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  

BOXTOROW Polls: Hampton, Tennessee State losses cause shakeups in polls; Aggies remain No. 1

Hampton’s loss to Bethune-Cookman and Tennessee State’s loss to Tennessee Tech caused shakeups in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. In the coaches poll, the Pirates fell four spots to No. 7 this week. Tennessee State fell even further, dropping from No. 4 last week to No. 9, its lowest ranking of the season.

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BOXTOROW Polls: Hampton, Virginia State joins top five; Grambling closes gap; Aggies remain No. 1

Previous top five North Carolina Central fell to Norfolk State and Grambling overwhelmed Alcorn, which created shakeup in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. In the coaches poll, the Tigers did more than solidify their No. 2 ranking, receiving four first-place votes, closing the gap on top-ranked North Carolina A&T. The Aggies came from

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