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

Continue Reading →

Six set to be guests on BOXTOROW’s annual draft show

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

Continue Reading →

HBCU players excel at the NFL Combine

boxtorow.com Four players from HBCUs participated in this year’s NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.  North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen, Tennessee State offensive lineman Jessamen Dunker, South Carolina State offensive lineman Javarius Leamon and Tennessee State defensive back Ezra Robinson were four of the 330 invitees to the Combine.  The Combine is broken down by

Continue Reading →

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,

Continue Reading →

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

Continue Reading →