BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week

Here are the BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week for the games played through November 3rd. DIVISION I (FCS) Offensive: Bethune-Cookman senior wide receiver Jimmie Robinson accounted for the majority of the Wildcats’ offense in its road win over Morgan State. He gained 208 yards off 11 attempts while scoring […]

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Black College Football 2019 Hall of Fame Class announced

ATLANTA — The Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCFHOF) has announced its 10th Class – the Class of 2019. Seven inductees were selected from a list of 25 Finalists who had been determined earlier by the BCFHOF Selection Committee. The Class of 2019 includes Emerson Boozer (Maryland Eastern Shore), Hugh Douglas (Central State), Rich “Tombstone” Jackson (Southern), Frank Lewis (Grambling State), Timmy […]

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HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 10

By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus Not only did last weekend’s “Separation Saturday” see two schools — Albany State and Fayetteville State — clinch a division title, we also saw the first coaching casualty of the season as Jackson State’s Tony Hughes was let go by Tiger administration. Following their 41-7 loss to Southern, […]

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BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week

Here are the BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week for the games played through October 27th. DIVISION I (FCS) Offense: South Carolina State redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyrece Nick controlled the offense for the Bulldogs as he completed 11-of-18 passes for 109 yards this past Saturday at Howard. He also rushed […]

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HBCU Football Spotlight: Week Nine

By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus As the last Saturday in October approaches, it also denotes the time where postseason berths are won and lost. The jockeying for a spot in December’s Celebration Bowl is hot and heavy within the MEAC and SWAC. Meanwhile, we’re also two weeks away from the championships games within […]

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BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of The Week

Here are the BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week for the games played through October 20th. DIVISION I (FCS) Offense: Tennessee State redshirt junior quarterback Micheal Hughes completed 22-of-27 passes for 318 yards and three touchdowns as Tennessee State defeated Tennessee Tech 41-14 on Homecoming. It marked the second-straight game […]

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HBCU Football Spotlight: Week Eight

By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus Webster’s Dictionary defines the word parity as the quality or state of being equal or equivalent. Following another weekend of upsets and last-second finishes, Mr. Webster’s definition can certainly be used as the buzzword for HBCU football so far this season. Whether it’s Southern shutting down Prairie View A&M […]

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BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of The Week

Here are the BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week for the games played through October 14th. DIVISION I (FCS) Offense: Howard junior wide receiver Jequez Ezzard, who was also named the CFPA’s FCS National Performer of the Week, made history with his second consecutive three-touchdown contest in the win over Delaware […]

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HBCU Football Spotlight: Week Six

By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus Before we take a look at this weekend’s games, the staff of BASN Newsroom sends out our prayers and wishes to the family and friends of Tennessee State linebacker Christion Abercrombie. The 6-foot-1, 230-pound sophomore transfer from Illinois University was rushed to the hospital during last Saturday’s game between […]

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Knight Commission Seeks Changes in College Football Playoff

WASHINGTON — The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics called for the College Football Playoff to invest some of its revenue for the first time in national initiatives supporting the health and safety of football players and in programs to increase diversity among football coaches. In addition, the Commission urged the College Football Playoff to follow the […]

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