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

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

BOXTOROW Goes One on One with Carli Lloyd

If we were to go one-on-one on the soccer field with 2015 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd, we would have no chance. After all, she was the hero for the U.S. in the World Cup Final against Japan last year scoring three goals (she was a guest on BOXTOROW two days

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HBCU Legend: Remembering Ed Temple 1927-2016

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.

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National Player of the Week: Marquis Smith

Savannah State Defensive End Marquis Smith 6-3, 235, Sr., District Heights, Md. Recorded 12 tackles (nine solo), three tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and 1.5 sacks in the Tigers 16-10 overtime win against Bethune-Cookman.   Presented by North Carolina Mutual

National Player of the Week: Brandon Duncan

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Quarterback Brandon Duncan 6-3, 210, redshirt-Sophomore, Roosevelt, N.Y. Completed 29-of-52 passes for 505 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions in the Golden Lions 45-45 three-overtime victory over Alcorn State.   Presented by North Carolina Mutual

National Player of the Week: Jeremy Taylor

North Carolina A&T Linebacker Jeremy Taylor 5-11, 181, r-Junior, Kinston, NC Tallied 15 tackles (12 solo), four tackles for loss, two sacks, two pass breakups, an interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in the Aggies 39-36 four-overtime victory against FBS opponent Kent State.   Presented by North Carolina Mutual