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
BOXTOROW National Game of the Week 3/3Tennessee State (4-0, 1-0) vs. Eastern Illinois (3-2, 1-1) Tennessee State has won its first four games of the season for the first time since 2012, the year before they made an appearance in the FCS playoffs which to that point they hadn’t done in 14 years. The Tigers
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
The Tennessee State Tigers continue to roll as they are now 4-0 on the season after their 34-30 win over UT Martin on Saturday. The last time the Tigers started 4-0 was in 2012 when they actually started the season 7-0, finishing 8-4. The Tigers have had tremendous success under TSU alum Rod Reed in
Clark-Atlanta Quarterback Johnathon McCrary 6-5, 220, r-Jr., Decatur, Ga. Completed 27-of-45 passes for 436 yards, five touchdowns and one interception in the Panthers 37-36 win over Morehouse. Presented by North Carolina Mutual
Week five of the HBCU football season went mostly as expected. However losses by Prairie View A&M, Hampton and Alcorn State produced some rearranging in the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. In the coaches poll, the very top remained the same with North Carolina A&T, Grambling and Tennessee State continuing to hold down the No.
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BOXTOROW National Game of the Week 2/2 Grambling (2-1, 2-0) vs. 4/5 Prairie View A&M (3-1, 3-0) Last year’s annual State Fair Classic between Grambling and Prairie View A&M ultimately decided the SWAC’s Western Division. GSU won the shootout 70-54. This year’s game played at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas may not ultimately decide the
BOXTOROW would like to send our condolences to the family and Tennessee State family of Ed Temple who passed away last Thursday at the age of 89. We had the very distinct honor of having a 20-minute interview with Coach Temple back in 2012, shortly after he was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame.
In talking with Savannah State star defensive end Marquis Smith – the NC Mutual BOXTOROW National Player of the Week – the Tigers always believed. So while the HBCU football world was shocked by SSU’s 16-10 overtime victory over MEAC perennial power Bethune-Cookman on Saturday, the Tigers weren’t. “It was no doubt in our mind