by Donal Ware boxtorow.com For the last two seasons, the CIAA championship game has seen Bowie State and Winston- Salem State battle it out. In 2015 WSSU defeated the Bulldogs 17-14 on a game-winning field goal with no time on the clock. In 2016, the Rams defeated BSU 43-33. Is this the year Bowie State
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
boxtorow.com For the first time in three seasons, the Miles/Tuskegee game had no bearing on who would represent the SIAC Western Division in the SIAC championship game. (The game was played at Birmingham’s Legion Field in front of 19,386. Tuskegee won 13-10.) That’s because Kentucky State wrapped up the title two weeks ago with a
The Bowie State Bulldogs passed major tests in back-to-back weeks, more recently defeating CIAA Northern Division rival Virginia State 38-37 on homecoming in Bowie, Md. The Bulldogs found themselves down 37-20 with about 8:00 remaining in the third quarter. Behind the play of quarterback Amir Hall’s two touchdown passes and Robert Chesson’s 24-yard touchdown run,
BOXTOROW National Game of the Week 8 Virginia State (5-1, 2-1) at Bowie State (4-2, 3-0) Last year’s meeting between Bowie State and Virginia State at VSU’s homecoming went a long way to deciding the CIAA Northern Division. BSU won the game 22-19 on a touchdown pass and catch with :40 remaining in the game.
North Carolina A&T remains atop the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. The defending BOXTOROW champions received 19-of-20 first-place votes in the coaches poll to lead No. 2 Grambling by 29 points. The Tigers received the other first-place vote. As a matter of fact the top four teams from last week remained the same with idle
It was a tale of two weeks for the North Carolina A&T Aggies against FBS opponents. After defeating Kent State 39-36 in four overtimes last week, the Aggies lost to Tulsa on Saturday 58-21. Despite the loss, A&T was voted No. 1 in the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. Last week the Aggies were a