by Donal Ware On the day of the College Football Playoff National Championship, a coaching legend is retiring. When North Carolina A&T head football coach Rod Broadway officially announces his retirement at a press conference on Tuesday (his longtime defensive coordinator Sam Washington will be named as the new head coach), he will be leaving
by Donal Ware You can’t argue with perfection. And that’s exactly what the North Carolina A&T Aggies are. Perfect. By virtue of their 21-14 victory over Gambling in Saturday’s Celebration Bowl, the Aggies have done something that no other Division I HBCU has even done and that is to go undefeated in a season. On
You can’t argue with perfection. Neither did the coaches or the media as the North Carolina A&T Aggies, by virtue of their 21-14 win over Gambling in the Celebration Bowl on Saturday, finish a unanimous No.1 and are HBCU national champions with the release of the final BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. “We appreciate BOXTOROW
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
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
This article is from our friends at the Monroe Star The Grambling State Tigers bolted out to a big halftime lead and then held on for a 40-32 victory over Alcorn State in the final SWAC Championship Game. Grambling built a 38-10 halftime lead and then survived a fourth-quarter rally from the Braves to repeat
Only three games were played last week, but Grambling’s big win over Southern in the Bayou Classic caused some movement in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. Grambling once again received two first place votes and remains No. 2 in the coaches poll. Southern dropped to No. 5, down from No. 3 last week.
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.
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
A week in which there weren’t many losses by favored teams saw very few changes in the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. The coaches poll remained steady as for the second straight week North Carolina A&T received all but two first place votes to remain the top team. No.2 Grambling received the other two first