TSU picked to win, Griffin headlines All-SWAC team

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Texas Southern University was picked to win the 2016-17 Southwestern Athletic Conference men’s basketball championship in a preseason poll of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. The announcement was made by the SWAC during its annual media teleconference on Wednesday, October 12. The Tigers finished 2015-16 with an overall record

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National Player of the Week: D. J. Johnson

Saint Augustine’s Quarterback D.J. Johnson 5-10, 175, Sophomore, Richmond, Va. Completed 19-of-35 passes for 244 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions and rushed for 87 yards and two touchdowns in the Falcons 38-37 double-overtime  victory over Livingstone.  In the second overtime, he threw what amounted to the game-winning touchdown.   Presented by North Carolina Mutual

National Player of the Week: Tarik Cohen

North Carolina A&T Running Back Tarik Cohen 5-6, 173, Sr., Bunn, N.C. Carried the ball 21 times for 200 yards including a 62-yard touchdown run in which he became the MEAC’s all-time leading rusher as the Aggies defeated Norfolk State 35-0.   Presented by North Carolina Mutual

BOXTOROW Polls: Tennessee State remains somewhat steady after first loss of the season

North Carolina A&T passed the second of its MEAC tests defeating Norfolk State 35-0 Thursday night in a nationally televised game and retained the No. 1 spots in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. The Aggies received all of the first-place votes in the coaches poll, while Grambling, who had a bye week, easily

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ReCoRd bReAkInG: A&T’s Tarik Cohen is MEAC’s all-time leading rusher

There are many words that you could use to describe North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen. Dynamic. Humble. Leader. You can now use the word record-setter. Cohen rushed for 200 yards including a 62-yarder in the fourth quarter as the Aggies beat Norfolk State 35-0 in front of 13,005 at Aggie Stadium and a

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National Player of the Week: Lane Clark

Tennessee State Kicker Lane Clark 5-10, 170, Jr., Hays, Kan. Connected on field goals of 54 and 57 yards in the Tigers 34-30 victory over UT Martin.  His 57-yarder is the longest in Division I football this season (both FCS and FBS).   Presented by North Carolina Mutual