HBCU Classic Sports

            July 2024

    Football Edition, Volume I

SWAC FOOTBALL

Week 0

MEAC-SWAC Challenge

Florida A&M00

Norfolk State

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Standings

School 

Coach 

Conf. 

Overall 

Pct. 

Florida A&M

James Colzie III

0-00-0.923

Alcorn State

Cedric Thomas

0-00-0.000

Jackson State

TC Taylor

0-00-0.000
Alabama StateEddie Robinson Jr.0-00-0.000

Prairie View

Bubba McDowell

0-00-0.000

Southern

Terrence Graves

0-00-0.000

Grambling

Mickey Joseph

0-00-0.000

Alabama A&M

Connell Maynor

0-00-0.000

Bethune

Raymond Woodie0-00-0.000

Texas Southern

Cris Dishman

0-00-0.000

Arkansas Pine Bluff

Alonzo Hampton

0-00-0.000

Mississippi Valley State

Kendrick Wade

0-00-0.000

Individual Leaders

Rushing

Player 

School 

YPC

TD 

Avg/G 

LaDarius Owens

 Texas Southern

 6.7

 14

126.0

Irv Mulligan

 Jackson State

 5.5

 5

 84.3

  Chance Williams

 Grambling

 6.2

 6

 77.8

 Jarveon Howard

 Alcorn State

 5.1

 7

 70.3

Floyd Chaulk

Grambling5.1

 8

 53.2

Donovan Eaglin

Alabama A&M

 5.2

 7

 74.8

Passing

Player 

School 

TD 

EFF 

  Jeremy Moussa

 Florida A&M

 18

 135.1

 Myles Crawley

 Grambling

 16

 132.7

Harold Blood

Southern13

 129.9

Aaron Allen

 Alcorn

 15

135.7

 Jason Brown

Jackson State

 8

 138.7

Quincy Casey

Alabama A&M

 11

 135.6

Receiving

Player 

School 

Rec. 

TD 

Avg/G 

 Kisean Johnson

 Alabama State

61

 7

 82.9

  Cameron Young

 Alabama A&M

 53

 5

 46.5

Jah’Marae Sheread

Florida A&M

 44

 2

 39.5

Monterio Hunt

Alcorn State

 37

 4

57.5

Fabrian McCray

Jackson State

 41

 4

53.1

 Marcus Riley

 Florida A&M

 27

 4

 43.8

DEFENSE

Tackles-Sacks

Player 

School 

Solo 

TFL 

Sacks 

 Rico Dozier

 UAPB

 71

 6.0

 2.0

 Colton Adams

  Alabama State

 52

 15.0

 4.0

Isaiah Major

 Florida A&M

 55

 11.5

 2.0

 Jacob Williams

 Texas Southern

5718.5

8.0

 Anthony Dunn Jr.

 Florida A&M

20

 12.0

8.0

Malachi Bailey

 Alcorn State

22

 15.5

9.0

Passes Defensed

Player 

School 

INT 

PD 

TD 

Omari Hill- Robinson

Bethune

 4

 10

 0

Emari Pait

Alabama A&M

 4

 6

 0

 Jaheem Hazel

 Jackson State

 4

 9

 0

 Eric Smith

 Florida A&M

 3

 11

 0

Jordan Carter

  Southern

 3

 9

 0

 Kaleb Dawson

 Alabama A&M

 3

 7

 0

2024 All-SWAC Preseason Team

Pos. 

Player 

School 

QB 

Myles Crawley

Grambling

RB

Donovan Eaglin

Alabama A&M

RB 

Kendric Rhymes

Southern

WR 

Fabian McCray

Jackson State

WR 

Jacolby Hewitt

Alabama A&M

TE 

Tavarious Griffin

Alcorn State

OL 

Ashton Grable

Florida A&M

OL 

Arelious Dunn

Alabama State

OL 

Evan Henry

Jackson State

OL 

Tahj Martin

Grambling State

OL 

Joseph Church

Mississippi Valley State

RS 

Robert McMinn

Alabama State

Source: swac.org

courtesy: FAMU Athletics

FAMU Rattlers Win Celebration Bowl

FAMU Rattlers (12-1) strike in 4Q, for win over Howard Bison (6-6) in Atlanta, GA, before 41,108.       (courtesy:famuathletics.com)

Rattlers Claim 1st SWAC Championship

Florida A&M  (11-1) extends their perfect SWAC record, pound Prairie View (6-6) in Tallahasee, FL.   (courtesy:swac.org)

Florida A&M Rattlers Tame Wildcats

Florida A&M Rattlers (10-1) undefeated in SWAC play, finish off Bethune (3-8) before 56,227 in Orlando.   (courtesy:famuathletics.com)

FAMU Rattlers Hold Oaklanders to 171 Yards

Florida A&M Rattlers (9-1) rest starters, cruise past Lincoln Oaklanders (0-11) in Tallahassee, FL.   (courtesy:famuathletics.com)

Rattlers Take Control of SWAC East

FAMU Rattlers (8-1) march towards SWAC Chip, strike AAMU Bulldogs (4-5) in 2nd half in Huntsville, AL.  (courtesy:famuathletics.com)

Rattlers Shut Down MVSU Delta Devils

FAMU Rattlers (4-1) remain undefeated in SWAC, 4Q rally exorcises MVSU Delta Devils (0-4).

