HBCU Football Daily Podcast: Takeaway Tuesday


HBCU Football Daily Podcasts

The John Madden of HBCU Football Donal Ware breaks down your favorite HBCU football teams. All 50 of the HBCU football playing institutions were broken down daily from June 19 until August 25, the day before the opening game of the HBCU football season. Listen to all of the podcasts and give your thoughts by following us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and letting us know what you think using #HBCU125

The below story was originally posted on June 5, 2017


BOXTOROW, a subsidiary of DWCommunications, LLC, will kick off the 2017 HBCU football season with its #HBCU125.

BOXTOROW will celebrate 125 years of HBCU football beginning with its first ever BOXTOROW w/ Donal Ware HBCU Football Podcast.

Known as the voice of HBCU Sports, Ware will preview all 50 HBCU football programs in an 8-10 minute daily podcast, leading up to the kickoff of the HBCU football season, when Florida A&M and Texas Southern meet on August 26. The podcasts will air beginning Monday, June 19.

This season will mark 125 years since Livingstone College and Biddle College (now Johnson C. Smith) met in the first football game between HBCUs, December 27, 1892 in Salisbury, NC. Biddle prevailed in that game 5-0.

The podcasts will air on the official Website of the national sports talk show FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW, boxtorow.com

In the coming weeks as part of BOXTOROW’s #HBCU125, BOXTOROW will rank the 125 most influential HBCU football players and coaches of all-time. BOXTOROW will also host its 3rd annual Countdown to Kickoff on Saturday, July 22 from 12-2 p.m. ET at Jimmy V’s, located at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in downtown Raleigh, NC. The countdown will consist of a live radio show hosted by Ware and guests of the show will be head football coaches of HBCUs.

Follow BOXTOROW on social media for updates and more information; on Twitter: @boxtorow; on Instagram: boxtorow; and on Facebook: box2row Celebrate 125 years of HBCU football with BOXTOROW using #HBCU125 when using social media.

BOXTOROW w/ Donal Ware HBCU Football Daily Podcasts

Week of 6/19
Cheyney, Edward Waters, Texas College, West Virginia State, Langston

Week of 6/26
Lincoln (Mo.), Bowie State, Virginia Union, Virginia State, Lincoln (Pa.)

Week of 7/3
Chowan, Elizabeth City State, Saint Augustine’s, Shaw, Winston-Salem State

Week of 7/10
Livingstone, Johnson C. Smith, Fayetteville State, Tennessee State, Grambling

Week of 7/17
Alabama State, Jackson State, Alcorn State, Mississippi Valley State, Alabama A&M

Week of 7/24
Southern, Arkansas Pine Bluff, Prairie View A&M, Texas Southern, North Carolina Central

Week of 7/31
North Carolina A&T, Savannah State, Florida A&M, Bethune-Cookman, South Carolina State

Week of 8/7
Norfolk State, Hampton, Morgan State, Howard, Delaware State

Week of 8/14
Fort Valley State, Albany State, Tuskegee, Miles, Benedict

Week of 8/21
Clark Atlanta, Morehouse, Kentucky State, Central State, Lane


BOXTOROW is a media company with a national reach. The BOXTOROW name derived from the national sports talk show FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW which currently airs on radio stations all across the country as well as on Satellite Radio on SiriusXM. FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW began airing on August 20, 2005 on just five radio stations. While the show gives listeners a personal and intimate perspective through interviews with some of the top sports, entertainment and sometimes political figures of the day, and through talking about some of the hot button topics of the day, at the heart of BOXTOROW is its coverage of HBCU sports.


  1. Post By Betty M, Bates

    Good Day Mr. Ware/Donal,

    Foremost, Thank You for your wonderful broadcasting services! Thank you fur featuring my beloved Alma Mater, West Virginis State University!!

    I shall take the liberty of introducing myself: Betty M. Bates, WVSUAA Eastern Region Director Emerita, residing in Baltimore, MD. I pleased to make your acquaintance.

    Good luck, Betty B.

  2. Thank you Ms. Bates. I am a graduate of Morgan State University. Thank you for your continued support. We want to make sure we promote all of our HBCUs, including WVSU. Take care.

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