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
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
Grambling head football coach Broderick Fobbs, Winston-Salem State head football coach Kienus Boulware, and North Carolina Central head football coach Jerry Mack.
boxtorow.com #HBCU125 continues asFROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW w/ Donal Ware will preview the upcoming HBCU and pro football seasons. Over a four-week period, Ware will talk plenty of football and will talk with coaches, athletes and media members. We want YOU to join us on our social media platforms and give us your
Fourteen times before, the Grambling State Tigers were named national champions. Now make it fifteen. By virtue of its 10-9 victory over North Carolina Central in the Celebration Bowl on Saturday, Grambling was named 2016 HBCU national champions in the final BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls of 2016. “This was extremely huge for us,” said
Boxtorow.com It eluded him last year, but not this year. North Carolina A&T’s star running back Tarik Cohen was voted BOXTOROW Offensive Player of the Year. The 5-6, 173-pound Cohen was named MEAC Offensive Player of the Year for the third-straight year and finished fifth in the Walter Payton voting for the best offensive player
by Donal Ware The Grambling State football team is on top of the world. GSU won its 25th SWAC championship on Saturday in come-from-behind fashion, defeating at the time two-time defending champion Alcorn State 27-20. The Tigers will face off against North Carolina Central in Atlanta on December 17 in a game that will ultimately
boxtorow.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama A&M University, Grambling State University and Prairie View A&M University took home the four major awards of the 2016 season, as the Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its postseason football awards in voting conducted by league head coaches and sports information directors. The conference made the announcement on Wednesday, just two