HBCU Classic Sports

              August 2022

    Football Edition, Volume I

SWAC FOOTBALL

Celebration Bowl

SC State

31

Jackson State

10

Standings

School 

Coach 

Conf. 

Overall 

Pct. 

Jackson State 

Deion Sanders 

0-0 

0-0 

.000 

Florida A&M 

Willie Simmons 

0-0 

0-0 

.000 

Alcorn State 

Fred McNair 

0-0 

0-0 

.000 

Alabama A&M 

Connell Maynor 

0-0 

0-0 

.000 

Southern 

Eric Dooley 

0-0 

0-0 

.000 

Prairie View A&M 

Bubba McDowell 

0-0 

0-0 

.000 

Grambling 

Hugh Jackson 

0-0 

0-0 

.000 

Bethune Cookman 

Terry Sims 

0-0 

0-0 

.000 

Alabama State 

Eddie Robinson Jr. 

0-0 

0-0 

.000 

Mississippi Valley State 

Vincent Danzy 

0-0 

0-0 

.000 

Arkansas Pine-Bluff 

Doc Gamble 

0-0 

0-0 

.000 

Texas Southern 

Clarence McKinney 

0-0 

0-0 

.000 

Individual Leaders

Rushing

Name

School

Avg.

TD

Avg./G

Gary Quarles

Alabama A&M

4.7

10

95.5

Caleb Johnson

MVSU

4.3

8

92.5

Bishop Bonnett

Florida A&M

6.4

5

82.8

Jaden Stewart

Prairie View

5.0

7

59.5

Kobe Dillon

Southern

8.0

4

78.6

Passing

Name

School

TD

Efficiency

Aqeel Glass

Alabama A&M

36

160.3

Shedeur Sanders

Jackson St.

30

151.7

Felix Harper

Alcorn St.

20

147.1

Jawon Pass

Prairie View

16

136.0

Rasean McKay

Florida A&M

22

131.9

Receiving

Name

School

Rec.

TD

Avg./G

Abdul-Fatai Ibrahim

Alabama A&M

67

8

100.8

Kemari Averett

Bethune

52

10

80.7

Odieu Hilaire

Alabama A&M

71

9

91.8

Dee Anderson

Alabama A&M

33

12

54.8

Keith Corbin

Jackson St.

69

7

70.8

DEFENSE

Tackles-Sacks

Name

School

Solo

TFL

Sacks

James Houston

Jackson St.

52

24.5

16.5

Aubrey Miller

Jackson St.

53

11.5

6.5

Isaiah Land

Florida A&M

32

25.5

19.0

Markquese Bell

Florida A&M

71

6.5

2.0

Antwan Owens

Jackson St.

31

18.5

6.0

Jason Dumas

Prairie View

21

14.5

7.5

Passes Defensed

Name

School

INT

PD

TD

Drake Cheatum

Prairie View

5

10

1

Omari Hill-Robinson

Bethune

4

12

0

BJ Bohler

FAMU

4

16

0

Shilo Sanders

Jackson St.

4

16

0

Andre Fuller

Jackson St.

4

16

0

2022 SWAC Preseason Team

Pos. 

Player 

School 

QB 

Shadeur Sanders 

Jackson State 

RB 

Gary Quarles 

Alabama A&M 

RB 

Caleb Johnson 

Mississippi Valley State 

WR 

Fatai-Abdul Ibrahim 

Alabama A&M 

WR 

Xavier Smith 

Florida A&M 

TE 

Kemari Averett 

Bethune 

OL 

Dallas Black 

Southern 

OL 

Mark Evans 

Arkansas Pine Bluff 

OL 

Drake Centers 

Texas Southern 

OL 

Tony Gray 

Jackson State 

OL 

Robert Alston 

Alabama State 

RS 

Isaiah Bolden 

Jackson State 

Source: swac.org

courtesy: Jackson State Athletics

JSU Tigers Shock the College Football World

NFL Hall of Famer, Deion “Prime TIme” Sanders, replaces John Hendricks (24-34).
     (courtesy:gojsutigers.com)

courtesy: AAMU Athletics

       JSU Tigers (4-1) set the pecking order straight, pound Alabama A&M Bulldogs (3-2) in Huntsville.                    (courtesy: gojsutigers.com)

courtesy: Alcorn Athletics

  Here comes Alcorn Braves (3-2) win second consecutive, put down resurgent Grambling Tigers (2-3).             (courtesy: alcornsports.com)

courtesy: Arkansas Pine Bluff Athletics

Hornets win third consecutive home game

UAPB OL Best in NFL

UAPB OL, Terren Armstead, ranked as best OT in NFL, by Pro Football Focus.
   (courtesy: profootballfocus.com)

courtesy: Southern Athletics

   Texas Southern Tigers (1-4) secure 1st SWAC win, stun Southern Jaguars (2-3) who can’t get right.               (courtesy: tsusports.com)

Troy Trojans (1-0) defense discombobulates Southern Jaguars (0-1) in Coach Rollins debut.

courtesy: Prairie View Athletics

Prairie View LB to Super Bowl LV

Former Prairie View DE, Quinton Bell, wins Super Bowl LV with Tampa Bay.
  (courtesy: swac.org)

UNDRAFTED TO SUPER BOWL

UDFA, PVAM WR, Khadarel Hodge, makes 53-man squad, appears in Super Bowl.
(courtesy: espn.com)