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Leonard, Kincade top BOXTOROW’s college football preseason All-America Team

boxtorow.com The 2017 college football season is upon us and media members from around the country have selected the 2017 BOXTOROW Preseason All-America Team. Last year’s BOXTOROW Willie Davis Defensive Player of the Year, South Carolina State linebacker Darius Leonard, and Grambling quarterback DeVante Kincade lead the team. Leonard and Kincade are two of the

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BOXTOROW HBCU Coaches Poll: Grambling leads preseason rankings

boxtorow.com After one of the most memorable seasons in HBCU football and FCS for that matter, there is no surprise that the Grambling State Tigers sit atop the BOXTOROW Coaches Poll, which was released on Monday. All 22 coaches voted and the Tigers received 18 first-place votes. The Tigers opened the 2016 season with a

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Cole named BOXTOROW Player of the Year, All-Americans announced

boxtorow.com With Final Four Week as the backdrop, BOXTOROW releases its annual men’s Division I All-America teams. North Carolina Central redshirt-senior guard Patrick Cole was named BOXTOROW National Player of the Year.  The Newark, N.J. native was named MEAC Player of the Year last month and helped to lead the Eagles to the MEAC regular season

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BOXTOROW Goes One on One Podcast: LeVelle Moton

  North Carolina Central head men’s basketball coach LeVelle Moton has led the Eagles to the second MEAC Tournament championship in four seasons as the Eagles defeated Norfolk State 67-59 on Saturday. The Eagles enter the NCAA Tournament as a No. 16-seed and will face fellow 16-seed UC Davis on Wednesday in Dayton, Ohio. Moton

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Grambling crowned HBCU national champions

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

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BOXTOROW Superlatives: Tarik Cohen, Darius Leonard named BOXTOROW Players of the Year

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

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