Like the rest of college football, it was a case of the haves and have-nots. We are seeing quite a few bowl games taking place where teams are barely bowl eligible. Such was the case in HBCU football in an unusual year where every team in the SWAC’s Eastern Division had a losing record, for
boxtorow.com ATLANTA – On Monday the Grambling Tigers most likely will be crowned HBCU national champions. That’s because of their 10-9 victory over North Carolina Central in the Celebration Bowl before a crowd of 31,096 at the Georgia Dome. A defensive battle throughout and with the Tigers leading 10-3 late in the fourth quarter, Eagles
by Donal Ware Tampa Bay Buccaneers kick returner/defensive back wishes he were playing in the Celebration Bowl on Saturday, the game that pits the SWAC champion against the MEAC champion. “I do wish that,” said Smith who was selected in the fourth round from North Carolina Central by the Buccaneers in this year’s NFL Draft.
boxtorow.com BOXTOROW National Game of the Week North Carolina Central (9-2) vs. Grambling (10-1) When North Carolina Central and Grambling meet Saturday in the 2nd Celebration Bowl – pitting the MEAC and SWAC champions – at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, the HBCU national championship will be on the line. While there is no true