HBCU Classic Sports

            November 2022

     Football Edition, Volume I

CIAA FOOTBALL

DII Playoffs

Wingate

32

Virginia Union

7

Delta State51

 Fayetteville State

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Standings

School 

Coach 

Conf. 

Overall 

Pct. 

Virginia Union 

Alvin Parker 

7-1 

9-1 

.900 

Fayetteville State 

Richard Hayes 

7-1 

8-2 

.800 

Chowan 

Mark Hall 

7-1 

7-3 

.700 

Virginia State 

Henry Frazier 

5-3 

6-4 

.600 

Bowie State 

Kyle Jackson 

5-3 

6-4 

.600 

Winston Salem State 

Robert Massey 

3-4 

3-6 

.333 

Shaw 

Adrian Jones 

3-4 

3-6 

.333 

Livingstone 

Sean Gilbert 

3-5 

4-6 

.400 

Johnson C. Smith 

Maurice Flowers 

2-6 

2-7 

.222 

Lincoln 

Josh Dean 

1-6 

2-7 

.222 

Elizabeth City State 

Marcus Hilliard 

2-6 

2-8 

.200 

St. Augustine’s 

Michael Morand 

1-6 

1-8 

.111 

Individual Leaders

Rushing

Player 

School 

YPC 

TD 

YDS/G 

Jada Byers

Virginia Union

 6.8

 19

 190.1

Darius Hagans

Virginia State

 5.4

 6

 101.2

Sidney Gibbs

Shaw

 5.6

 8

 79.0

Upton Bailey

Virginia State

 6.8

 7

 62.2

 Amir Gerald

Lincoln

 6.8

 3

 79.9

Nijere Peoples

Chowan

 4.5

 4

 65.1

Passing

Player 

School 

TD 

EFF 

Dion Golatt, Jr.

Bowie State

18

 140.3

Jahkari Grant

Virginia Union

 17

151.6

Isaiah Freeman

Lincoln

 13

 124.0

Jordan Davis

Virginia State

 10

 123.6

Rashad McKee

Chowan

 8

 133.7

Khari Lane

Fayetteville State

 5

101.8

Receiving

Player 

School 

Rec. 

TD 

Avg/G 

Brevin Caldwell

Johnson C. Smith

 53

6

 90.9

Keshane Hinckley

Bowie State

 56

 5

 68.5

John Jiles

Virginia Union

 34

 8

 54.1

Barry Elliott

Fayetteville State

 22

 8

50.5

Malik Tobias

Chowan

 20

6

 47.3

Kwincy Hall

Bowie State

 28

3

 51.8

DEFENSE

Tackles-Sacks

Player 

School 

Solo 

TFL 

Sacks 

Kai Gray

Lincoln

 50

 4.0

 0.0

Cameron Merrell

Fayetteville State

 31

 2.5

 8.5

Montre Moore

Chowan

 50

 8.5

 6.0

Raydarius Freeman

Chowan

 23

 16.5

 5.0

Isaac Anderson

Virginia Union

 21

 14.0

 4.5

Uvel Paul 

Bowie State

 19

 8.5

 8.5

Passes Defensed

Player 

School 

INT 

PD 

TD 

Kevin Larkins Jr.

Livingstone

 8

 12

 1

Kwame Carey

 Chowan

 5

 10

 1

Jay Boyd

Shaw

 4

 7

 2

  Willie Drew

Virginia State

 5

 12

 0

Simeon Burns

Chowan

 4

8

 0

Jadan Carter

Bowie State

 3

 6

 2

2022 All-CIAA Football Team

Pos. 

Player 

School 

QB 

 Dion Gollatt, Jr.

