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?
The return of the Orange Blossom Classic in 2021 was a hard nose old school football game. Florida A&M (FAMU) and Jackson State met for the first time as SWAC rivals last season to open the year. The game ended with a low score 7-6 victory for Jackson State. Both programs went on to be … Continue reading FAMU vs Jackson State Preview
The ever changing and fast-paced landscape of college athletics has put a spotlight on HBCUs. Historical Black Colleges and Universities have always been an essential component of the history of college athletics, and the Urban Edge Network is looking to ensure that HBCUs continue to have that spotlight. The Urban Edge Network is a game … Continue reading Urban Edge Network is a game changer for HBCUs
A move that initially began in December of 2021, HBCU GO is a free-streaming digital platform that is owned by Byron Allen's Allen Media Group. HBCU GO is the leading digital platform for over 105 HBCUs and has secured the distribution rights to the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) logo. The deal is … Continue reading HBCU GO locks in media rights deal with the SWAC
For some time now, the knock on HBCU football was that the talent at Quarterback wasn't as great. That will not be the case in 2019. The HBCU's are loaded at the quarterback positions, with a mix of former 4-star power 5 D1 quarterbacks at various schools, 2019 for HBCU teams should be the year of the quarterback.
What would it take for HBCU Sports programs to get recognized?