Florida A&M Dismisses DII West Florida

South Florida Bulls Pull Away From Rattlers

Rattlers Rush for 207 in win over Jackson

Florida A&M (1-0) take 28-0 halftime lead, dominate Jackson State (1-1) in Orange Blossom Classic.(courtesy:famuathletics.com)

courtesy: Jackson State Athletics

Alcorn Braves Fend Off Jackson State

Morgan Accounts for 3 TDs in Win Over TSU

JSU Tigers (7-3) post-Prime, left to play spoiler, escape Texas Southern Tigers (2-7) trap in Jackson, MS.   (courtesy:gojsutigers.com)

Texas State Eviscerates Jackson Tigers

JSU Tigers Put Down Southern Jaguars

Rattlers Rush for 207 in win over Jackson

Florida A&M (1-0) take 28-0 halftime lead, dominate Jackson State (1-1) in Orange Blossom Classic.(courtesy:famuathletics.com)

JSU Tigers Pound SC State Bulldogs

Coach Taylor (1-0) era begins with bang, dominates SC State (0-1) in MEAC/SWAC Kickoff in Atlanta, Ga.  (courtesy:gojsutigers.com)

courtesy: Alabama State Athletics

Hornets Feast in Turkey Day Classic

Alabama State Hornets (7-4) shut down Tuskegee Golden Tigers (7-4) for 3Q in Montgomery, AL.     (courtesy:bamastatesports.com)

Prairie View Panthers Shut Down Hornets 

Hornets Claim 5th Straight In Win Over MVSU

Alabama Hornets (6-3) avoid trap, keep streak alive; MVSU Delta Devils (1-9) reeling in Itta Bena, MS.   (courtesy:bamastatesports.com)

Hornets Tame Tigers To Claim Port City Classic

  Alabama Hornets (5-3) get another quality SWAC win, shut down Grambling Tigers (4-5) in Mobile, AL.     (courtesy:bamastatesports.com)

Hornets Spoil Jackson State Homecoming

Alabama State Hornets (2-3) utilize strong 4Q to upset Jackson Tigers (4-3) in Jackson, MS.    (courtesy:bamastatesports.com)

ASU Hornets Open With Win over Southern

courtesy: Alcorn Athletics

Alcorn Braves Fend Off Jackson State

Owens Makes History, Tigers Dominate Alcorn

Texas Southern (3-7) RB, Ladarius Owens rushes for 222 yds., 3TDs; Alcorn Braves (6-4) suffer ugly loss. (courtesy:tsusports.com)

Alcorn Braves Dominates Southern in 44-21 Win

Alcorn Braves (6-3) flex SWAC muscle, take 34-14 halftime lead, in defeat of Southern Jaguars (5-4).   (courtesy:alcornsports.com)

Alcorn Braves Edge Grambling, 25-24

Braves Get OT Victory Over Alabama State

Alcorn Braves (2-3) pull out SWAC win behind 3 clutch Noah Kiani FGs, Alabama State (1-3) struggling.   (courtesy:alcornsports.com)

Southern Miss Puts Down Alcorn State

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

Southern Victorious in 50th Bayou Classic

Southern Jags (6-5)  hold off Grambling (5-6) for Bayou Classic win before 64,968 in New Orleans, LA.   (courtesy:gojagsports.com)

Southern Shuts Out Arkansas Pine Bluff

Southern Jaguars (1-2) get off the schneid, force 5 turnovers in shut out of UAPB Golden Lions (1-3).  (courtesy:gojagsports.com)

courtesy: Prairie View Athletics

Rattlers Claim 1st SWAC Championship

Florida A&M  (11-1) extend their perfect SWAC record, pound Prairie View (6-6) in Tallahasee, FL.   (courtesy:swac.org)

Prairie View Panthers Shut Down Hornets

Panthers Come Back To Beat Southern

Prairie View Panthers (5-5) pitch 2nd half shut out over Southern Jaguars (5-5) in Baton Rouge, LA.   (courtesy:pvpanthers.com)

SMU Mustangs Stampede PVAM Panthers

courtesy: Grambling Athletics

Grambling Football Hires Mickey Joseph

After stints with Nebraska and LSU, Mickey Joseph, hired as Head Football Coach of Grambling Tigers.   (courtesy:gsutigers.com)

Grambling Parts Ways with Hue Jackson

Grambling Tiger Head Coach, Hue Jackson (8-14), is relieved of his duties after two seasons.  (courtesy:gsutigers.com)

Grambling Tigers Sail Past Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Grambling Tigers (5-5) hold serve on winning season; UAPB Golden Lions (1-9) fold in Pine Bluff, AK.  (courtesy:gsutigers.com)

Bulldogs Blow Out Grambling

Alcorn Braves Edge Grambling, 25-24

G-Men Hold Off Prairie View Panthers

Grambling Tigers (3-2) win two straight, take State Farm Classic from Prairie View (2-3) in Dallas, Tx.

GSU Sprints Past Texas Southern

Grambling Tigers (2-2) play 4 solid qtr. run away from Texas Southern Tigers (0-3) in Grambling, LA.    (courtesy:gsutigers.com)

LSU Tigers Run Roughshod Over Grambling

Hampton Tops Grambling in Brick City Classic

Hampton Pirates (1-0) hold off Grambling Tigers (0-1) late surge in Brick City Classic. (courtesy:hamptonpirates.com)