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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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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Tarik Cohen: “I don’t know how they got better after losing me.”

Former Aggie running back praises N.C. A&T, shines in National Football League by Roscoe Nance Special to boxtorow.com The Chicago Bears, one of the NFL’s most storied franchises, have a rich tradition of outstanding running backs. From Red Grange, to Bronko Nagurski, to Willie Galimore, to Walter Payton, some of pro football’s most dangerous ball-carriers

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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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BOXTOROW Polls: N.C. A&T remains No. 1, but losses cause shakeups in polls

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.

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Aggie-Eagle Rivalry: Aggies win title in forgettable game

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

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BOXTOROW Polls: B-CU Hail Mary alters seasons, polls; A&T remains on top

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

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