FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW will hold its third annual Countdown to Kickoff college football preview radio show Saturday, July 22 from 12-2 p.m. live from Jimmy V’s Osteria & Bar located in the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, 420 Fayetteville St., in downtown Raleigh, NC. The event will feature Shaw head coach Adrian Jones, Saint
The CIAA Northern Division title and the right to play in the CIAA championship game will be settled Saturday in Bowie, Md. Sort of. Defending North champions Bowie State (6-3, 5-1) will host a surging Elizabeth City State (5-4, 4-2) team who has won four of its last five games including a 24-21 OT win
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.