Savannah State gets 24-6 win over Fort Valley State

from the SIAC: FORT VALLEY, Ga. – Savannah State managed a 24-6 win over Fort Valley State in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) play on Saturday at Wildcat Stadium. SSU’s (7-2, 5-1 SIAC) nine SIAC wins between the 2019 and 2021 seasons set a school record for most consecutive conference wins. The Tigers put up 211 yards of offense that included 184 rushing yards. Einaj Carter led the Tigers with 74 rushing yards andd on 10 carries (7.4 vg.) and D’Angelo Durham chipped in 69 yards from 17 carries (4.1…

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October 23, 2021 SIAC East Football Recap : ASU, MHC both get wins, will meet next

ALBANY STATE 30, SAVANNAH STATE 0GAME STATS From sneakershoptalk.com : As has been the case so many times this season the Albany State defense brought another offense to a grinding halt.  The victim this week was the Savannah State offense.  In what was seen as a battle of SIAC Eastern division, Albany State showed who is the true beast in the East with a dominant 30-0 shellacking of Savannah State.  The Golden Rams defense was lights out , smothering the Tigers offense to a mere 59 yards of total offense,…

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Albany State blanks Savannah State 30-0

0 SSU 30 ASU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F SSU 0 0 0 0 0 ASU 3 13 7 7 30 As has been the case so many times this season the Albany State defense brought another offense to a grinding halt. The victim this week was the Savannah State offense. In what was seen as a battle of SIAC Eastern division, Albany State showed who is the true beast in the East with a dominant 30-0 shellacking of Savannah State. The Golden Rams defense was lights out , smothering…

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Savannah State v Albany State, Previews and Prediction

This Saturday there will be a clash of SIAC East division titans as Albany State and Savannah State will get it on a game that will have division, conference and potential post season implications. Both teams bring a 6-1 overall record ,with each team’s only defeat( 53-7for SSU and 21-3 for ASU) at the hands of in-state foe Valdosta State. Both squads are also undefeated in SIAC play, with the Tigers sporting a 4-0 conference record and the Golden Rams sitting at 3-0. The Golden Rams bring one of the…

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October 16, 2021 SIAC East Football Recap

SAVANNAH STATE 49, CLARK ATLANTA 14Courtesy of ssuathletics.comSAVANNAH, GA.— Savannah State University counts on its defense to keep points off the scoreboard, but Saturday the unit did a good job adding points for the Tigers. And the returning alumni on Homecoming left Theodore A. Wright Stadium happy after a 49-14 victory over Clark Atlanta University. “Momentum is a funny thing. It can go one way or the other and it went our way in the fourth quarter,” Head Coach Shawn Quinn said. “I was worried about this game all week.…

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Savannah State holds to defeat Kentucky State 21-17

From the SIAC: FRANKFORT, Ky. – In what’s becoming a season motif, Savannah State football struggled down the stretch against Kentucky State on Saturday, but a heavy-handed first half carried them to yet another Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) victory. The Tigers moved to 4-1 and 3-0 in SIAC play with the 21-17 win over the Thorobreds at Alumni Stadium in Frankfort, Kentucky on Saturday in front of 921 fans. Just like Savannah State’s win over Morehouse College and Benedict College, the final minutes of Saturday’s game were tense. With…

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Savannah State and Lane both get wins in SIAC play

From the SIAC: SAVANNAH STATE 41, BENEDICT 34GAME STATSSVANNAH, Ga. — Savannah State University handed Benedict College its first loss of the season with a 41-34 win on Saturday night at Theodore A. Wright Stadium. SSU (2-1, 1-0 SIAC) quarterback D’Vonn Gibbons scored on a 31-yard run with 1:25 left and transfer defensive back Le’Vonte Larry came up with an interception in the final minute to help SSU pick up the win in its first conference match-up of the season. Gibbons rushed for a game high 138 yards on 20…

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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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