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Richardson, Alabama State beat Texas Southern 41-23

HOUSTON (AP) Ellis Richardson threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Alabama State to a 41-23 victory over Texas Southern on Thursday night. Texas Southern took a 23-20 lead late in the third quarter when Averion Hurts found Derrick Griffin in the back of the end zone for a 10-yard touchdown. But Alex Anderson returned the ensuing kickoff 75 yards to give...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama State beats Mississippi Valley State 45-15

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) Ellis Richardson rushed for three touchdowns and passed for two more to lead Alabama State to its first victory, 45-15 over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday night. The Hornets (1-3, 1-2 Southwestern Athletic) rolled up 444 yards offense in picking up their sixth consecutive victory over the Delta Devils (0-4, 0-3). Richardson was 11-of-18 passing for 127...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Barlow-Herbert Young scuffle captured on audio and it is wild

Audio of a scuffle between former Alabama State head football coach Reggie Barlow and an Alabama State University board member was released Thursday, and it paints an ugly picture. Barlow (pictured) is suing the school for wrongful termination after being voted out of his job a few games into last season. As part of his suit, board member Herbert Young was scheduled to be deposed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

ASU’s Reggie Barlow says he was attacked by trustee

Earlier today, we reported about a brawl that had taken place between two Texas drill team dancers, but it seems as though they aren’t the only ones who don’t know how to keep their hands to themselves. According to WSFA 12, former Alabama State University head coach Reggie Barlow is filing criminal charges against an ASU Board of Trustee member, Herbert Young, after claims that...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Barlow allegedly choked by Alabama State BOT member during deposition

( photo)Just when you thought the Alabama State-Reggie Barlow saga was done, a new twist gets thrown at us. Barlow's attorney says a member of ASU's board of trustees put his hands around the throat of the former football coach during a deposition, according to WSFA. ASU trustee Herbert Young put hands around Fmr Coach Reggie Barlow's neck during depositions, per Barlow attny...
Via HBCU Gameday
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama State Senator Proposes Bill About Kickoff Times For College Games

Last Saturday, the Auburn Tigers opened their home schedule with an overtime win over FCS foe Jacksonville State. The game kicked off at 11 AM local time, and one member of the Alabama state legislature doesn’t want to see games kicking off that early: Sen. Trip Pittman thinks another pressing issue needs to be addressed immediately: early morning football games. During Wednesday...
Via Gamedayr
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn agrees to play Alabama State in football

Earlier this week, Alabama State's football program announced the revival of a series with its fiercest rival, Tuskegee. The team announced the introduction of a series with a big-time in-state foe on Saturday. Alabama State will play at Auburn in 2018, the school announced."We are pleased to announce our future football matchup with Auburn," Interim Athletic Director Melvin Hines...
Via HBCU Gameday
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama State Senators Write Bill Urging Auburn Football To Claim 9 National Championships

They may not quite have the accomplishments of hated rival Alabama, but the Auburn Tigers have a proud football history in their own right. Auburn football currently claims two national titles—1957 and 2010—but seven Alabama state senators have put forth a bill to urge the program to claim another seven championships.  State Senators are debating legislation which urges Auburn...
Via College Spun
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: FSU Matches Up Against FGCU in Round of 32

After a dominating 91-49 performance against the Alabama State Hornets, Florida State hopes to impress the home crowd once more on Monday night against in-state foe, Florida Gulf Coast. Shakayla Thomas posted a great stat-line of 17 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 steals while Leticia Romero came close to a triple-double with 14 points, 10 assists, and 8 rebounds in the previous contest...
Via Noled Out
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: FSU Women Open Up NCAA Tournament Against Alabama State

Seminole fans filed in to the Tucker Civic Center on Monday to watch the Florida State women’s basketball team get its highest seeding ever in the NCAA Tournament. Under the watch of the ACC and ESPNW Coach of the Year Sue Semrau, the ‘Noles have stomped their way to a 29-4 overall record and their first ever appearance in the ACC Championship. A strong tournament performance...
Via Noled Out
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama State hires Brian Jenkins away from Bethune-Cookman

  Brian Jenkins has agreed to become Alabama State's new coach following a successful run at Bethune-Cookman. Interim Athletic Director Melvin Hines announced the Jenkins' hiring on Tuesday. Jenkins posted a 46-14 record in five seasons with the Wildcats. He led Bethune-Cookman to at least a share of four Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference titles, along with three FCS playoff berths...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama State Champs

South Carolina defeated Alabama two games to one over the weekend at Carolina Stadium.  Add to that last weekend’s series victory over Auburn, and the Gamecocks can claim the Alabama state championship.  LSU and Mississippi State have the same opportunity, but since Carolina doesn’t play either of them in the regular season, I’m comfortable declaring the Gamecocks at the...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Alabama State’s Spring Game Featured An Epic Dance-Off

Alabama might have all of the fancy National Championships, but it seems like Alabama State has just as much fun on the gridiron. The team’s Black & Gold Spring Game featured an excellent dance-off, where the coaches called out specific players, ring drill-style, to have a dance-off. Eventually, the coaches themselves got into the action. Everyone seemed to have a great time...
Via College Spun
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Character Check: Running Back Isaiah Crowell

It could very well be that the best pure runner may go completely undrafted, with the talented Isaiah Crowell of Alabama State entering the NFL draft after cutting short an otherwise promising beginning to his NFL career. When it comes to the plurality of running back skills—patience, vision, power, etc.—Crowell checks off nearly every box on the list, but may still be looking...
Via Optimum Scouting
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama State Switches Up TDC Date With Eye On FCS Playoffs

Daniel Duhart and Alabama State could be headed for the FCS playoffs. (The Advocate photo)Last year, Alabama State fans were shocked to find out that their team would not be playing Tuskegee in the Turkey Day Classic as they decided to pursue the Division II playoffs. This year, Alabama State has shaken up it's schedule as it relates to the classic, with an eye towards the FCS playoffs...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama State Soccer Player Dies After Bout With Lupis

The Alabama State women's soccer team is mourning the loss of one of its players. Alexandria Ayers died on this past weekend after an extended battle with Lupus.  "Anytime a young person passes away so early in life is sad," Head Coach Jodie Smith said.  "But to have it be a member of our team brings home the idea of how important those lifelong friendships and memories you ...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama State rallies past MVSU 75-70

Jamel Waters scored six of his 15 points in the final 1:11 as Alabama State, after falling behind by as many as seven in the second half, rallied past Mississippi Valley State 75-70 on Saturday night. The Hornets (14-7, 8-2 Southwest Athletic Conference) won their fourth straight and are second in the SWAC behind Southern. Southern's lone conference loss came at the hands of...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Four HBCU Players Among Record 98 Early-NFL Draft Entries

Alabama State's Isaiah Crowell is headed to the NFL Draft after three seasons. ( photo)Four HBCU prospects are among a record 98 underclassmen who have declared eligibility for May's NFL Draft. Headlining the group is Isaiah Crowell, the former UGA running back who played his final two seasons at Alabama State.Check out the rest of the list here:DB-Nick Addison, Bethune-CookmanCase...
Via HBCU Gameday
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama State defeats Stillman 41-28

Jahaad Coleman rushed for touchdowns of 9 and 78 yards and Daniel Duhart passed for two more as Alabama State scored the last 20 points in a 41-28 come-from-behind victory over Division II Stillman in the 90th annual Turkey Day Classic. Alabama State (8-4) cruised out 14-0 but a string of big plays helped Stillman put a scare into the Hornets. Stillman (6-5) scored on a kickoff...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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