Aggie-Eagle Rivalry: Aggies win title in forgettable game

by Donal Ware boxtorow.com GREENSBORO – Originally, Saturday’s Aggie-Eagle rivalry in Greensboro was supposed to be for the MEAC championship. But Bethune-Cookman spoiled that last week with a Hail Mary that was answered defeating the Eagles 13-10 in Durham. Still, anytime the Aggies and Eagles get together it should a great game. Except, Saturday’s game

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BOXTOROW Polls: B-CU Hail Mary alters seasons, polls; A&T remains on top

Bethune-Cookman’s Hail Mary victory over North Carolina Central in Durham, altered slightly both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. The victory by the Wildcats also sent shockwaves through the MEAC, making it now a race between North Carolina A&T and Howard for the MEAC crown. A&T’s win over Savannah State kept the Aggies undefeated and

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National Player of the Week: Robert Chesson

Bowie State Running Back Robert Chesson 5-9, 179, R-Sr., Annapolis, Md. Had one of the great statistical games in the history of college football. Carried the ball 20 times for 304 yards and seven rushing touchdowns and also caught a touchdown as the Bulldogs defeated Elizabeth City State 77-21. Chesson scored 64 points in the

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BOXTOROW Polls: Polls remain steady; North Carolina A&T, Grambling remain top teams in HBCU Football

A week in which there weren’t many losses by favored teams saw very few changes in the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. The coaches poll remained steady as for the second straight week North Carolina A&T received all but two first place votes to remain the top team. No.2 Grambling received the other two first

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National Player of the Week: Mac McCain Copy

North Carolina A&T Defensive Back Franklin Mac McCain, III 5-11, 174, R-Fr., Greensboro, N.C. Recorded three interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdowns including a 100-yarder as the Aggies defeated Morgan State 49-17. Presented by North Carolina Mutual