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Alabama State rallies in 2nd half to beat MVSU 73-62

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) Torloft Thomas scored 17 of his 22 points in the second half as Alabama State overcame a 14-point halftime deficit and beat Mississippi Valley State 73-62 on Saturday night. Thomas made four 3-pointers, finished 5 of 5 from the floor and made all three free-throw attempts in the second half. Tony Armstrong added 13 points for Alabama State (8-14, 3-7 Southwestern...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Pine Bluff outlasts Alabama State, 59-55

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Ghiavonni Robinson scored 15 points, including two clutch free throws down the stretch, to help Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Alabama State 59-55 on Monday night. The win snapped a nine-game losing streak for Arkansas-Pine Bluff, and was the Golden Lions first road win since their season opening victory at Seattle University. After two Tony Armstrong free throws...
Via Associated Press
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama State survives Mississippi Valley State 75-74 in OT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Jamel Waters' had 13 points, and his late layup at the end of overtime proved to be the difference as Alabama State beat Mississippi Valley State 75-74 on Saturday. The Bulldogs took their only lead in overtime when Damian Young made 1 of 2 free throws with 31 seconds. Alabama State's Bobby Brown missed a 3 as time was expiring, but Waters grabbed the rebound...
Via Associated Press
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

SWAC honors Grambling's Williams, Alabama State's Berry

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Grambling State quarterback Johnathan Williams is the Southwestern Athletic Conference offensive player of the year and Alabama State linebacker Kourtney Berry earned defensive honors. The league announced the All-SWAC teams and individual awards on Wednesday after voting by coaches and sports information directors. Alcorn State wide receiver Marquise Warford...
Via Associated Press
December 02, 2015  |  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
September 25, 2015  |  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
September 17, 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

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

Alabama State Dance Off W/ GIFs

Last week a couple of HBCU football stars showed off their dance moves in the barrage of "Happy" videos. Well the good folks at Alabama State did them one better and matched up its football players against each other in a dance-off before Saturday's spring game. Who won? Well DT Roderick Henderson gets our vote.
Via HBCU Gameday
April 16, 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

First Place On The Line In MEAC, SWAC

The Alabama State/Southern winner will take sole possession of the SWAC lead. Alabama State (11-6, 5-1) at Southern(10-10, 6-1) It's early into the conference season, but a glance at the standings tells you this game is a big one. The winner of this game will take over sole possession of first place in the SWAC. Southern responded with a solid 66-52 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday...
Via HBCU Gameday
January 27, 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. (AL.com 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 Associated Press
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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