UAPB claims SWAC West with 36-31 win over Prairie View

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: PINE BLUFF, Ark.- The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff football team won the Spring 2021 SWAC Western Division Championship with a 36-31 win over Prairie View A&M Saturday at Simmons Bank Field. The Golden Lions continued to turn back the clock in winning the division championship for the first time since 2012.  The Golden Lions will play in the Cricket Wireless SWAC Football Championship Game presented by Pepsi Zero on Saturday May 1 against either Alabama A&M at 2 p.m. at a location TBD. Quarterback Skyler Perry (16-33,…

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Alabama A&M takes 79th Magic City Classic 38-14

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: MONTGOMERY, Ala.- In the first ever spring Magic City Classic, Alabama A&M defeated Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) opponent and in-state rival Alabama State 38-14 at Legion Field Saturday night to clinch the Eastern Division and a trip to the SWAC Championship game.  Alabama State got on the board early as running back Jacory Merritt punched in a one-yard touchdown to cap an 11 play, 95-yard drive with just over eight minutes to play in the first quarter, before a response by the Bulldogs to tie the…

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SWAC Football Weekly Honors

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Alabama A&M’s Aqeel Glass,  Alabama State’s Irshaad Davis, Alabama A&M’s Troy Lendvay and Alabama State’s Ryan Nettles it’s SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during conference play this past week the league announced on Monday. Offensive- Glass (St. Louis, Mo.) went 27-of-40 with no interceptions and set career-highs with 440 yards passing and six touchdowns while adding a seventh on the ground to lead the Alabama A&M Bulldogs offensive attack this past weekend. Under his…

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Alabama State cleans up Mississippi Valley State 42-17

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: MONTGOMERY, Ala.- After a sluggish first half, Alabama State pulled away in the second half to pull away from Mississippi Valley State 42-17 at ASU Stadium in Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) action Saturday afternoon. Alabama State (3-2, 3-1 SWAC) found themselves trailing 3-0 early before forcing a turnover with just over six minutes remaining in the opening quarter. Eric Felts and Irshaad Davis combined to return the fumble inside the 10-yard line before Myles Crawley scored his first career touchdown on a three-yard run with 5:46…

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Aqeel Glass’ career day pushes Alabama A&M past Jackson State, 53-42

from the Southwestern Athletic Conference: JACKSON, Miss. – Senior quarterback Aqeel Glass (St. Louis, Mo.) delivered a day for the ages and Alabama A&M put up the most points against a Division I opponent in 12 years as they defeated past Jackson State 52-43 on Saturday, April 10. Glass went 27-of-40 with no interceptions and set career-highs with 440 yards passing and six touchdowns while adding a seventh on the ground to lead the Bulldogs offensive attack while senior wide receiver Zabrian Moore (Tuscaloosa) was the recipient of four of those receptions for…

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South Carolina State tops Alabama State 14-7 in defensive battle

via SCSU Athletics: Box Score  MONTGOMERY, AL.—The Bulldogs return to the field in impressive style knocking off SWAC foe Alabama State ,14-7, Saturday (April 3rd) at ASU Stadium. South Carolina State improves to 2-1 overall, while the Hornets fall to 2-2 on the season. The Bulldogs defense played lights out on the day holding Alabama State scoreless until the late in the fourth quarter when Ryan Nettles connected on a 9-yard toss to Wallace Corker with 3:05 remaining. SC State was able to strike first on a 12-yard scamper by…

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UAPB continues winning ways against Mississippi Valley State, 24-17

Courtesy of UAPB Athletics: Tyrin Ralph’s 77-yard punt return with 1:54 remaining was the game-winning score as the University of Arkansas At Pine Bluff football team won at Mississippi Valley State 24-17 at Rice-Totten Stadium. UAPB (3-0 overall, 3-0 SWAC) moves one step closer to the SWAC Western Division title for the first time since 2012 and clinching a berth in the Cricket Wireless SWAC Football Championship Game on May 1. The Golden Lions can win the SWAC West with a win in either of its final two regular season…

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Florida A&M football to hold open practice

From Florida A&M Communications : The Florida A&M University (FAMU) football program will hold an open practice on Saturday, April 3 at Bragg Memorial Stadium. The festivities will begin at 2 p.m.  Fans will be allowed to attend the event, but seating is limited due to construction on the East Side of the stadium and will need to continue practicing social distancing due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  The open practice will also be streamed live YouTube by searching Rattlers Boosters 2021 or by clicking the following link: https://bit.ly/31ACPm8 

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March 20, 2021 SWAC Football Docket

Upcoming SWAC Football Games  Saturday, March 20Alabama A&M at Prairie View A&M– PostponedArkansas-Pine Bluff at Grambling State– 12:00 pm (Live Stats I Video)Jackson State at Alabama State– 3:00 pm (Live Stats I ESPN2)Southern at Texas Southern- 7:30 pm (Live Stats I AT&T SportsNet) All times listed Central Standard Time (CST) Game dates and times are subject to changeAbout 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…

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Make up dates for SWAC Football games announced

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced make-up dates for the Prairie View A&M versus Alabama A&M and Prairie View A&M versus Jackson State football games originally slated to be played on Mar. 20 and Mar. 28 respectively. Alabama A&M at Prairie View A&M has been rescheduled for April 3rd at 2:00 pm. Prairie View A&M at Jackson State has been rescheduled for April 24th at 1:00 pm. Both games are slated to be carried live on ESPN platforms. About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is…

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