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42 Unanswered Points Power Tulsa over UAPB
Tulsa Golden Hurricanes (1-0) dominate UAPB Golden Lions (0-1) call dogs off after 28-7 halftime lead. (courtesy: arkansasonline.com)
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Rice Owls Run It Up On Texas Southern
PVAM Panthers Defeat Texas Southern
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Reflections on MVS, Freshman of the Year Award
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Who’s the greatest NFL player of all time?
Better Days at MVSU: QB, Willie Totten and WR, Jerry Rice.
October 14, 1985 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Eddie Robinson
Black History Feature:
THE LIFE AND CAREER OF EDDIE ROBINSON
By Brandon Karsten | THE EASTERN ECHO
Added February 12, 2012 at 9:08 pm
Before Eddie Robinson arrived on the scene, not many people heard of a small historically black college in Grambling, Louisiana, called Grambling State University. In fact, it was called Louisiana Negro Normal and Industrial Institute until 1947.
Big Book of Black Quarterbacks
Grambling’s Buck Buchanan was the 1st overall pick in the 1963 AFL draft.
Today, the best defensive football player in the NCAA FCS division is awarded the Buck Buchanan Award.
The 6’7, 270lb. defensive phenom revolutionized the game with his size, speed, strength and endurance.
He missed one game in his 13 year pro career.
Alcorn State’s Steve McNair was the 3rd overall pick in the 1995 NFL draft.
He won the coveted Walter Payton Award in 1994, which goes to the best offensive player in the FCS (IAA).
At Alcorn State, he set FCS (IAA) career records,14,496 passing yards and 16,283 career offensive yards, which still stand today.
As a pro, he played in one Super Bowl, three Pro Bowls and was NFL Co-MVP in 2003.