HBCU Classic Sports

          November 2022

Football Edition, Volume I

MEAC FOOTBALL

Week 12

 NC Central22Tennessee Tech
20
 Norfolk State42SC State State
38
 Howard35Morgan State6
Campbell34Delaware State7
    
 
  
 

Standings

School 

Coach 

Conf. 

Overall 

Pct. 

NC Central 

Trei Oliver 

4-1 

9-2 

.818 

Howard 

Larry Scott 

4-1 

5-6 

.455 

Delaware State 

Rod Milstead 

2-3 

5-6 

.455 

Morgan State 

Damon Wilson 

2-3 

4-7 

.364 

SC State 

Buddy Pough 

1-4 

3-8 

.273 

Norfolk State 

Dawson Odums 

2-3 

2-9 

.182 

Individual Leaders

Rushing

Player 

School 

YPC 

TD 

YDS/G 

 Alfonzo Graham

 Morgan

 5.9

 8

104.5

 Latrell Collier

 NC Central

5.5

 8

 80.4

Davius Richard

 NC Central

 6.4

 13

 62.8

 Marquis Gillis

 Delaware State

 4.9

 5

49.5

 Jarrett Hunter

 Howard

 5.2

 5

56.5

 J’mari Taylor

 NC Central

 4.6

 6

 34.3

Passing

Player 

School 

TD 

EFF 

 Davius Richard

 NC Central

 24

 155.3

Quinton Williams

 Howard

 16

 138.5

Corey Fields Jr.

SC State

 9

 118.4

 C.J. Henry

 Delaware State

 9

 135.2

 Carson Baker

 Morgan State

 7

 116.3

 Otto Kuhns

 Norfolk State

 10

 110.1

Receiving

Player 

School 

Rec. 

TD 

Avg/G 

 Shaquan Davis

 SC State

 36

 8

 82.0

 Antoine Murray

 Howard

 40

 4

 55.9

 Devin Smith

NC Central

 35

 6

 46.6

 Jerrish Halsey

 Delaware State

 22

4

 47.0

  E.J. Hicks

 NC Central

 30

 7

 48.1

Quentin McCall

 NC Central

 16

 3

 38.9

DEFENSE

Tackles-Sacks

Player 

School 

Solo 

TFL 

Sacks 

 Kenny Gallop

 Howard

58

 6.5

 1.0

 BJ Davis

SC State56

 5.5

 0.5

 Brooks Parker

 Delaware State

 41

 11.5

 5.0

 Elijah Williams

 Morgan State

 25

 15.0

 8.0

 Isaiah Williams

 Delaware State

 13

11.0

 4.5

 Tyler Long

 Norfolk State

 36

 6.0

 3.0

Passes Defensed

Player 

School 

INT 

PD 

TD 

 Khalil Baker

 NC Central

 4

 9

 1

BJ Davis

 SC State

 4

 11

1

Jae’Veyon Morton

  Morgan

 3

 13

 1

Carl Decius

 Morgan

 3

 6

 0

 Duane Nichols

 SC State

 3

 4

1

Romel Harris-Freeman

 Morgan

 2

 9

1

2022 All-MEAC Preseason Team

Offense

Davius Richard

QB

NC Central

Belle Grade, FL

JJ Davis

RB

Norfolk St.

Cincinnati, OH

Kendrell Flowers

RB

SC State

Columbia, SC

Shaquan Davis

WR

SC State

Summerville, SC

Antoine Murray

WR

Howard

Miramar, FL

Yancey Washington

TE

SC State

North Charleston, SC

Colby Byrd

C

Norfolk St.

Virginia Beach, VA

Corey Bullock

OL

NC Central

Accokeek, MD

Darius Fox

OL

Howard

Washington, DC

Nick Taiste

OL

SC State

West Columbia, SC

Anim Dunkwah

OL

Howard

Toronto, CA

Source: meacsports.com

courtesy: SC State Athletics

Bulldogs Knock Off Top Ranked NCCU Eagles

Here comes SC State Bulldogs (3-4) defense rises for decisive 4Q INT;  NC Central Eagles (5-2) throw it away.   (courtesy:scsuathletics.com)

