Travis Hunter’s decision exposes racism in football fans and media

Wednesday Travis Hunter turned the college football world on its ear when he shunned Florida State and opted to attend Jackson State. The decision sent reverberations through the college football landscape that may be felt for years to come. Immediately after Hunter’s choice became public, he, Coach Deion Sanders, Jackson State, the SWAC and HBCUs as a whole were targets for suspected white supremacist fueled rancor. On this day it was shown that racism is a sport for all ages, as these troglodytes wished all sorts of harm on a…

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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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Jackson State blanks Edward Waters College 53-0

From gojsutigers.com: JACKSON, Miss. – The first words written on the first page of significant novel started on Sunday, February 21 and the Jackson State Tigers routed Edwards Waters 53-0 as the program officially started the Deion Sanders era. “We had a blast out there,” said junior linebacker Keonte Hampton, who recorded a team-high seven tackles. “It was fun to get the win with this group guys and this team. We open conference play next week against Mississippi Valley State and excited to open conference play.” “We were really excited to play this football game. It’s…

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Florida A&M heading to SWAC

This was initially reported by HBCUGameday but the MEAC will suffer another major loss. The conference is losing North Carolina A&T to the Big South and now FAMU is moving to the SWAC. From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Board of Trustees (BOT) has approved the University’s move to join the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), beginning with the 2021-22 academic year. The move was approved by SWAC member schools 10-0 Thursday afternoon.  “While we have had a long-standing relationship competing in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference,…

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Houston too much for Prairie View

From pvpanthers: LIVE STATS WATCH LIVE FULL SCHEDULE ROSTER MATCHUP HISTORY HOUSTON – An early first-quarter deficit was too much to overcome for the Prairie View A&M football team, who fell 37-17 to Houston Saturday evening at TDECU Stadium. Though the Panthers (1-1) limited Houston to a field goal on its opening possession, their first crack at the Cougars’ defense resulted in a three-and-out. An off-target punt ultimately gifted Houston prime starting field position in the form of the Panthers’ 28-yard line. Two plays later, Kyle Porter scored from 20…

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New polices for SWAC in upcoming athletic year

From swac.org: BILOXI, Miss.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference held its annual spring meetings this past week in Biloxi with several significant pieces of legislation being adopted for the upcoming athletic year. The approved measures were recommendations from the leagues’ Sports Administrators Committee (SAC) which consist of member institutions’ Athletic Directors and Senior Woman Administrators. With league finances serving as a significant topic of discussion during the meetings, the SWAC unveiled its strategic business model which will be implemented during the upcoming 2019-20 season. “One consistent theme that we were able…

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