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News and Notes from Week 11: Aggie-Eagle Showdown, D2 Playoffs, SIAC championship

Both North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central handled business as expected Saturday, the Aggies defeating Delaware State 45-14 and the Eagles defeating Howard 30-21. The win for both sets up the game that everyone has been anticipating all year between the Aggies and the Eagles in Durham on Saturday for the outright MEAC championship. 

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News and Notes from Week 10: Tuskegee/Albany State disagreement further hurts SIAC

boxtorow.com For the first time in three seasons, the Miles/Tuskegee game had no bearing on who would represent the SIAC Western Division in the SIAC championship game. (The game was played at Birmingham’s Legion Field in front of 19,386.  Tuskegee won 13-10.)  That’s because Kentucky State wrapped up the title two weeks ago with a

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News and Notes Week 8: Kentucky State wins West, CIAA North Convoluted

The theme for Week 8 in HBCU football was upsets. It is debatable what the biggest upset was between FAMU/Hampton and Kentucky State/Tuskegee.  Probably the Kentucky State win over Tuskegee because Kentucky State win gives them the SIAC West title. Homecoming for whatever reason has presented difficulties for the Golden Tigers the last two years. 

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News and Notes from Week 7: Hall and Bowie State, Tennessee State continue to roll

The Bowie State Bulldogs passed major tests in back-to-back weeks, more recently defeating CIAA Northern Division rival Virginia State 38-37 on homecoming in Bowie, Md. The Bulldogs found themselves down 37-20 with about 8:00 remaining in the third quarter.  Behind the play of quarterback Amir Hall’s two touchdown passes and Robert Chesson’s 24-yard touchdown run,

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News & Notes from Week 3: Ackerman-Carter lost, Griffin suspended for season

The biggest surprise of week three was Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s 45-43 three-overtime come-from-behind victory over two-time defending champion Alcorn State  Golden Lions quarterback Brandon Duncan completed 29-of-52 passes for 505 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions.  His favorite target was Willie Young who caught 13 passes for 232 yards and two touchdowns. The Golden Lions are

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