Bulldogs Shut Out Dragons 36-0 At Home

SC State Bulldogs (2-4) tune up for MEAC march, walk through upstart Virginia Lynchburg Dragons (0-7).   (courtesy:scsuathletics.com)

Rattlers Win 4th Straight Despite 4Q Struggles

FAMU Rattlers (4-2) jump out to 17-0 halftime lead, but costly INTs allow SC State Bulldogs (1-4) late 4Q rally.(courtesy:famuathletics.com)

NC A&T Aggies Get Win #1

NC A&T Aggies (1-3) defeat HBCU Champs, SCSU Bulldogs (1-2) special teams miscue swings momentum. (courtesy:ncataggies.com)

Bulldogs Roll On the Road Over Wildcats

  SC State Bulldogs (1-1) rebound from sluggish start, throttle Bethune Wildcats (0-2) in Daytona Beach, FL.     (courtesy:scsuathletics.com)

Rams Have Another Flashy Corner

LA Rams 4th Rd. pick, FCS All-American, Decobie Durant, SC State, is a play maker.

(courtesy: LA Times)

2021 MEAC Coach of the Year

    SC State,  Coach “Buddy” Pough, undefeated in MEAC play; wins Black College National Championship.        (courtesy: scsuathletics.com)

courtesy: NCCU Athletics

NO. 25 Eagles Edge Tennesse Tech

 NCCU Eagles (9-2) K, Adrian Olivo nails 35 yd. FG, seals comeback over Tennessee Tech (4-7) in Cookeville.   (courtesy:nccueaglepride.com)

NCCU Eagles Win MEAC, Celebration Bowl Birth

NCCU Eagles (8-2) QB, Davius Richards accounts for 371 total yds., 5 TDs, demolish Norfolk Spartans (1-9).   (courtesy:nccueaglepride.com)

Homecoming Win Vaults Eagles Atop MEAC

NCCU Eagles (7-2) close to MEAC title, QB, Darius Richard passes for 281 yds., 3 TDs; Howard (3-6) falls back.       (courtesy:nccueaglepride.com)

NCCU’s Last Minute TD Beats Hornets

 NC Central Eagles (6-2) WR, EJ Hicks pulls away for game winning TD, fend off DSU Hornets (4-4) in Dover.     (courtesy:nccueaglepride.com)

NCCU Eagles Soar Past Morgan State Bears

 NCCU Eagles (5-1) QB, Davius Richard accounts for 282 yds., 6 TDs; Morgan Bears (2-4) lose 2nd straight.    (courtesy:nccueaglepride.com)

Campbell Camels Roll By NC Central 48-18

Campbell Camels (3-0) take 34-6 halftime lead, cruise by NC Central (4-1) in Buies Creek, NC.     (courtesy:gocamels.com)

NCCU Eagles Knock Off No. 25 New Hampshire

NC Central Eagles (3-0) work the clock, limit No. 25 New Hampshire Bulldogs (2-1) to 65 yds. rushing.       (courtesy:nccueaglepride.com)

NCCU Blanks WSSU for 1st 2-0 Start in 20 Years

NC Central Eagles (2-0) handle their business, make quick work of DII, Winston Salem State (0-2). (courtesy:nccueaglepride.com)

NCCU Eagles Defeat Rival NC A&T Aggies

NCCU Eagles (1-0) begin another season with huge win; NC A&T Aggies (0-1) lay golden egg.     (courtesy:nccueaglepride.com)

courtesy: Delaware State Athletics

Hornets Take Down HBCU Champs in OT Thriller

DSU Hornets (5-4) break Orangeburg curse with OT interception; SC State Bulldogs (3-6) resting on laurels.   (courtesy:dsuhornets.com)

Hornets Deliver Complete Effort in MEAC Opener

 Delaware St. Hornets (2-4) QB, C.J. Henry passes for 194 yds., 3 TDs; shutdown Norfolk Spartans (1-6).   (courtesy:dsuhornets.com)

Hornets Hold Off Colonials in Final MEAC Tune Up

Opportunistic DSU Hornets (3-2) capitalize on multiple turnovers to put away Robert Morris Colonials (0-5).   (courtesy:dsuhornets.com)

Merrimack Warriors Get Back in the Win Column

Merrimack Warriors (2-2) defense holds Delaware St. Hornets (1-2) to 32 total rushing yards.     (courtesy:merrimackathletics.com)

