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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Week 7 SIAC Footballers of the Week

ATLANTA, Ga. (October 18, 2021) – Michael Sims (Morehouse) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, while Mackenly Newbill (Savannah State) earned Defensive Player of the Week, released by the league office on Monday. Jackson Spradlin (Miles) was also tabbed Special Teams Player of the Week alongside, Louis Williams (Tuskegee) who earned Newcomer of the Week. OFFENSIVE – Michael Sims, MorehouseQuarterback  |  6’3  |  Senior  |  Detroit, MI Sims led the Maroon Tigers to a blowout victory of Eastern division foe, Fort Valley State, 51-3. He finished 11-of-20 passing for 225 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for 33 yards and another touchdown…

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October 16, 2021 SIAC Football Western Division Recaps

From the SIAC: MILES 34, LANE 31GAME STATSJACKSON, TENN. — Miles used a touchdown and a field goal in the fourth quarter to hold off Lane 34-31 on Saturday afternoon on Lane Field at Rothrock Stadium. Kingston Davis and Donte Edwards led MC (3-4, 2-2 SIAC) combining for 334 of the 449 yards of total offense. Davis scored a pair of touchdowns, including one in the final frame, to highlight 170 rushing yards on 22 attempts (7.7 avg.). Edwards added 164 yards on 26 attempts (6.3 avg.) and a touchdown.…

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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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Albany State rolls Benedict 28-6

28 ASU 6 BC Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ASU 7 0 14 7 28 BC 6 0 0 0 6 The Albany State Golden Rams(6-1, 3-0) continued their winning ways, hitting the road to take care of the Tigers of Benedict College, (3-4, 0-3) 28-6. What looked like it may be a close battle, was ultimately decidedly rather decisively , by plays from the Albany State running game and their defense. The Tigers struck first, and it came from their defense. Benedict quarterback Darius Philon’s second pass attempt…

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Albany State V Benedict College: preview and prediction

Saturday the Benedict Tigers (3-3, 0-2) and the Golden Rams of Albany State (5-1, 2-0) meet up in conference play. Albany State is coming off 30-0 homecoming shellacking of Edward Waters last week, while Benedict shocked Miles 24-21 in their last game but is still looking for their first SIAC win of the season. In that win against Miles , freshman quarterback Zavien Foster made his collegiate debut, going 13/27 for 157, with a touchdown and in interception ;he also added another 90 yards and a touchdown on the ground.…

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Albany State rolls Edward Waters, 30-0

From the SIAC : ALBANY, Ga. – Albany State racked up 429 yards of offense to defeat the Edward Waters, 30-0, for Homecoming at the Albany State University Coliseum on Saturday afternoon.  ASU (5-1, 2-0 SIAC) quarterback Dionte Bonneau exploded for 283 yards passing, going 14-of-23 with three touchdowns. Joe Shorter had the longest play of the game in a 66-yard touchdown reception and Rashad Jordan added in 56 yards receiving while Kristian Grant chipped in 55 yards. The ASU ground game was balanced with Kam Ward gaining 54 yards on the ground and Marcuis Fulks adding in 55 yards. Stephan…

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Morehouse defeats Tuskegee 31-15 in 85th Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic

Team 1 2 3 4 F TUFB 2 7 0 6 15  MHC 7 3 7 14 31 From the SIAC: MOREHOUSE 31, TUSKEGEE 15 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Morehouse capitalized on turnovers to upset Tuskegee 31-15 on Saturday at Legion Field in the 85th Annual Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic. MHC (1-5, 1-1 SIAC) picked up its first win of the season while holdng TU (2-3, 1-1 SIAC) to 65 rushing yards (1.9 avg.)  Earnest Davis led all players with 106 rushing yards on 30 attempts with two touchdowns. Quarterback Michael Sims passed…

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Albany State blanks Edward Waters 30-0

Team 1 2 3 4 F EWU 0 0 0 0 0 ASU 7 9 14 0 30 The Albany State Golden we’re not very welcoming host to the Tigers of Edward Waters. In front of a homecoming crowd of 7892, ASU laid a 30-0 smack down on EWU, using an aerial attack that largely has not been present during their previous five games this season, as quarterback Dionte completing 14 of his 23 passes for 283 yards and three scores. Though the passing game did most of the damage…

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Albany State v Edward Waters University preview and prediction

This Saturday the Albany State Golden Rams will host (4-1, 2-0) the Tigers of Edwards Waters University (2-3, 1-3) for their homecoming. If the Tigers wish to spoil the festivities, they certainly have their work cut out for them , as they face a Rams team that features a formidable running game and a stingy defense that has only allowed 36 points all season. The Tigers defense has been very offense-friendly, giving up 33.8 points per game, juxtaposing that with the toughness of the Albany State defense will likely spell…

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