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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Cohen, Berry Top BOXTOROW’s Preseason All-American Team

The 2016 college football season is upon us and media members from around the country have selected the 2016 BOXTOROW Preseason All-America Team. Former BOXTOROW Rookie of the Year and two-time BOXTOROW All-American North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen and another two-time BOXTOROW All-American Alabama State linebacker Kourtney Berry lead the 28-man team. Cohen

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