HBCU Classic Sports

               August 2022

Football Edition, Volume I

CIAA FOOTBALL

courtesy: Virginia Union Athletics

courtesy: Winston Salem State Athletics

courtesy: Livingstone Athletics

courtesy: St. Augustine’s Athletics

SAU-Limestone Football Game Canceled

courtesy: Johnson C. Smith Athletics

Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls hire Coach Maurice Flowers to replace former coach Kermit Blount.(courtesy:13wmaz)

courtesy: Chowan Athletics

Chowan Grinds Out OT Win Over Mars Hill

Coach Mark Hall earns 1st official win; Chowan Hawks (1-0) withstand late 4Q Mars Hill (0-1) rally.                  (courtesy:gocuhawks.com)

courtesy: Elizabeth City Athletics

courtesy: Lincoln Athletics

2021 CIAA Coach of the Year
Coach Damon Wilson

Why do Black college football coaches seldom get 2nd chances?

(courtesy:usatoday.com)

Coach Willard Bailey
Virginia Union Panthers

Bailey is the winningest football coach in CIAA history, with seven conference championships, six with Virginia Union and one with Norfolk State.
His Virginia Union Panther football teams made 5 consecutive appearances in the Division II football playoffs in 1979, 1980, 1981,1982, and 1983, while his Norfolk State Spartan football team made one appearance in the Division II football playoffs in 1984.

AFCA DII Coaches Poll

Final 2021

1

 Ferris State (MI)

10-0

2

West Florida  (FL)

9-1

3

NW Missouri St. (MO)

9-1

4

Grand Valley St. (MI)

9-1

5

Valdosta St. (GA)

9-1

6

 Notre Dame (OH)

10-1

7

 Harding (AK)

10-1

8

Shepherd (WV)

10-1

9

Colorado School of Mines

10-1

10

Bowie St. (MD)

10-1

source: www.ncaa.com

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