HBCU Football’s Most Influential in 125 years of HBCU Football: Jerry Rice

On December 27, 1892, Biddle University defeated Livingstone 5-0 in Salisbury, NC. From that time forward, HBCU football has flourished. Some of the greatest players to ever play pro football attended HBCUs. The North Carolina A&T Aggies are consensus HBCU football national champions. In honor of 125 years of HBCU football, boxtorow.com will highlight some

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HBCU Football’s Most Influential in 125 years of HBCU Football: Michael Strahan

On December 27, 1892, Biddle University defeated Livingstone 5-0 in Salisbury, NC. From that time forward, HBCU football has flourished. Some of the greatest players to ever play pro football attended HBCUs. The North Carolina A&T Aggies are consensus HBCU football national champions. In honor of 125 years of HBCU football, boxtorow.com will highlight some

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Chester Rogers Interview: Former Grambling star breaking through with Colts

Former Grambling star Chester Rogers went undrafted in 2016. He signed as a free agent with the Indianapolis Colts and was a long shot to make the roster where the Colts were deep at wide receiver. Rogers put the work in and made the 53-man roster to open the season. In year one, he showed

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Tarik Cohen: “I don’t know how they got better after losing me.”

Former Aggie running back praises N.C. A&T, shines in National Football League by Roscoe Nance Special to boxtorow.com The Chicago Bears, one of the NFL’s most storied franchises, have a rich tradition of outstanding running backs. From Red Grange, to Bronko Nagurski, to Willie Galimore, to Walter Payton, some of pro football’s most dangerous ball-carriers

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Six set to be guests on BOXTOROW’s annual draft show

boxtorow.com BOXTOROW will present its 12th annual draft show this weekend as six former HBCU football players will be guests on FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW w/ Donal Ware this weekend. 2016 BOXTOROW All-Americans Javancy Jones of Jackson State, Jessamen Dunker and Ezra Robinson of Tennessee State will be guests.  Dunker and Robinson also participated in

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HBCU players excel at the NFL Combine

boxtorow.com Four players from HBCUs participated in this year’s NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.  North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen, Tennessee State offensive lineman Jessamen Dunker, South Carolina State offensive lineman Javarius Leamon and Tennessee State defensive back Ezra Robinson were four of the 330 invitees to the Combine.  The Combine is broken down by

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Ben Coates not in Pro Football, CIAA Halls of Fame?

boxtorow.com There are eight players who played tight end who are currently in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Ben Coates is not one of them. Despite being recognized as one of the best two tight ends during most of the ’90’s, making the NFL 1990’s All-Decade Team, winning a Super Bowl and being a

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