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VUU’s Anderson named BOXTOROW Player of the Year; leads All-America Team

boxtorow.com With the college basketball season officially over, BOXTOROW releases its annual Division II All-America teams. Virginia Union senior guard Ray Anderson has been named BOXTOROW Division II Player of the Year.  Anderson helped lead the Panthers to the CIAA Northern Division title and a berth in the NCAA Regionals.  Anderson led the CIAA in

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Tarik Cohen, Darius Leonard, Lenard Tillery lead BOXTOROW college football All-America team

Boxtorow.com From December 12, 2016 Twenty-nine players were selected to the 10th annual BOXTOROW All-America team.  BOXTOROW has administered the All-America team since 2007 and the voters are comprised of media members from around the nation that cover HBCU football. The offense is headlined by top vote-getter, North Carolina A&T senior running back Tarik Cohen,

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Grambling crowned HBCU national champions

Fourteen times before, the Grambling State Tigers were named national champions. Now make it fifteen. By virtue of its 10-9 victory over North Carolina Central in the Celebration Bowl on Saturday, Grambling was named 2016 HBCU national champions in the final BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls of 2016. “This was extremely huge for us,” said

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BOXTOROW Superlatives: Tarik Cohen, Darius Leonard named BOXTOROW Players of the Year

Boxtorow.com It eluded him last year, but not this year. North Carolina A&T’s star running back Tarik Cohen was voted BOXTOROW Offensive Player of the Year.  The 5-6, 173-pound Cohen was named MEAC Offensive Player of the Year for the third-straight year and finished fifth in the Walter Payton voting for the best offensive player

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News and Notes Week 8: Kentucky State wins West, CIAA North Convoluted

The theme for Week 8 in HBCU football was upsets. It is debatable what the biggest upset was between FAMU/Hampton and Kentucky State/Tuskegee.  Probably the Kentucky State win over Tuskegee because Kentucky State win gives them the SIAC West title. Homecoming for whatever reason has presented difficulties for the Golden Tigers the last two years. 

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