Second Half Push Moves Blue Hens Past Hornets

Delaware Blue Hens (2-0) extend Route 1 Rivalry win streak over Delaware St. Hornets (1-1) before 17,176.   (courtesy:bluehens.com)

courtesy: Howard Athletics

Bison Earn Share of MEAC Regular Season Crown

Howard Bison (5-6) finish strong, win share of MEAC, blow out Morgan Bears (4-7) in Baltimore, MD. (courtesy:hubison.com)

Hunter’s Career Day Leads Bison Over SC State

Howard Bison (4-6) RB, Jarrett Hunter rushes for 149 yds., 3 TDs; vanquish SC State Bulldogs (3-6) in WDC.   (courtesy:hubison.com)

Bison Remain Undefeated in League Play

Holy Cow! Howard Bison (3-5) win 2nd straight, run it up on Norfolk Spartans (1-7) in Norfolk, Va.   (courtesy:hubison.com)

Bison Down Delaware State for Homecoming

Howard Bison (2-5) protect Greene Stadium, rush for 266 yds., 3 TDs, stun Delaware St. Hornets (4-3).   (courtesy: hubison.com)

Bulldogs Knock Off Howard in Home Opener

Yale Bulldogs (2-1) rush for 366 total yds., Howard Bison (1-4) toss away another winnable game.  (courtesy:yalebulldogs.com)

Howard Wins HBCU NYC Classic in 2nd Half

Howard (1-3) gets Larry Scott must win over DII Morehouse Tigers (0-3), score 5 unanswered in 2nd half.  (courtesy:hubison.com)

South Florida Bulls Run Past Howard Bison

South Florida Bulls (1-1) rushed for 205 yds., 6 TDs; Howard Bison (0-3) improved but winless.    (courtesy:gosfbulls.com)

Hampton Pirates Defeat Howard Bison

Hampton Pirates (0-1) jump out early, withstand furious Howard Bison (0-2) 4Q rally before 12, 245.      (courtesy:pilotonline.com)

 courtesy: Morgan State Athletics

Morgan Bears Roll Past Delaware State

Morgan Bears (4-6) defense annihilates Delaware St. Hornets (5-6) limit to (-5) total rushing yards in Dover.   (courtesy:morganstatebears.com)

Morgan Bears Score Final 24 pts in 41-14 Upset

Morgan Bears (3-5) break out a can on SC State Bulldogs (3-5) suffering from Celebration Bowl hangover.   (courtesy:morganstatebears.com)

Baker Leads Bears Past Virginia Lynchburg 44-10

Morgan Bears (2-2) take 37-7 halftime lead, cruise past Virginia U. Lynchburg (0-5) in Baltimore, MD.    (courtesy:morganstatebears.com)

 

Bears Protect Home In Win Over Sacred Heart

Morgan Bears (1-2) defense earns Damon Wilson first win, shut down Sacred Heart (1-2) for 3Q.      (courtesy:morganstatebears.com)

Towson Rallies to Win Battle for Greater Baltimore

Towson State Tigers (2-0) rally in 4Q to pull away from Morgan State Bears (0-2) in Towson, MD.      (courtesy:towsontigers.com)

courtesy: Norfolk State Athletics

Kuhns Powers NSU To  42-38 Win Over SC State

Norfolk Spartans (2-9) QB, Otto Kuhns accounts for 277 yds., 6 TDs; defense stops SC State (3-8) on 2 yd. line.  (courtesy:nsuspartans.com)

Felton’s TD Catch Lifts Spartans to 1st Win

NSU Spartans (1-5) execute 2 min drill for last second win; Morgan Bears (2-3) can’t hold lead with 1:53 left.  (courtesy:nsuspartans.com)

Sacred Heart Pioneers Topple Norfolk Spartans

Sacred Heart Pioneers (3-2) rise up, pitch shut out in 2nd half; Norfolk State (0-5) lays another egg.    (courtesy:sacredheartpioneers.com)

Hampton Defense Wins Battle of the Bay

Hampton Pirates (3-0) defense stifles sub par Norfolk Spartans (0-3) before 15, 549 in Norfolk, VA.     (courtesy:hamptonpirates.com)