Benedict’s Traviontae Brown named to preseason Player of Year watch list

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Benedict College senior defensive back Traviontae Brown has been named to the preseason watch list for the Black College Football Hall of Fame Deacon Jones Trophy. The 48-player list is composed of 16 players from the MEAC, 13 from the SWAC, 10 from the CIAA, eight from the SIAC, and one from a non-HBCU conference. Former Bowie State star quarterback Amir Hall was the 2017 and 2018 recipient. Brown was named to the AFCA Division II Coaches’ All American Team last season, becoming the first Benedict football player in…

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Tuskegee’s Thomas on the Black College Player of the Year Watch List

From golden tiger sports: Atlanta, Ga. – The Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCFHOF) announced today the 2019 Watch List for the Black College Football Player of the Year Award and linebacker Davoris Thomas is among one of 48 players listed.  The Award is presented annually to the most outstanding football player from a Historically Black College & University.  Last season Thomas played in all 10 games as a junior and finished second on the team with 64 tackles  including 5.5 TFL for -13 yards. The Spanish Fort, Ala. native led the…

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Morehouse’s Dunn and Sims named to 2019 Black College Football Player of The Year watch list

From Morehouse Athletics: ATLANTA  – Morehouse College star running back, Santo Dunn, and quarterback, Michael Sims, have been named to the 2019 Black College Football Player of The Year Award watch list as announced today by the Black College Football Hall of Fame. Dunn who was recently named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) pre-season Player of the Year was the first Maroon Tiger to earn the SIAC Offensive Player of the Year honor since former Morehouse standout, David Carter, won the award in 2010 and 2011. In  2018 the Miami, FL native led…

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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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Benedict to hold spring game Saturday

Courtesy of Benedict Athletics COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Benedict College football team will hold its annual Purple-Gold Spring Game at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Charlie W. Johnson Stadium, which should give the coaching staff a good look at some young players. “We’re taking a look at some guys who didn’t play a lot last year,” head coach Mike White said. “We’re trying to get those guys ready for the 2019 season on both sides of the ball. In the secondary, we’ve got some new guys who we hope to get a…

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November 3 SIAC Football Recap

Visit the SIAC Football Scoreboard Here Lane 22, Central State 45 Tuskegee 27, Miles 31 Morehouse 13, Clark Atlanta 30 Benedict 18, Kentucky State 0 Albany State 40, Fort Valley State 6 – Lane 22, Central State 45 WILBERFORCE, Ohio – Playing in the final game of the 2018 season, the Central State University Marauders defeated the Lane College Dragons, 45-22, on Saturday. With the victory, CSU finishes the season with a 5-5 overall mark and a 3-3 ledger in SIAC play. LC falls to 3-6 on the season with…

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October 27 SIAC Football Recap

From thesiac.com:     Visit the SIAC Football Scoreboard Here Tuskegee 36, Central State 40 Miles 28, Clark Atlanta 27 Fort Valley State 27, Morehouse 22 Albany State 21, Benedict 0 Lane 34, Kentucky State 23 – Tuskegee 36, Central State 40 WILBERFORCE, Ohio – Playing host to the defending SIAC Champion Tuskegee University, the Central State Marauders erased a 14-point deficit in the third quarter and went on to beat the Golden Tigers, 40-36, on Saturday. –Central State Sports Information Box Score   |   Recap – Miles 28, Clark Atlanta…

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