Returning Newcomer Savannah State dominates SIAC

Courtesy of Savannah State Athletics: SAVANNAH, Ga. – A new era has dawned over Savannah State football—one that reflects the program’s glory days. With a dominating performance in their final Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) game of the season, the 2019 Savannah State football team earned the programs first winning season since 1998, and the first undefeated conference run since 1989. The Tigers improved to 5-0 in the SIAC with a 53-24 win over Fort Valley State in Theodore A. Wright Stadium on Saturday. SSU is 6-3 heading into their…

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Savannah State downs Morehouse 17-10

Courtesy of Savannah State AthleticsATLANTA, Ga. – Savannah State Football picked up their third consecutive win of the 2019 season, beating Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) foe Morehouse College 17-10 at B.T. Harvey Stadium in Atlanta on Saturday in front of 5,000 fans. Historically, SSU ties the record at 15 wins apiece in the team’s 30th meeting. After a thrilling back and forth to open the game, both teams settled into a defensive battle with SSU coming out on top behind a goal-line stand and a fortunate call. Morehouse started…

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Speed could be the key for Savannah State

Courtesy of Savannah State Athletics: SAVANNAH, Ga. — Savannah State University head football coach Shawn Quinn wanted more speed for his triple option offense. After four practices, he likes what he sees. Newcomers Einaj Carter, Major Bellamy, Quentavious Wilson and Jordan Grant have shown the ability to make things happen quickly. “One thing I thought we needed were guys who, once they hit the hole, could take it to the house,” Quinn said. “I’m excited because we have a bunch of skill guys who can run.” Carter, a 5-8, 163-pound freshman, set…

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