Jackson State baseball coach Omar Johnson and North Carolina A&T baseball coach Ben Hall.
boxtorow.com BOXTOROW will present its 12th annual draft show this weekend as six former HBCU football players will be guests on FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW w/ Donal Ware this weekend. 2016 BOXTOROW All-Americans Javancy Jones of Jackson State, Jessamen Dunker and Ezra Robinson of Tennessee State will be guests. Dunker and Robinson also participated in
by Donal Ware boxtorow.com Javancy Jones put up some prolific numbers as a four-year starter at Jackson State. Yet he never really received the due he deserved. “I look at the stats of the top 10 picks and my numbers triple theirs,” said Jones a two-time BOXTOROW All-American. “I’ve been consistent year in and year
boxtorow.com With South Carolina winning the women’s Division I national championship ending the season, BOXTOROW releases its annual All-America teams. Alabama State forward Britney Wright was named BOXTOROW Division I Women’s National Player of the Year. This is also the third year in a row Wright was named BOXTOROW First Team All-America. Wright was also
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
boxtotow.com FIU athletics director Pete Garcia has made splashy hires since taking the position at FIU in 2006. He hired former NBA great Isaiah Thomas as his head men’s basketball coach in 2009. More recently he hired former University of Miami and Cleveland Browns coach Butch Davis as his head football coach and even took
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,
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
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