 Bowie State

RB 

Jada Byers

Virginia Union

RB 

 Darius Hagans

Virginia State

WR 

Brevin Caldwell

Johnson C. Smith

WR 

Keshane Hinckley

Bowie State

TE 

Jordan Griffin

Bowie State 

OL 

Tyrese Bobbitt

Shaw

OL 

Matthew Foster

Virginia State

OL 

Darian Bryant

Virginia Union

OL 

Justin Meade

Virginia Union

OL 

Dallas Caporaletti

Chowan

 

 

 

courtesy: Chowan Athletics

Hawks Soar Past Vikings for Northern Crown

Chowan Hawks (7-3) make school history, win CIAA North, mop the floor with Elizabeth City Vikings (2-8).   (courtesy:gocuhawks.com)

Two Defensive TDs Upset #10 Virginia Union

Chowan Hawks (6-3) opportunistic defense stuns #10 Virginia Union Panthers (8-1) in Richmond, Va.   (courtesy:gocuhawks.com)

Defense Stifles Bulldogs, Stay Perfect in CIAA North

Chowan Hawks (5-3) set pecking order straight, knock off Bowie Bulldogs (4-4) in Bowie, MD.   (courtesy:gocuhawks.com)

courtesy: Virginia Union Athletics

Dogs Down #14 Virginia Union in Playoff Opener

Wingate Bulldogs (10-2) defense picks off Virginia Union Panthers (9-2) take Hovey Field in Richmond, Va. (courtesy:wingatebulldogs.com)

VUU Downs Arch Rival Virginia State 33-21

Virginia Union Panthers (9-1) complete best season in 15 years, await NCAA Playoffs; VSU Trojans (6-4).    (courtesy:vuusports.com)

VUUs 8th Win Sets up CIAA North Showdown

No contest. Virginia Union Panthers (8-0) RB, Jada Beyers rushes for 187 yds., 4 TDs, Lincoln Lions (2-5).(courtesy:vuusports.com)

VUU Goes to 7-0 with 27-24 Overtime Win

 Virginia Union Panthers (7-0) vanquish perennial foe Bowie Bulldogs (4-3) for CIAA North in Bowie, MD.  (courtesy:vuusports.com)

Beyers Rushes for 205 yards in 49-0 VUU Win

Virginia Union Panthers (6-0) pitch shutout, dismiss Elizabeth City Vikings (1-5) with prejudice.    (courtesy:vuusports.com)

Virginia Union Goes 4-0 for 1st Time Since 2007

VUU Panthers (4-0) RB, Jada Beyers rushes for 163 yds., 3 TDs; Fayetteville Broncos (2-2) fall again.        (courtesy:vuusports.com)

VUU Goes to 3-0 with 42-6 Win Over Livingstone

  Virginia Union Panthers (3-0) RB, Jada Beyers rushes for 199 yds., 2 TDs; Livingstone Blue Bears (1-2) fall.    (courtesy:vuusports.com)

VUU Panthers Upset #2 Valdosta State Blazers

 Virginia Union (2-0) RB, Jada Byers rushes for 264 yds., 3 TDs,  stun No. 2, Valdosta State Blazers (1-1).     (courtesy:vuusports.com)

courtesy: Virginia State Athletics

VSU Trojans Tame Lincoln Lions, 42-21

Virginia State Trojans (6-3) pull away in second half, put down feisty Lincoln Lions (2-6) in Lincoln, PA.    (courtesy:govsutrojans.com)

Hawks Stun Trojans for Homecoming Victory

 Chowan Hawks (4-3) rush for 273 yds., 5 TDs, score with 23 seconds; VSU Trojans (4-3) comeback spoiled.   (courtesy:gocuhawks.com)

Career Night for Jordan Davis Leads to Victory

   VSU Trojans (3-1) QB, Jordan Davis accounts for 301 yds., 3 TDs in rout over Livingstone Blue Bears (1-3).       (courtesy:govsutrojans.com)

VSU Trojans Earn Second Straight Victory

VSU Trojans (2-1) take care of business, pitch 2nd half  shutout; St. Augustine’s Falcons (0-3).     (courtesy:govsutrojans.com)

courtesy: Bowie Athletics

Bulldogs Top Lincoln for Senior Day Win

Bowie Bulldogs (6-4) take 20-7 halftime lead, pull away in 4Q; Lincoln Lions (2-7) improved despite record.  (courtesy:bsubulldogs.com)

