HBCU national championship at stake as Tigers, Aggies meet in Celebration Bowl

by Roscoe Nance Special to boxtorow.com Call it destiny. Call it fate. Call it providence. Call it whatever you like, but it seems that the 2017 Black College football season was meant to end with North Carolina A&T and Grambling State playing in the Celebration Bowl with the National Championship at stake. That’s what will

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Amir Hall, Darius Leonard named BOXTOROW National Players of the Year

boxtorow.com South Carolina State linebacker Darius Leonard has done what his former teammate and now Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Javon Hargrave did just two years ago. Repeat as BOXTOROW Willie Davis Defensive Player of the Year. The redshirt senior from Lake View, S.C. also repeated as MEAC Defensive Player of the Year after leading the

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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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Brandon Parker, De’Arius Christmas, Amir Hall lead BOXTOROW college football All-America Team

boxtorow.com North Carolina A&T offensive left tackle Brandon Parker was the top vote getter and is one of 29 players selected to the 11th annual BOXTOROW All-America Team.  BOXTOROW has administered the All-America team since 2007 and the voters are comprised of media members from around the nation that cover HBCU football. Parker was named

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HBCU Football Daily Podcast: Takeaway Tuesday

HBCU Football Daily Podcasts 12/5/17 Takeaway Tuesday: Wallace and Ware HBCU Football Daily Podcast 11/28/17 HBCU Football Daily Podcast: Takeaway Tuesday 11/17/17 BOXTOROW HBCU Football Daily Podcast Aggie-Eagle Rivalry Preview 11/13/17 HBCU Football Daily Podcast: Monday Quarterbacking 11/7/17 HBCU Football Daily Podcast: Takeaway Tuesday 11/6/17 HBCU Football Daily Podcast: Monday Quarterbacking 10/31/17 HBCU Football Daily

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Grambling defeats Southern in Bayou Classic; wins West and will face Alcorn State in SWAC championship game

The write up is from our friends at THE ADVOCATE. Photo courtesy of SWAC by Anthony Moore. NEW ORLEANS, November, 25 – This was one for the defenses. Grambling’s Brandon Varner stripped the ball away from Southern quarterback Austin Howard, then recovered the late fumble to provide the key play in the Tigers’ 30-21 win over

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BOXTOROW Announces partnership with Memphis Grizzlies/Grind City Media

boxtorow.com DWCommunications, LLC, whose subsidiaries include the nationally syndicated sports talk radio program FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW w/ Donal Ware, also known as BOXTOROW, announces its partnership with Grind City Media, a subsidiary of the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies. As part of the partnership, BOXTOROW and Grind City Media will collaborate on a

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BOXTOROW’s Donal Ware’s Top 5 HBCU Players to Watch Vol. 8

by Donal Ware boxtorow.com This is the eighth year of BOXTOROW’s top five players to watch in HBCU football. T-5 Amir Hall, Bowie State, Quarterback (6-4, 180, Jr., Bowie, Md.) Hall had the most passing yards (3,596), total yards (3,862), total touchdowns (39) and tied for the most passing touchdowns (30) of any quarterback in

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