BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference released its 2018 SWAC Preseason Teams on Friday, July 13th with two-time defending SWAC Champion and Celebration Bowl representative Grambling State being tabbed for the most individual honors with 15 overall selections including 10 First Team nods. The Tigers have built a reputation of success under head coach Broderick […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2018 Preseason Football Honors"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference is pleased to announce a partnership with the City of Birmingham that will bring its two most high-profile championship events back to the Magic City. With the agreement, the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship returns home to Legion Field, and the Bill Harris Arena – located adjacent to the […]Read more "SWAC Announces Partnership with City of Birmingham"
PLAY FAIR Gary Norris Gray-BASN Newsroom-Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-As the yearly March Madness tournament comes to a close, cracks are surfacing all over the hardwood floor. In the men’s Final Four there will not be an African-American head coach. In this Final Four, the players are still not being paid for their countless hours of […]Read more "PLAY FAIR"
HOUSTON, TX. – The 2018 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament will be relocating to the newly renovated Delmar Fieldhouse in Houston from March 9-10 in Houston. The women’s and men’s basketball semifinals will be held March 9 while each of the championship games will be played on Saturday, March 10. ESPN programming will be broadcasting each of […]Read more "2018 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tourney coming to Delmar Fieldhouse"
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – On the eve of Super Bowl LII, the NFL’s Hall of Fame committee selected eight new inductees into the class of 2018 for Canton on August 4. One of which will be Jackson State alum Robert Brazile, who played his 10-year professional career with the Houston Oilers from 1975-1984. The Mobile, Ala. native […]Read more "Former SWAC standout Brazile to be inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama State was predicted to win the east division and Texas Southern was predicted to win the west division as the Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2018 preseason baseball honors. The honors were voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Alabama State totaled 67 points in the East division […]Read more "2018 Preseason All-SWAC Baseball Honors Announced"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference has released its 2017 All-Conference Teams with 12 players from the SWAC West Division champions Grambling State being tabbed for the most individual honors. The teams were announced prior to the 2017 Toyota SWAC Football Championship at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas after ballots were cast by the league’s […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2017 All-Conference Football Teams"