After deciding not to hire NFL Hall of Fame safety Ed Reed as their next head coach, the students on the campus have decided to protest the decision. The University decided that Coach Reeds comments about the schools could not go unpunished. Ultimately, the contract negotiations between Coach Reed and the administration at Bethune-Cookman halted. … Continue reading Bethune-Cookman’s situation gets worse after Ed Reed isn’t hired
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?
Coach Prime donates half his salary to Jackson State facilities
We have come to know that Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders is leading the charge in changing the perception of HBCU Football. On and off the field, Coach Prime has pushed the notion "why not us." In almost everything he does is for the betterment of Jackson State and fellow HBCU programs. This past … Continue reading Coach Prime donates half his salary to Jackson State facilities
FAMU vs Jackson State Preview
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
Chris Paul’s HBCU Tip-off and HBCU Challenge is back
Chris Paul’s second annual HBCU Tip-Off and HBCU Challenge teams and dates have been set. The future Hall of Famer has become a huge supporter for HBCUs for a few years now. Last year we saw the first set of events hosted by Chris Paul, and this year looks to add some more great programs … Continue reading Chris Paul’s HBCU Tip-off and HBCU Challenge is back