September 26, 2022 SWAC Football Weekly Honourees

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference  The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Jackson State’s Shedeur Sanders, Alcorn State’s Jarveon Howard, Florida A&M’s Isaiah Major, and Bethune-Cookman’s Darnell Deas its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their exceptional performances during games played this past week of competition. Co-Offensive- Sanders had a career day during the Tigers’ 49-7 win over Mississippi Valley State. He set career marks in completions (40), attempts (51), and passing yards (438) to go along with four TD passes. Sanders completed passes to 12 different receivers, including touchdown passes…

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Prairie View beats Alabama State , 24-15

Courtesy of Prairie View A&M Athletics 24  PVA&M 15 ALST Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F PVA&M 7 7 3 7 24 ALST 6 0 3 6 15 Defense came up with some big takeaways as the Prairie View A&M Panthers outlasted the Hornets of Alabama State Saturday evening with a 24-15 victory. How it Happened:Alabama State’s offense struggled to find its rhythm during the game due to strong coverage from the Panthers defense.  The Panthers pass rush made its presence felt on the night, forcing ASU’s quarterback out of…

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Big second half pushed UTSA past Texas Southern, 52-24

Courtesy of Texas Southrrn Athletics: 24 Texas Southern 1-3 , 1-1 52  UTSA 2-2 , 0-0 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F TSU 7 10 7 0 24 UTS 14 7 14 17 52 SAN ANTONIO – A second half surge was the difference as Texas Southern dropped a 52-24 hard-fought decision at UTSA on Saturday inside the Alamodome. TSU opened the game with a bang as LaDarius Owens broke free for a 39-yard run on the drive’s first play but the drive would stall ultimately as TSU was forced to punt. UTSA would…

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Jackson State dominates Mississippi Valley, 49-7

7 Mississippi Val. 0-4 , 0-1 49  Jackson St. 4-0 , 2-0 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F MVS 7 0 0 0 7 JSU 14 7 21 7 49 Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics Jackson State University quarterback Shedeur Sanders’ career day passing led the Tigers to a 49-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference win over Mississippi Valley State Saturday at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. Sanders completed 40 of 51 passes for 438 yards (all career highs) with four touchdowns and one interception. He completed passes to 12 different receivers as Jackson State (4-0 overall, 2-0…

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FAMU keeps Bragg winning streak alive with 38-19 win over Alabama A&M

25 Alabama A&M 0-4 , 0-1 38  Florida A&M 2-2 , 1-1 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F AAM 10 9 0 6 25 FAM 0 14 14 10 38 Courtesy of Germanie Bozeman, FAMU Atheltics Rattler Nation returned to Bragg stadium to watch the Rattlers extend their home game winning streak against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs to twelve as the Rattlers won 38-25. “Excited to get another win, congratulations to the team; the guys fought hard,” said head coach Willie Simmons. “We didn’t play our best ball in the first half, but the…

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September 24, 2022 SWAC Recap

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference: SWAC Football Scores and Recaps Team Standings Saturday, September 24 Jackson State 49, Mississippi Valley State 7– Box Score I Recap Bethune-Cookman 36, Grambling State 19– Box Score I Recap UTSA 52, Texas Southern 24– Box Score I Recap Florida A&M 38, Alabama A&M 25– Box Score I Recap Prairie View A&M 24, Alabama State 15– Box Score I Recap Alcorn State 38, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 21– Box Score I Recap

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Grambling falls to Bethune, 36-19

GSU 19 BCU 36 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F GSU 10 9 0 0 19 BCU 14 3 3 16 36 Courtesy of Brian Howard, Grambling State Athletics The Grambling State University football team could not rally in the final quarter as Bethune-Cookman extended its winning streak over the Tigers with a 36-19 victory to open Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play on Saturday afternoon at Daytona Stadium. Grambling State, which has dropped four straight straight to Bethune-Cookman, trailed 20-19 to open the final quarter, but turnovers and penalties plagued…

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September 19 SWAC Football Weekly Honourees

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference:: The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Jackson State’s Shedeur Sanders, Aubrey Miller Jr. and Sy’veon Wilkerson along with Texas Southern’s Richard Garcia III its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during games played this past week of competition. Offensive- Shedeur Sanders| Quarterback | Jackson State University Sanders accounted for a career-high six touchdowns (four passing/two rushing) during Jackson State’s 66-24 win over Grambling State. He completed 22-of-34 passes for 357 yards. Sanders threw touchdown passes of 7, 26, 86, and 23 yards to go along…

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September 17, 2022 SWAC football recaps

Jackson State 66 Grambling 24 Box Score Recap Austin Peay 28 Alabama A&M 3 Box Score Recap Texas Southern 24 Southern 0 Box Score Recap Oklahoma State 63 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 7 Box Score Recap Delta State 28 Mississippi Valley State 17 Box Score Recap Incarnate Word 31 Prairie View A&M 14 Box Score Recap Alcorn State 30 McNeese State 19 Box Score Recap

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Coach Prime not happy with HBCU payouts in “money games”

For many years, lower tiered collegiate teams have served themselves up on a silver platter to schools in higher divisions for monetary gains. Referred to, usually in a derisive manner, as “cupcakes”(from the Power 5 perspective) , these “cut the check” games go a long way to help alleviating the financial shortfall that plagues the athletic programs of these smaller institutions. Fans, as well as many coaches and athletic administrators of these schools have had to come to terms with the fact that taking these beatings is a necessity for…

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