HBCU Classic Sports

               May 2022

    Football Edition, Volume I

SWAC FOOTBALL

Celebration Bowl

SC State

31

Jackson State

10

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

2021 All-SWAC Football Team

Source: swac.org

courtesy: Jackson State Athletics

JSU Tigers Shock the College Football World

Jackson State Dispatches Mississippi Valley

      Jackson State Tigers (7-1) undefeated in FCS, avoid trap, put down feisty MVSU (2-6) in Jackson.                       (courtesy: jsutigers.com)

Jackson State Annihilates Bethune-Cookman

JSU Tigers (6-1) walk it, like they talk it; WR, Malachi Wideman, 163 yds., 4 TDs; Bethune (0-8) can’t get right.    (courtesy: jsutigers.com)

 

JSU Defense Sets Sack Record Crush Bulldogs

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

Jackson State Struggles with DII Delta State

      JSU Tigers (3-1) get ugly win, but struggle mightily with DII, Delta Statesmen (2-2) in Jackson, MS.                  (courtesy: gojsutigers.com)

           ULM (1-1) kicks their way to victory, 4 FGs, over Jackson Tigers (2-1) who miss prime opportunity.                      (courtesy: ulmwarhawks.com)

Jackson State Defeats Tennessee State in Southern Heritage Classic

        JSU Tigers (2-0) make statement with second quality win over rival Tennessee St. Tigers (0-2).                          (courtesy: gojsutigers.com)

Jackson State Squeaks Past FAMU

  Jackson St. (1-0) hangs on for Orange Blossom Classic win over Florida A&M (0-1) in Miami Gardens.          (courtesy: gojsutigers.com)

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

courtesy: AAMU Athletics

JSU Defense Sets Sack Record Crush Bulldogs

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

Explosive 2nd Quarter Lifts GSU past AAMU

Don’t call it an upset, Grambling Tigers (2-3) play Tiger football, stun Alabama A&M (3-1) in Grambling,.            (courtesy: gsutigers.com)

Bulldogs Escape Golden Tigers Trap

Bulldogs Survive Wildcats Rally

Alabama A&M Notches Thriller Over SC State 

AAMU (1-0) QB, Aqeel Glass passes for 426 yds., 4TDs survives SC State before 12,300 in Huntsville.
     (courtesy:aamusports.com)

courtesy: Alcorn Athletics

Wildcats Rally for First Win of 2021

     Bethune Wildcats (1-8) rally from 17-7 halftime deficit to stun Alcorn Braves (5-4) on Senior Day.                  (courtesy: bcuathletics.com)

Alcorn celebrates Homecoming over Grambling

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

South Alabama Holds Off Alcorn 

Alcorn Braves Stun Demons Late

   Alcorn Braves (1-1) rise up on FBS, Northwestern State (0-2), defend Spinks-Casem in Lorman, MS.               (courtesy: alcornsports.com)

courtesy: Arkansas Pine Bluff Athletics

Hornets win third consecutive home game

      Alabama State Hornets (3-2)  still in hunt, knock off, UAPB (1-4) suffers 3rd consecutive loss.                    (courtesy: bamastatesports.com)

Panthers Remain Undefeated in League Play

      Prairie View (3-1) balanced attack dominates clock, sends UAPB (1-3) to third consecutive loss.                   (courtesy: pvpanthers.com)

UAPB Wins Debut Over Lane

    SWAC West Champs, UAPB (1-0) handle their business; defeat DII, Lane Dragons (0-1) in Pine Bluff.            (courtesy: uapblionsroar.com)

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

Tigers Defeat Southern To Claim SWAC Victory

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

Troy Defense Shines Over Southern

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

Southern Tabs Jason Rollins

Southern selects Jason Rollins as Interim Head Coach to replace Dawson Odums.
  (courtesy: theadvocate.com)

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)