ATLANTA – The North Carolina A&T Aggies captured its third Celebration Bowl title in four years with a 24-22 win over Alcorn State on Saturday afternoon at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The Aggies led the entire game, but it was Malik Wilson’s 79-yard game winning return with 38 seconds left in the third quarter that […]Read more "Dynasty: North Carolina A&T Wins Third Celebration Bowl In Four Years"
ATLANTA — Former Alcorn State University football coach Marino Casem and former Mississippi Valley State University coach Archie “Gunslinger” Cooley were honored by the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) on behalf of HBCU institutions for their impact on college football.Football Awards from the Chick-Fil-A College Football Hall of Fame. It highlights coaches, athletes, and writers as […]Read more "HBCU Coaching Legends Casem, Cooley honored by NCFAA"
During the entire HBCU football campaign, BASN Newsroom and the Batchelor Pad Radio Network have collaborated on choosing who we thought were the peak performers of the week this year. As we enter the final few games of the year, BASN and the Pad are now collaborating to choose our peak performers of the year. […]Read more "BASN Newsroom and The Batchelor Pad Radio Network Announces Their 2018 HBCU Football Players of The Year"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus All season long, the Braves of Alcorn State have proved to be true road warriors as they’ve spoiled Homecoming for three teams including their SWAC Championship game opponent on Saturday — the Southern Jaguars. Following a 56-20 win at Mississippi Valley State in late September, Fred McNair’s crew […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Jags, Braves battle for SWAC title and a trip to Atlanta"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference has released its 2018 All-Conference Teams with 12 players from the SWAC East Division champions Alcorn State being tabbed for the most individual honors. The teams were announced two days prior to the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship at Jack Spinks-Marino Casem Stadium on the campus of Alcorn State […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2018 Football Honors"
North Carolina A&T State University (7) and Howard (6) led the way in this year’s All-MEAC Conference football voting with a combined 12 student-athletes named to the first team. The team was voted on by the MEAC’s head football coaches and sports information directors. For the fourth consecutive year, the MEAC’s Offensive Lineman of the […]Read more "MEAC Announces 2018 Football Postseason Honors"
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 […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 13"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus While the SWAC’s Western Division title will again come down to next weekend’s Bayou Classic in New Orleans between Grambling State and Southern, the Eastern Division will be decided Saturday (3 pm ET) in the state of Mississippi. No one’s surprise, the four-time defending division champs from Alcorn […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 12"
CHARLOTTE – As the football season winds down, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces the 2018 All-CIAA Football Teams, Players of the Year, and Coach of the Year. Offensive Player of the Year Amir Hall, Bowie State Defensive Player of the Year Devon Hunt, Shaw Special Teams Player of the Year Brandon Smith, Fayetteville […]Read more "CIAA Announces 2018 Football All-Conference Teams & Players of the Year"
FAIRFIELD, Ala. – Quarterback Ahmad Deramus of Tuskegee headlines the 2018 All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football All-Conference team after earning the Overall Player of the Year (MVP) while Running back Santo Dunn of Morehouse earned Offensive Player of the Year award. The team, which features 26 student-athletes covering eleven positions, was voted on by […]Read more "2018 SIAC FOOTBALL ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS ANNOUNCED"