HBCU Classic Sports

              June 2024

    Football Edition, Volume I

HBCU PRO TRACKER

Team

Player

Position

Height/Weight

College

Arizona

Antonio Hamilton

CB

6’0, 188

SC State

Bobby Price

CB

6’4, 205

Norfolk State

          Atlanta

Khadarel Hodge

WR

6’2, 190

Prairie View

New York Giants

Jamie Gillan

P

6’1, 207

UAPB

New York Giants

Joshua Miles

OL

6’5 325

Morgan State

New York Jets

Claudin Cherelus

LB

6’2, 230

Alcorn State

Carolina

Ricky Lee

Tarik Cohen

LB

RB

6’2, 230

5’6, 181

Alcorn State

NC A&T

Dallas

Markquese Bell

OL

6’5, 205

Florida A&M

LA Chargers

Andrew Farmer

LB

6’4, 250

Lane

LA Rams

Cobie Durant

Xavier Smith

CB

WR

5’11, 180

5’9, 174

SC State

Florida A&M

San Francisco

Javon Hargrave

DL

6’2, 305

SC State

Kansas CIty

Joshua Williams

CB

6’3, 193

Fayetteville State

Detroit

James Houston

LB

6’1, 245

 Jackson State

Houston

Tytus Howard

OL

6’5, 322

Alabama State

Jacksonville

DeShaan Dixon

LB

6’5, 257

Norfolk State

Green Bay

Emanuel Wilson

RB

5’11, 226

 Fort Valley State

Indianapolis 

Grover Stewart

Isaiah Land

DT

LB

6’5, 315

6’4, 225

Albany State

Florida A&M

Miami

Terron Armstead

Kion Smith

OT

OT

6’4, 304

6’5, 306

UAPB

Fayetteville State

New England

Isaiah Bolden

CB

6’2, 205

Jackson State

New Orleans

Shaquan Davis

WR

6’5, 215

SC State

Philadelphia

Shaq Darius Leonard

LB

6’2, 235

SC State

Tampa Bay

Keenan Isaac

CB

6’3, 190

Alcorn State

Washington

Danny Johnson

Trent Scott

CB

OL

5’9, 180

6’5, 320

Southern

Grambling

Arlington

Marquette King

P

6’0, 192

Fort Valley State

Birmingham

Armani Taylor-Prioleau

T

6’7, 308

SC State

District Columbia

Darius Hagans

RB

6’0, 207

Virginia State

Deondre Francois

QB

6’1, 215

Hampton

Houston

Brandon Haskin

OL

6’3, 315

Tennessee State

Jai Nunn-Liddell

DB

6’2, 190

Kentucky State

Memphis

Dee Anderson

WR

6’6, 225

Alabama A&M

San Antonio

Brycen Alleyne

RB

5’5, 160

Delaware State

Justin Smith

WR

6’2, 160

Norfolk State

St. Louis

Kemari Averett

TE

6’6, 257

Bethune

Rice to Pro Football HOF

Mississippi Valley State WR, Jerry Rice, is NFL All-time Career Leading WR
11x All-Pro, 4x Super Bowl Champion

Payton to Pro Football HOF

Jackson State RB, Walter Payton, 7x All-Pro, Super Bowl Champ.
Arguably NFL’s most prolific rusher.

Art Shell to Pro Football HOF

       Drafted from Maryland State, now Maryland Eastern Shore, Shell played 14 seasons, won three Super Bowls XI, XV, XVIII, 8x Pro Bowl, 4x All-Pro, 7x All-AFC, 1970 All Decade Team.

       Shell is the 2nd Black Head Coach in NFL history, 1990 AFC Coach of the Year, 1990 NFL Coach of the Year.

Deacon Jones to Pro Football HOF

MSVU DE, Deacon Jones, known as the “Secretary of Defense”, coined the term “sack”. Leader of the “Fearsome Foursome”, his speed, agility and endurance was unmatched.

Missing only 5 games in 14 seasons, the 8x Pro Bowler, 8x All-Pro, 2x DPOY, 1960 All-Decade Team, NFL 50th/75th Anniversary Team revolutionized the modern defensive end position.

Buchanan to Pro Football HOF

#1 overall AFL draft pick, 13 seasons, 6 All-Star Games, 2 Pro Bowls, 1 Super Bowl.
Modern DL prototype, 6’7, 270, ran 10.2/100; played 166 consecutive games.

Willie Brown to Pro Football HOF

Undrafted Grambling CB played 16 seasons in NFL, arguably the best DB ever.
5x AFL All-star, 4x Pro Bowl, 3x All-AFL, 4x All-NFL, Super Bowl Champ XI, 54 INT.

Strahan to Pro Football HOF

Texas Southern DE, Michael Strahan, 5x All-Pro , Season Sack Record with 22.5.
(photo courtesy: NYGiants.com)

Larry Little to Pro Football HOF

Undrafted Bethune-Cookman, OL, Larry Little, stalwart of perfect 1972 Dolphins.
1972 Super Bowl Champ, 6x All-NFL, 5x All-AFC, 5x Pro Bowl
NFLPA AFC Lineman of Year 3x.

Humphrey to Pro Football HOF

Tennessee State DE, Claude Humphrey, 7x NFL All-Pro, 94.5 career sacks.
(photo courtesy:atlantafalcons.com)

courtesy:TSU Sports Info
Date: February 14, 2014
Nashville, TN – Humphrey was an All-American defensive tackle at TSU who went on to be one of the greatest passes rushers in the National Football League.
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Dent To Pro Football HOF

Tennessee State DE, Richard Dent, 3x All-American, 2x Super Bowl Champ, 137.5 career sacks.
(courtesy: Tennessee State Athletics)

courtesy: TSU Sports Info
Release: 02/05/2011
Nashville, Tenn.Former Tennessee State University defensive end, Richard Dent, has been voted for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame for 2011. He becomes the first TSU Tiger to be inducted while joining professional football’s elite.
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Sharpe to Pro Football HOF

                      Savannah State TE, Shannon Sharpe, 5x All-Pro, 3x Super Bowl Champion.
courtesy: SSU Sports Info
2/12/2011 1:57:26 PM

SAVANNAH, GA — Savannah State alumnus Shannon Sharpe has been named to the 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame along with Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk , Richard Dent, Ed Sabol, Les Richter and Chris Hanburger.
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Williams to Pro Football HOF

Southern CB, Aeneas Williams, a walk-on, became NFL “ballhawk” for 14 years.

Carson to Pro Football HOF

SC State LB, Harry Carson, 7x All-Pro, Super Bowl Champ, NYG centerpiece for 13 years.