In what was expected to be a draft loaded with HBCU players, only 1 heard his name called. Sadly, it took until the 245th pick of the NFL Draft to hear Isaiah Bolden name called. Bolden, a defensive back from Jackson State waited until the 7th round to be the first and only HBCU player … Continue reading NFL Draft: Only 1 HBCU Player was Drafted
Breaking News: Coach Deion Sanders expected to accept Colorado head coaching job
As Jackson State prepares to play for the SWAC Conference Championship game, the news has come out that head coach Deion Sanders is expected to accept the coaching job at Colorado. Jackson State is currently 11-0 headed into this weekend's matchup with Southern. The winner of that game will play for the HBCU National Championship … Continue reading Breaking News: Coach Deion Sanders expected to accept Colorado head coaching job
Who is SWAC?
The controversy over whether or not Jackson State’s head coach Deion Sanders is SWAC is insane. After Coach Sanders and Alabama State head Coach Eddie Robinson Jr. interaction that went viral, many took what Coach Robinson said about Coach Sanders to heart. https://twitter.com/sports_hungry/status/1580380942832586752 Granted, between the two Coach Robinson is more SWAC. He’s a SWAC … Continue reading Who is SWAC?
FAMU vs North Carolina put on a show
As we all know, FAMU came into the game down 20 players due to eligibility issues that popped up 24 hours before the game. After the news, the seniors on the team had to decide if they would play or not. The FAMU vs North Carolina matchup was on the brink of not happening, but … Continue reading FAMU vs North Carolina put on a show
FAMU names Vanderbilt QB transfer week 0 starter
Florida A&M will have a difficult challenge this week as they take on ACC opponent North Carolina. The Rattlers had a really good season in 2021, however, the quarterback play last year left much to be desired. Hence, the Rattlers had a quarterback competition. https://twitter.com/FAMU_FB/status/1562575863090073601 Vanderbilt quarterback transfer Jeremy Moussa was announced Wednesday that he … Continue reading FAMU names Vanderbilt QB transfer week 0 starter
Game Week: FAMU vs North Carolina
Some might right the FAMU Rattlers off in Week 0 against North Carolina Tar Heels, but this game is a huge opportunity for FAMU players. Every year FCS programs match-up against FBS opponents in order to raise funding for their programs. These games have been coined " Money Games" by many who watch the sport. … Continue reading Game Week: FAMU vs North Carolina
HBCU GO secures CIAA media distribution deal.
For the second year in a row, the division 2 HBCU conference has partnered with HBCU GO to premier the conferences sporting events. The deal includes live coverage of over 30 plus sporting events and the rights to all of the conference's sports. Bryan Allen, the owner of HBCU GO is looking to continue the … Continue reading HBCU GO secures CIAA media distribution deal.
Bethune-Cookman expects growth in 2022
We're officially only 5 weeks away from the start of the football season and Bethune-Cookman or BCU is ready to show improvement. In 2021, the BCU finished their first year apart of the SWAC 2-9. The record was a direct reflection of the lack of time the football team had together before the season started. … Continue reading Bethune-Cookman expects growth in 2022
What’s next for the SWAC?
The SWAC has experienced unprecedented growth year over year. Commissioner Charles McClelland addressed the state of the SWAC and the accomplishments it has had this past year. The SWAC brand is strong with attendance numbers in 2021 breaking SWAC records. Furthermore, the conference had FAMU represent the conference in the FCS Football Playoffs. About 4-years … Continue reading What’s next for the SWAC?