Bulldogs Explode to 41-14 Win Over Virginia State

 Bowie Bulldogs (4-2) set pecking order straight, blow out Virginia St. Trojans (4-2) homecoming in Ettrik, Va.    (courtesy:bsubulldogs.com)

After Slow Start, Bulldogs Survive Falcons Scare

   Bowie Bulldogs (2-2) rebound after two consecutive losses, avoid trap, rise up on St. Aug’s (0-4) in 2nd half.    (courtesy:bsubulldogs.com)

Bears Comeback to Stun Defending Champs

 Shaw Bears (1-2) seize opportunity in 2nd half, upset champs; Bowie Bulldogs (1-2) lose 2nd consecutive.    (courtesy:shawbears.com)

Cardinals earn 40-12 Win Over No. 9 Bowie State

  Saginaw Valley Cardinals (2-0) jump out to early 14-0 lead on No. 9 Bowie Bulldogs (1-1) don’t look back.     (courtesy:svsucardinals.com)

#8 Bulldogs Ride Explosive 4Q to Comeback Win

#8 Bowie State Bulldogs (1-0) walk down #16 New Haven Chargers (0-1) with only .09 seconds left.      (courtesy:bsubulldogs.com)

courtesy: Fayetteville State Athletics

Delta Statesmen Drill FSU Broncos, 51-0

No Contest here. Delta Statesmen (10-1) take 38-0 halftime lead, outclass Fayetteville Broncos (9-3).

Broncos Hold WSSU to 70 Yards Rushing

Fayetteville Broncos (8-2) pitch second half shutout in low scoring affair, Winston Salem St. Rams (3-6) fall.    (courtesy:fsubroncos.com)

Broncos Record Eight Sacks in Win

Fayetteville Broncos (5-2) win 3rd consecutive, essentially clinch CIAA South; Livingstone Blue Bears (2-5).     (courtesy:fsubroncos.com)

Five Broncos score TDs in win over St. Augustine’s

Fayetteville Broncos (4-2) handle their business, avoid trap, walk through winless St. Augustine’s (0-6).   (courtesy:fsubroncos.com)

FSU Broncos Hold Off Chowan, 13-10

   FSU Broncos (3-2) defense forces 5 turnovers to fend off feisty Chowan Hawks (2-3) in Fayetteville, NC.       (courtesy:fsubroncos.com)

Bulldogs Move to 2-0 with 21-3 Win Over Broncos

Wingate Bulldogs (2-0) defense completely shut down Fayetteville Broncos (1-1) to 60 total offensive yds.   (courtesy:wingatebulldogs.com)

Broncos End Decade Long Drought Against Braves

FSU Broncos (1-0) re-set pecking order; take Two Rivers Classic from UNC Pembroke (0-1).         (courtesy:fayobserver.com)

courtesy: Shaw Bears Athletics

Bears Comeback to Stun Defending Champs

 Shaw Bears (1-2) seize opportunity in 2nd half, upset champs; Bowie Bulldogs (1-2) lose 2nd consecutive.    (courtesy:shawbears.com)

Wayne State Downs Shaw in Home Opener

Wayne State Warriors (1-1) jump out to early 13-0 halftime lead, fend off Shaw Bears (0-2) in Detroit, MI.    (courtesy:wsuathletics.com)

courtesy: Winston Salem State Athletics

Rams Pick Up 1st Victory in Home Win Over Shaw

 WSSU Rams (1-5) finally get off the schneid, pitch 2nd half shutout; Shaw Bears (2-5) lose 3rd straight.    (courtesy:wssurams.com)

Second Half Scoring Gives ECSU Advantage

 Elizabeth City Vikings (1-2) get off schneid, rise up in 2nd half, shut down Winston Salem St. Rams (0-3).     (courtesy:wssurams.com)

NCCU Eagles Blank Winston Salem State

 NC Central Eagles (2-0) take care of business, make quick work of Winston Salem State Rams (0-2).      (courtesy:nccueaglepride.com)