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
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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This article is from our friends at the Monroe Star The Grambling State Tigers bolted out to a big halftime lead and then held on for a 40-32 victory over Alcorn State in the final SWAC Championship Game. Grambling built a 38-10 halftime lead and then survived a fourth-quarter rally from the Braves to repeat
Only three games were played last week, but Grambling’s big win over Southern in the Bayou Classic caused some movement in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. Grambling once again received two first place votes and remains No. 2 in the coaches poll. Southern dropped to No. 5, down from No. 3 last week.
Losses amongst the top five teams caused movement in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. North Carolina A&T won the MEAC championship on Saturday and remained No. 1, receiving all but two first place votes after defeating last year’s MEAC champion North Carolina Central. The Aggies remain undefeated and NCCU remains at No. 7.
by Donal Ware boxtorow.com GREENSBORO – Originally, Saturday’s Aggie-Eagle rivalry in Greensboro was supposed to be for the MEAC championship. But Bethune-Cookman spoiled that last week with a Hail Mary that was answered defeating the Eagles 13-10 in Durham. Still, anytime the Aggies and Eagles get together it should a great game. Except, Saturday’s game
Bethune-Cookman’s Hail Mary victory over North Carolina Central in Durham, altered slightly both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. The victory by the Wildcats also sent shockwaves through the MEAC, making it now a race between North Carolina A&T and Howard for the MEAC crown. A&T’s win over Savannah State kept the Aggies undefeated and