…

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FAMU defeats North Carolina A&T 34-31

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Marcus Williams caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from backup quarterback Rasean McKay for the walkoff overtime victory as the Florida A&M University football team took down the defending Black College National Champions, North Carolina A&T State, 34-31 in overtime, in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) game on Sunday afternoon at Bragg Memorial Stadium. Florida A&M (6-1 overall, 4-0 MEAC) entered the game as the No. 2 team in the Black College Football Poll and that is sure to change after Sunday’s thrilling win. Meanwhile, North Carolina A&T…

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FAMU v NCA&T moved to Sunday due to Tropical Storm Nestor

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football game scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19against North Carolina A&T State has officially been moved to Sunday due to Tropical Storm Nestor. With the game being shifted to Sunday, kickoff from Bragg Memorial Stadium is now set for2 p.m.  Members of Florida A&M and North Carolina A&T State, along with MEAC Commissioner Dr. Dennis Thomas, met on a conference call Thursday evening to discuss the possibility of moving the game to Sunday. The conference office and Florida A&M’s Department of Athletics officially…

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North Carolina A&T blanks Delaware State 37-0

From meacsports.com : Box Score Story courtesy of North Carolina A&T State Athletic Communications GREENSBORO, N.C. — North Carolina A&T State football is a run-first team, according to head coach Sam Washington. After all, with the running backs this program has been able to produce, is that a surprise? But on Thursday night and throughout the season, the Aggies are showing the rest of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) there are multiple ways they can beat you. N.C. A&T got another stellar game from junior running back Jah-Maine Martin and the…

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North Carolina A&T faces big test against Duke

From ncataggies.com : No. 14/15 North Carolina A&T (1-0, 0-0 MEAC) vs. Duke (1-0, 0-0)       Date: September 7, 2019Time: 6 p.m.  City/Venue:  Durham, N.C./Wallace Wade Stadium (40,000)Series: First Meeting TV/Stream: ACC Network ESPN Triad Radio: Donal Ware (play-by-play); Al Swann (analyst) Radio Stations: 600 AM/101.5 FM Winston-Salem 1320 AM/93.7 FM Greensboro1230 AM/104.9 FM High Point 920 AM/104.5 FM Burlington1200 AM/95.1 FM Burlington The Matchup: North Carolina A&T will try to do the unheard of on Saturday when it faces Power Five Duke out of the ACC. The Aggies will try to defeat a school from the Division I-FBS ranks for the fourth time…

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North Carolina A&T no.19 in AFCA FCS Preseason Rankings

From meacsports.com: North Carolina A&T State is ranked No. 19 in the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) FCS Coaches’ Top 25 Preseason Poll, which was released on Monday. The Aggies, who have won at least a share of three of the last four Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) titles and back-to-back Celebration Bowl championships, went 10-2 overall last season and defeated Alcorn State 24-22 for their third Black College National Championship in four years. North Carolina A&T State ended last season ranked No. 11 in the AFCA FCS poll. Defending FCS…

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North Carolina A&T’s Akeem Sirleaf qualifies for 2020 Olympics

Via NCATAGGIES.COM : EAST GREENSBORO – North Carolina A&T senior sprinter Akeem Sirleaf has qualified for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, also known as the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Sirleaf qualified 11 months ahead of the opening ceremonies. The Liberia Athletes Federation (LAF) made the announcement recently after Sirleaf put together impressive showings from March-June with many of those performances coming in an N.C. A&T uniform. Sirleaf will compete Liberia from July 24, 2020 to Aug. 9, 2020.    “I’m extremely excited for Akeem,” said Duane Ross, N.C.…

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North Carolina A&T wins 2019 Men’s MEAC Outdoor Track&Field Championship

From meacsports.com : Final Results | Championship Central GREENSBORO, N.C., May 4, 2019—A dominant Saturday lifted North Carolina A&T State to the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) men’s outdoor track & field championship at the Irwin Belk Track. The Aggies won their third straight outdoor title and sixth overall. Duane Ross was named the meet’s Outstanding Coach. Bethune-Cookman’s Jeremiah Peters earned Outstanding Field Performer honors, while Wildcat Carlin Berryhill and Norfolk State’s Evans Cheruiyot were named Co-Outstanding Runners. North Carolina A&T State also swept the season – winning the MEAC titles in…

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Morgan’s Joshua Miles and NC A&T’s Darryl Johnson Jr taken in NFL Draft

From meacsports.com : North Carolina A&T State defensive end Darryl Johnson Jr. and Morgan State offensive tackle Joshua Miles were both selected in the 2019 NFL Draft on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn. Johnson, the reigning MEAC Defensive Player of the Year who helped lead the Aggies to back-to-back MEAC championships and Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl titles, was picked up in the seventh round on Saturday by the Buffalo Bills. He was the 225th overall pick. He led the MEAC in sacks this past season with 10.5, nearly a sack…

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