HBCU Sports Black College Sports Updates, News & Opinion

  • Despite Bayou Classic changing location, annual matchup still considered ‘sibling rivalry’
    by Kendrick Marshall on January 14, 2021 at 2:43 pm

    For the first time in nearly two decades, the Bayou Classic will not be played in the Superdome. Because the SWAC announced the move to a spring sports season, the 47th edition of the Southern-Grambling State matchup will take place at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Lousiana in 2021. But for Grambling head coach Broderick Fobbs,

  • Jackson State coach Deion Sanders explains that one time a recruit called his mother
    by Kendrick Marshall on January 14, 2021 at 2:21 pm

    Everybody wants to be part of the Deion Sanders experience at Jackson State. And some will explore every avenue to get there. Even if it means contacting the coach’s mother. The first-year head coach has impressed on the recruiting trail in the offseason, earning JSU what appears to be on paper a war chest of

  • SWAC releases 2021 spring All-Conference football team and players of the year
    by HBCU Sports on January 13, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its Spring 2021 Preseason All-SWAC Football team highlighted by Preseason Offensive Player of the Year Felix Harper and Preseason Defensive Player of the Year Keonte Hampton Wednesday. The preseason team was voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors and was announced during day one

  • CIAA announces 2021 Hall of Fame Class
    by HBCU Sports on January 12, 2021 at 6:14 pm

    CHARLOTTE, NC – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announced its 2021 Hall of Fame Class on Tuesday. The CIAA recognizes inductees for their excellence in the conference, significant contributions in the community, leadership within CIAA athletics, and commitment to the conference mission. This year’s class features six inductees, whose accolades within the conference span

  • Sam Washington to be part of ESPN MegaCast during College Football Playoff championship
    by Kendrick Marshall on January 11, 2021 at 8:53 pm

    Historically Black college football fans will have a reason to watch the College Football Playoff national championship game between Ohio State and Alabama. Sam Washington. The North Carolina A&T head coach will be part of ESPN’s College Football Playoff MegaCast providing real-time analysis along with Gene Chizik, Wake Forest head coach Dave Clawson and Liberty

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