Joshua Rice, Nephew of Jerry Rice Spoils Jackson State’s Homecoming
October 13, 2014 – 9:21 AM |

ITTA BENA, Miss. — It was special.
About 20 years special.
Mississippi Valley State defeated rival Jackson State, 27-23, on Saturday at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium to defeat the Tigers on their homecoming and give new MVSU …

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Tigers Crushed the Golden Lions of UAPB
October 21, 2014 – 12:33 AM |

 

Courtesy: Grambling State Athletics

In front of an audience of 10,000, the Grambling State University Tigers (5-3, 5-0) crushed the University of Arkansas Pine-Bluff (UAPB) Golden Lions (1-5, 0-4) 63-39 Saturday afternoon, taking down another opponent in the Southwest Athletic Conference (SWAC) for the fifth game in the row.
 
 
It was the first win over UAPB for the Tigers since 2011. With another conference win underneath his belt, head coach Broderick Fobbs still sees areas of improvement for the Tigers.
 
 
“We have to play with juice, we have to play with energy,” said Fobbs after the game. “Maybe my standards are higher.”
 
 
In the first quarter it was evident that the Golden Lions quarterback Benjamin Anderson posed as the Tigers’ biggest threat. Anderson, who threw for 467 yards and two touchdowns, made sure there was a plan B if there were no open receivers. When this happened, Anderson would scramble away and run the ball down the field. He finished the game as a rushing leader with 139 yards.
 
“We knew if we could contain him (Anderson), we knew that we could win the game,” said Tyree Hollins.
 
After UAPB’s Tyler Strickland kicked a 31yard field goal, Johnathan Williams answered back with a 73-yard pass to No. 2 Verlon Hunter for a Tiger touchdown.
 
Williams, who had an impressive game, threw for 377 yards and five touchdowns (three passing and two rushing).
 
In the second quarter, the Tigers put up 21 points on the scoreboard while the Golden Lions put up 15. Hunter scored another touchdown off of a 38-yard pass from Williams and Tigers defenderRandolph Giovanni recovered a fumble for a touchdown as well. The highlight of the quarter was following a touchdown from No. 80 Chester RogersJohnathan Wallace faked the extra point and ran the ball for a successful two-point conversion.
 
In the second half of the game, the Tigers continued the scoring streak and put up an additional 35 points, 28 in the third quarter and 7 in the fourth.
 
“We have a bunch of players that are hungry who do not want to go back to what we have been through from last year,” said Hollins after the game.
 
Hollins finished the game with six tackles and two interceptions for 19-yards gain. The Tigers’ top defensive leader was Aaron Breed, Jr. The Kirbyville native had 11 tackles, 1 sack and 1.5 tackles for loss. Other leaders were No. 37 LeAndre Vallot and No. 33 Jameel Jackson. Both had six tackles.
 
UAPB defensive leaders were No. 48 Jared Turner and No. 57 LaFarrell Franklin. Turner had six tackles and broke up one pass while Franklin had five tackles. Both defenders had one tackle for loss of yards.
 
 
The Tigers’ next match up will be against Texas Southern University Tigers (5-1) in Houston Nov. 1. This will be a big rival game for the Grambling Tigers. Kickoff is set at 5:30 p.m. at the BBVA Compass Stadium.
 
 

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No. 14 Bethune-Cookman Tops Savannah State, 48-20
October 21, 2014 – 12:01 AM |
No. 14 Bethune-Cookman Tops Savannah State, 48-20

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Larry Brihm threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as No. 14 Bethune-Cookman took a 48-20 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference victory over Savannah State on Saturday evening inside Ted A. Wright Stadium.
Brihm completed 13-of-19 passes …

Golden Tigers Explode in Wild West Duel
October 20, 2014 – 11:33 PM |
Golden Tigers Explode in Wild West Duel

 
TUSCALOOSA, AL. – The Tuskegee University Golden Tigers’ football team disarmed the Tigers of Stillman College in the SIAC Western Division duel for the top spot.
Tuskegee improved to 5-2 overall and 4-0 in conference, with a …

Rams Defeat St. Augustine’s Falcons, 36-13 on Homecoming 2014
October 20, 2014 – 11:29 PM |
Rams Defeat St. Augustine’s Falcons, 36-13 on Homecoming 2014

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The #16 ranked Winston-Salem State University Rams overcame 135 yards in penalties, and Phillip Sims threw for a career high three touchdowns, as the Rams rolled to a 36-13 homecoming victory over St. Augustine’s …

SWAC Football Preview
August 27, 2014 – 2:14 PM |
SWAC Football Preview

Defending champion Southern and Alabama State were predicted to meet in the 2014 Toyota SWAC Football Championship. See who’s in the hunt and check out the preseason All-SWAC team.

MEAC Football Preview
August 27, 2014 – 9:10 AM |
MEAC Football Preview

After sharing the title a year ago, Bethune-Cookman is picked to edge South Carolina State for this year’s MEAC title. Check out the predicted order of finish and 2014 MEAC Preseason All-Conference team.
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SIAC Football Preseason Preview
August 26, 2014 – 2:03 PM |
SIAC Football Preseason Preview

Albany State was picked to repeat as SIAC football champions. Can they go  back-to-back? Take a look at who’s predicted to contend and the 2014 preseason all-conference team.
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CIAA Football Preseason Preview
August 26, 2014 – 9:52 AM |
CIAA Football Preseason Preview

Winston-Salem was picked to win the 2014 CIAA football championship. Take a look at the predicted order of finish and who was picked to be the Best of The Best.
2014 CIAA Preseason All-Conference Team, Predicted Order …

Remember The Champs 2013: Southern Wins SWAC
August 25, 2014 – 9:43 AM |
Remember The Champs 2013: Southern Wins SWAC

Southern won the SWAC football title with a double OT win over Jackson State as we continue our look back at the 2013 HBCU Conference champions.
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Remember The Champs 2013: Cookman, S.C. State Share MEAC Crown
August 22, 2014 – 9:40 AM |
Remember The Champs 2013: Cookman, S.C. State Share MEAC Crown

As we continue our look back on the 2013 HBCU Conference Champions, Bethune-Cookman and South Carolina State each earned a share of the MEAC title and earned a berth to the FCS playoffs.
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Remember The Champs 2013: Albany State Wins SIAC
August 21, 2014 – 9:00 AM |
Remember The Champs 2013: Albany State Wins SIAC

On the eve of the college football season, we look back at the 2013 HBCU conference champions. Albany State captured the centennial SIAC crown with a 17-14 win over Miles College.
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