HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 13

By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus There seem to be three certain things that hold true every Thanksgiving — turkey, Friday indigestion, and Grambling State and Southern University fighting for supremacy within the SWAC. While many can bear witness to the first two — not necessarily in that order — the latter has been […]

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Grambling State’s Jackson named National Jobe Coach of The Year

BOSTON, MA. – Grambling State University first-year head men’s basketball coach Donte’ Jackson was named the Ben Jobe National Coach of the Year by Collegeinsider.com on Monday afternoon. “This is a tremendous honor to be put in a category of great basketball coaches,” Jackson, who became Grambling State’s first-ever recipient of the award, said. “We had […]

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Eddie G. Robinson Stadium completion set for August 25th

GRAMBLING, La. – Hellas Construction, the company charged with installing the new turf at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium, has made significant progress on installing the new, state-of-the-art field. Despite continuous weather delays, the Hellas crews have made great strides to reach the anticipated completion date of Aug. 25. So far, the old field has been […]

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –  The Southwestern Athletic Conference released its 2017 SWAC Preseason Teams Friday with 14 players from defending SWAC Champion and Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl winner Grambling State being tabbed for the most individual honors. The teams were announced during SWAC Football Media Day at the newly renovated Birmingham Marriott after ballots were cast […]


HBCU National Champion Grambling State Installing New Turf In Historic Robinson Memorial Stadium

AUSTIN, Texas — Hellas Construction is installing new turf for Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium at Grambling State University. Excitement is growing about the new possibilities that artificial turf brings. Paul “Tiger” Bryant was hired in January as director of athletics and one top priority was stadium renovations. Out of five turf companies that submitted proposals, Hellas […]

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