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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Tarik Cohen, Darius Leonard, Lenard Tillery lead BOXTOROW college football All-America team

Boxtorow.com From December 12, 2016 Twenty-nine players were selected to the 10th 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. The offense is headlined by top vote-getter, North Carolina A&T senior running back Tarik Cohen,

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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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Grambling’s Kincade leads All-SWAC team

boxtorow.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama A&M University, Grambling State University and Prairie View A&M University took home the four major awards of the 2016 season, as the Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its postseason football awards in voting conducted by league head coaches and sports information directors. The conference made the announcement on Wednesday, just two

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National Player of the Week: Aaron Tiller

Southern Linebacker Aaron Tiller 6-2, 230, Jr., Columbus, Ohio Recorded 14 tackles (8 solo), 5.5 tackles for loss, four sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in the Jaguars 44-34 victory over Prairie View A&M.   Presented by North Carolina Mutual