Southern defeats Texas Southern 28-21

From Southern University Media Relations: DALLAS, TX —  Glendon McDaniel threw three touchdown passes, two of them in a decisive third quarter and Southern defeated Texas Southern in the State Fair Showdown on Saturday. After the score was tied at 7 at halftime, McDaniel connected with Jamar Washington for 35 yards and Hunter Register for 31 yards and a 21-7 Jaguars lead heading into the fourth quarter. Texas Southern’s Devin Williams scored on a 14-yard run before McDaniel’s 7-yard TD pass to Jordan Davis put Southern ahead by 14 again, 28-14. A 4-yard run by Williams closed out the scoring…

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October 19 SWAC Football Recap

From SWAC.org: Scores from around the SWAC Saturday, October 19 Southern 28, Texas Southern 21Recap I Box Score Prairie View A&M 51, Virginia-Lynchburg 0Recap I Box Score Jackson State 31, Mississippi Valley State 28Recap I Box Score About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU alumni playing with professional sports teams.  Current championship competition offered by the league includes competition for men in Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor Track and…

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Alabama State downs Jackson State 31-16

From bamastatesports: Box Score  JACKSON, Miss. | Alabama State rebounded from a conference loss last week, running away from Jackson State 31-16 in Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play Saturday afternoon on homecoming at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Alabama State (3-3, 2-1 SWAC) used a three-touchdown day from quarterback Jett Even on a day in which he played for the injured KHA’Darris Davis. The grad transfer scored a pair of touchdowns on the ground, and one through the air to lead the Hornets. He finished the day 15-of-26 passing for 189 yards, with one interception and…

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Alcorn State takes advantage of turnovers in 35-7 smoking of Alabama State

From bamastatesports : TvPhoto Gallery 1 | Photo Gallery 2 | Final Stats (.pdf) | Boxscore MONTGOMERY, Ala. | After a four-hour lightning delay, Alabama State committed a season-high five turnovers that Alcorn State was able to punch in for a pair of touchdowns en route to a 35-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) East Division victory Saturday night. The game was originally scheduled for 2 pm, however, storms moved through the central Alabama region pushing kick back to 6 pm in Montgomery. Alcorn State (4-2, 3-0 SWAC) scored on their first possession of the game following a…

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Former UAPB player Jamie Gillan named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month

From UAPB Athletics: CLEVELAND, Ohio- Former University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff football player Jamie Gillan was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month by the National Football League for his play during the month of September. Gillan averaged 41.6 yards per punt during the Browns’ first four games, with 11 of them being downed inside the 20, which ranks second in the conference. Gillan earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week accolades following Cleveland’s win at the New York Jets in Week 2 after averaging 38.5 yards…

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Southern beats up on Arkansas-Pine Bluff 31-7

From Southern U Athletic Media Relations : PINE BLUFF, AR. — The Southern Jaguars were able to get off to a fast start on Saturday night in front of a great football crowd at Simmons Bank Stadium on the campus of The University of Arkansas Pine Bluff by winning their 1st SWAC contest, 31-7. On a night where Pine Bluff native Ladarius Skelton returned home, he had 3 rushing touchdowns along with 157 yards passing. This was his first complete game of the season. The Southern defense stepped up to the challenge allowing only…

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Southern vs UAPB Preview

From swac.org : Southern Game Notes | Arkansas-Pine Bluff Game Notes PINE BLUFF, Ark, – Southern will face Arkansas-Pine Bluff for its first Southwestern Athletic Conference game for the 2019 campaign on Saturday at Simmons Bank Field.  The game is scheduled for a national broadcast on ESPN3 with kickoff slated for 6:00 p.m. With the score tied in the fourth quarter, Arkansas-Pine Bluff drove 75 yards in seven plays in the final 50 seconds for a victory over Tennessee State last week. Shannon Patrick’s 17-yard touchdown pass to Jeremy Brown on the final…

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SWAC Football Preview: Texas Southern vs Houston Baptist

From swac.org: Texas Southern Game Notes | Houston Baptist Game Notes HOUSTON, Texas, – Texas Southern will face their second and final Southland Conference opponent of the season when they travel to face Houston Baptist on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. Texas Southern dropped a 77-6 decision against the Louisiana Ragin Cajuns during their last outing. Texas Southern put together a promising offensive drive on its second possession thanks to several long passes by DeAndre Johnson. TSU finished with 236 total yards as Johnson passed for 151 yards on 16-of-30 passing. Donnie Corley…

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Alcorn State vs Mississippi Valley State Preview

From swac.org: Alcorn State Game Notes | Mississippi Valley State Game Notes LORMAN, Miss. – Mississippi Valley State will face Alcorn State for its first Southwestern Athletic Conference game of the season. Kick-off is set for 6:00 p.m. at Spinks-Casem Stadium. Last week Alcorn State scored a touchdown with 40 seconds left in regulation to edge Prairie View A&M 45-41. The Braves trailed 41-38 when they started at their own 35. Alcorn marched down the field, converted a 4th-and-4 at the PVAMU 36, and went on to tally the game-winner on a three-yard…

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Grambling vs Prairie View game preview

From SWAC.org: Story Links Prairie View A&M Game Notes | Grambling State Game Notes DALLAS, Texas, – Prairie View A&M will face Grambling State in the State Fair Classic on Saturday at 4:00 p.m. at the Cotton Bowl.  Prairie View A&M came up short in a 45-41 road loss to defending SWAC champion Alcorn State this past weekend. PVAMU outgained Alcorn in total offense 508-405. Jalen Morton accounted for 366 total yards of offense (321 passing) and four touchdown passes as he completed 23-of-35 passes. Dawonya Tucker shined with 128 rushing yards and…

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