HBCU Classic Sports

            June 2022

Football Edition, Volume I

MEAC FOOTBALL

Celebration Bowl

SC State

31

Jackson State

10

Individual Leaders

Rushing

Player

School

YPC

TD

YPG

JJ Davis

Norfolk

7.2

10

80.6

Kendrell Flowers

SC State

5.1

10

73.7

Sy’Veon Wilkerson

Delaware St.

3.9

8

76.5

Jarrett Hunter

Howard

4.4

1

59.1

Lattrell Collier

NCCU

5.0

6

36.1

Passing

Name

School

TD

Efficiency

Juwan Carter

Norfolk St.

21

150.4

Jared Lewis

Delaware St.

20

136.0

Darius Richard

SC State

15

129.1

Quinton Williams

Howard

13

131.6

Corey Fields

SC State

14

111.2

Receiving

Name

School

Rec.

TD

Avg./G

Trey Gross

Delaware St.

47

13

56.3

Justin Smith

Norfolk St.

51

7

68.9

Shaquan Davis

SC State

38

5

85.4

Ryan McDaniel

NC Central

52

4

61.8

Antoine Murray

Howard

31

5

60.3

DEFENSE

Tackles-Sacks

Name

School

Solo

TFL

Sacks

De’Shaan Dixon

Norfolk St.

31

12.5

9.0

BJ Davis

SC State

51

8.5

2.0

Elijah Williams

Morgan St.

32

7.0

4.0

Isaiah Williams

Delaware St.

20

11.5

3.5

Chris Meyers

Norfolk St.

21

7.5

5.5

Passes Defensed

Name

School

INT

PD

TD

Esaias Guthrie

Delaware St.

4

8

1

Decobie Durant

SC State

3

14

0

Justin Toler

Norfolk St.

3

4

0

Zafir Kelly

SC State

3

7

0

Jawain Granger

Delaware St.

3

8

0

2021 All-MEAC Football Team

Offense

Juwan Carter

QB

Norfolk St.

Richmond, VA

JJ Davis

RB

Norfolk St.

Cincinnati, OH

Sy’Veon Wilkerson

RB

Delaware St.

Elkridge, MD

Justin Smith

WR

Norfolk St.

Richmond, VA

Trey Gross

WR

Delaware St.

Annapolis, MD

Anthony Williams

TE

Norfolk St.

Norfolk, VA

Colby Byrd

C

Norfolk St.

Virginia Beach, VA

Jalen Powell

OL

Norfolk St.

Temple Hills, MD

Justin Redd

OL

Norfolk St.

Hampton, VA

Matthew Derks

OL

Delaware St.

Brantford, ON

D’Montre Smith

OL

Norfolk St.

Columbia, SC

Source: meacsports.com

courtesy: SC State Athletics

Bulldogs Claim National Championship

   SC State Coach, Oliver Pough (143-80) rose like Lazarus, to capture his 1st National Championship.               (courtesy: scsuathletics.com)

Bulldogs Capture Outright League Crown

    SC State Bulldogs (6-5) remove all doubt, secure MEAC title in win over Norfolk St. (6-5) folds late.                   (courtesy: scsuathletics.com)

SC State Bulldogs Remain Perfect In MEAC 

 SC State Bulldogs (5-4) late surge, four consecutive wins, take MEAC lead; Howard Bison (2-7) feisty.               (courtesy: scsuathletics.com)

Bulldogs Take Down Morgan State

    SC State (2-4) rebounds after laying golden egg, trounce Morgan St. Bears (0-6) in Orangeburg.                               (courtesy: scsuathletics.com)

Bulldogs Hold Off Wildcats 42-35

    SC State Bulldogs (1-3) get off the schneid, blow out winless Bethune (0-5) in Orangeburg, SC.                (courtesy: scsuathletics.com)

Clemson takes care of South Carolina State

 Clemson (1-1) coming off opening loss, take out frustrations on SC State (0-2) despite 9/11 unity.             (courtesy: thestate.com)

Alabama A&M Wins Thriller Over SC State

     Alabama A&M (1-0) RB, Gary Quarles, rushes for 129 yds., 2 TDs;  outlast SC State (0-1) in shootout.                    (courtesy: aamusports.com)

Leonard Named Pro Bowl Starter

Former SC State LB, Darius Leonard, named to Pro Bowl, after 109 tackle season.
    (courtesy:scsuathletics.com)

Buddy Pough Sets Wins Record

SC State (4-2) Coach Buddy Pough defeats Morgan State (1-6) for his 129th win.
 (courtesy.thestate.com)

Javon Hargrave to Eagles

South Carolina State DT, Javon Hargrave, named starter by Philadelphia Eagles.            (courtesy:scsuathletics.com)

courtesy: DSU Hornets Athletics

Bears top Delaware State 20-14 to snap skid

       Morgan State Bears (1-8) get off the schneid, hold off resurgent Delaware St. Hornets (4-5).                     (courtesy: morganstatebears.com)

RECORD-SETTING 2ND QTR. KEYS ROUT

   Delaware State Hornets (3-3) moving on up, have stat day, walk through Virginia Lynchburg (0-6).              (courtesy: dsuhornets.com)

Hornets Fend Off Bowie for Opening Win

 Delaware Hornets (1-0) DB, Esaias Guthrie’s 87 yd. pick 6 separates from DII, Bowie Bulldogs (0-1).         (courtesy: dsuhornets.com)

courtesy: Norfolk State Athletics

courtesy: Howard Athletics

Strong Defense Spur Football To First Win

         Howard (1-3) QB, Quinton Williams, accounts for 3 TDs, defense holds Sacred Heart (2-3).                       (courtesy: hubison.com)

MARYLAND THROTTLES HOWARD, 62-0

Richmond Handles Howard in Opener

Richmond Spiders (1-0) call off the dogs after taking 38-14 lead; Howard Bison (0-1) overmatched.            (courtesy:richmondspiders.com)

New Howard Coach Larry Scott brings 14 years of major SE college experience.
(courtesy:hubison.com)

courtesy: NCCU Athletics

Thundering Herd rolls in Huff’s home debut

       Marshall Thundering Herd (2-0) take 30-7 halftime lead, total 700 yards.; NCCU Eagles (1-1).                      (courtesy: herdzone.com)

Eagles Stun Braves in MEAC/SWAC

MEAC Ain’t Dead Yet. NCCU Eagles (1-0) limit 2019 Champs, to 1 third down conversion. (courtesy:nccueaglepride.com)

Bryan Mills to Vikings

North Carolina Central CB, Bryan Mills signs FA deal to Minnesota Vikings.

NCCU Eagles Win Super Bowl