HBCU Classic Sports

            July 2024

                           Football Edition, Volume I

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Legendary Coach

Doug Porter

    HBCU     Power Poll

Final

1. Florida A&M

12-1

2. Benedict

11-1

3. NC Central

9-3

4. Howard

6-6

5. Virginia Union

10-2

6. Virginia State

8-2

7. Prairie View

6-6

8.  Alcorn State

7-4

9. Alabama State

7-4

10. Miles

7-3

2023 HBCU Classics

All-Americans

DEFENSE

DL Terrell Allen, Tennessee State
LB Isaiah Major, Florida A&M
DL Loobert Denelus, Benedict
LB Jeblonski Green, SC State
DL Sundiata Anderson, Grambling
LB BJ Jones, NC A&T
LB Lewis Matthews, Grambling
LB Qwahsin Townsel, Hampton
CB Mychal Victor, Alabama State
LB Aaron Smith, SC State
DB Karon Prunty, NC A&T
DB Kenny Gallop Jr., Howard
DB Jordan Toles, Morgan State
LB Erick Hunter, Morgan State
LB Jaden Flaker, NC Central
DB JaeVeyon Morton, Morgan State
DB Terron Mallory, Norfolk State
CB Kendall Bohler, Florida A&M
DE Jayden Broughton, Benedict
DB Jordan Carter, Southern
LB Monterio Beard III, Tennessee State
DL Tahj Brown, Southern
DL Patrick Godbolt, SC State
DL Malachi Bailey, Alcorn State
DL Darrian Brokenburr, Howard
DL Anthony Dunn, Florida A&M
LB Rico Dozier, Alabama State
DB Omari Hill Robinson, Bethune
LB Benari Black, Johnson C. Smith
DL Ckelby Givens, Florida A&M
DB Mikael King, Tuskegee
DB Willie Drew, Virginia State
LB Lawrence Richardson, Morgan State
DB Ja'Voni Melidor, Benedict
DB Jason Chambers, NCCU

18th winningest HBCU football coach
Win/Loss: 155-110-5

Muhammad Ali

1942-2016

 Bill Nunn Jr.

1924-2014

Bill Nunn, Jr., the multi-talented visionary transformed both, the Pittsburgh Steelers into Super Bowl Champions, and the NFL.

 2023 HBCU Classics

All-Americans

OFFENSE

QB Davius Richard, NC Central
QB Jeremy Moussa, Florida A&M
QB Donovan Riddick, West Virginia State
QB David Wright, Allen
QB Isaiah Freeman, Lincoln
RB Jada Beyers, Virginia Union
RB Jarveon Howard, Alcorn State
RB Latrell Collier, NC Central
RB LaDarius Owens, Texas Southern
RB Brandon Marshall, Fort Valley State
RB Jawarn Howell, SC State
WR Kisean Johnson, Alabama State
WR Kasey Hawthorne, Howard
WR Devin Smith, NC Central
WR Taymon Cooke, NC A&T
WR Corintheus Edmonds, Fort Valley
WR Jah'Marae Sharead, Florida A&M
WR Monterio Hunt, Alcorn State
WR Malachi Langley, Lincoln
OL Nick Taiste, SC State
OL Toricelli Simpkins, NC Central
OL Jalen Goss, Florida A&M
OL Tariq Stewart, NC A&T
OL Da'Metrius Weatherspoon, Howard
OL Roger Smith, Benedict
OL Justin Meade, Virginia Union
OL Deontae Graham, Jackson State
OL Cameron Covin, Florida A&M
OL Anim Dankwah, Howard
OL Ryan Atkins, Arkansas Pine Bluff
TE Tavarius Griffin, Alcorn State
WR Marcus Riley, Florida A&M
WR Jacquez Jones, Edward Waters
TE Travaunta Abner, Miles
TE Jeremiah Pruitte, Florida A&M