Posts Categorized: HBCU Football

SIAC Week 5 Football Players of the Week Announced

ATLANTA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for the fifth installment of the 2013 SIAC Football Season as voted by the SIAC Sports Information Directors Association.   Kentucky State University junior running back Jacquise Lockett and Stillman College sophomore quarterback Josh Straughan were selected as Co-Offensive Players of the Week…. Read more »

SIAC Football Week 5 Recaps

COLUMBIA, SC-Miles College gained 261 yards rushing and took advantage of three turnovers to pull Miles Football way from a close game and defeat Benedict 27-13 on Saturday afternoon at Charlie W. Johnson Stadium.   In a game that was tied 7-7 at the half, the Golden Bears , (2-2, 2-0 SIAC) scored 20 second… Read more »

Benedict’s Martin Epps Named Semifinalist For Scholar-Athlete Award

DALLAS – Benedict College senior safety Martin Epps has been selected as one of 170 national semifinalists for the 2013 National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments.®   The NFF Awards Committee will select up to 16 recipients, and the results will be announced via a national press release on Thursday, October 31…. Read more »

SIAC Week 5 Football Players of the Week Announced

ATLANTA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for the fifth installment of the 2013 SIAC Football Season as voted by the SIAC Sports Information Directors Association.   Kentucky State University junior running back Jacquise Lockett and Stillman College sophomore quarterback Josh Straughan were selected as Co-Offensive Players of the Week…. Read more »

SIAC Football Week 4 Recaps

Special Teams, Defense Propels Fort Valley State Victory Over Benedict Fort Valley State 34, Benedict 30   AUGUSTA, Ga. – Fort Valley State University scored 20 points off a pair of blocked punts and an interception return, and then held off a late Benedict rally to defeat the Tigers 35-30 in the annual Augusta City… Read more »

SIAC Week 4 Players of the Week Announced

Atlanta, GA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for the fourth installment of the 2013 SIAC Football Season as voted by the SIAC Sports Information Directors Association.   After leading his team to a come-from-behind victory against Kentucky State over the weekend, Stillman College sophomore Josh Straughan was named SIAC… Read more »

SIAC Announces Week 3 Players of the Week

ATLANTA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for the third installment of the 2013 SIAC Football Season as voted by the SIAC Sports Information Directors Association.   After leading his team to a victory over Elizabeth City State University over the weekend, Albany State University junior running back Adrian Alexander… Read more »

SIAC Week 2 Football Players of the Week Announced

Atlanta, GA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for the second installment of the 2013 SIAC Football Season as voted by the SIAC Sports Information Directors Association.   Kentucky State University junior running back Jacquise Lockett was named SIAC Offensive Player of the Week, while SIAC Defensive Player of the… Read more »

SIAC Week 1 Football Players of the Week Announced

Atlanta, GA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for the first installment of the 2013 SIAC Football Season as voted by the SIAC Sports Information Directors Association.   Benedict College’s sophomore quarterback Marcus Graham was named SIAC Offensive Player of the Week and Stillman College junior defensive back was named… Read more »

CIAA Boasts Five Football Players Ranked in D2Football.com’s Top 100

HAMPTON, Va. (Sept. 5, 2013) – Five Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (CIAA) student-athletes were named among the Top 100 football players in Division II by D2Football.com, a news website for fans of Division II football. The Top 100 football players list was released last week and includes Winston-Salem State University’s (WSSU) Carlos Fields and Donnie… Read more »

Tuskegee ranked No. 24 in AFCA Preseason Top 25 Poll

WACO, TX–Tuskegee University, the defending SIAC Football Champions, will open up the season as the 24th ranked team in the nation, as the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division II Preseason Top 25 poll was released today.   The Golden Tigers received 124 votes to earn the ranking and will open its 2013 season on… Read more »

11 SIAC Teams in 11 Days: Miles College Golden Bears

Miles was in the driver’s seat of the SIAC for the first nine weeks of the season, until hopes of defending the SIAC championships were diminished by Tuskegee in the final week of the season resulting from a 27-17 loss to the eventual SIAC Champions. As a consolation prize, the Golden Bears earned its first… Read more »

Paine To Play Home Games at Lucy Laney Stadium

AUGUSTA, Ga. – After a 51-year hiatus from football, Lions fans and the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) will again get the chance to witness Paine College football starting in October. The Paine College Athletics Department has announced that the team will play each of their four club games this season at nearby Lucy C…. Read more »