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SWAC Preview and Predictions: Southern Heritage Classic Highlights Week Three

Tom Smith and Tennessee State are looking to rebound from a Week Two loss to Alabama State. (TSU photo)Jackson State vs. Tennessee State (Southern Heritage Classic)It's only week three, but it's not a stretch to say that this is a must-win for Tennessee State. TSU came into the season looking  to return to the playoffs and win the Ohio Valley Conference. Two games in to...
Via HBCU Gameday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

FCS Report: Alabama State's Upset Shakes Up Power Rankings

Mike German and Tennessee State fell short against Alabama State. (Montgomery Advertiser)Game Of The Week: Alabama State holds off Tennessee StateTennessee State came into this game as the favorite (yeah, we picked them too), but Alabama State had other ideas. ASU took control of the game early on and held it for most of the game, leading TSU 27-8 at one point in the fourth quarter...
Via HBCU Gameday
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama State holds off Tennessee State 27-21

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Malcolm Cyrus had 171 yards rushing and 86 yards receiving Saturday night to help Alabama State beat Tennessee State 27-21. Cyrus ran the ball 26 times with only one carry going for negative yards. He also had a 70-yard touchdown catch to give the Alabama State (1-1) a 17-2 lead early in the third quarter. Tennessee State (1-1) trailed 27-8 at the start of...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jumping The Gun: Website Displays Tennessee State/Alabama State Stats Four Days Before Game

Tennessee State and Alabama State aren't set to meet on the field until Saturday afternoon, but Sidearm Sports is apparently confident about the first half. Check out the screenshot from the site. @HBCUGameday According Bama St. It is 3rd quarter. TSU is up 20 - 7 ???http://t.co/AUCwJ4nbve http://t.co/Kh00FHrOuu— 28th & Jefferson (@28andJefferson) September 3, 2014Obviously...
Via HBCU Gameday
11 days ago  |  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 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...
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...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 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

Alabama State bests Prairie View in OT 48-42

Malcolm Cyrus rushed for a career-high 241 yards and two touchdowns as Alabama State defeated Prairie View 48-42 in overtime in a key Southwestern Athletic Conference matchup on Saturday. Cyrus's 7-yard touchdown run on the first possession in overtime for Alabama State (5-2, 5-1 SWAC) came after Prairie View's Christopher Barrick missed a 36-yard field goal to open the...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama State beats Grambling State 52-21

Malcolm Cyrus and Isaiah Crowell each ran for two touchdowns as Alabama State gained 667 total yards in a 52-21 win over Grambling State on Saturday. Cyrus began a string of 28 straight first-half points for Alabama State (2-2, 2-1 SWAC) with a 5-yard score. A 28-yard touchdown pass from Daniel Duhart to Everett Miles, a short touchdown run by Crowell and a 19-yard interception...
Via AP on Fox
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Alabama State FS Kejuan Riley Interview

  Kejuan Riley FS, Alabama State I had the chance this week to Alabama State Free Safety Kejuan Riley. Riley declared for the 2013 NFL Draft after an outstanding career at Alabama State, where he set the FCS record in interceptions. Riley is one of the best FCS players coming into the draft and has impressed scouts with his ball-hawking skills. Here is our interview.  Q: First...
Via thepigskinreport.com
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama St. 19, Grambling St. 18

Greg Jenkins' late touchdown run helped Alabama state rally to beat the defending Southwestern Athletic Conference champion Grambling State 19-18 Saturday night. Alabama State (2-1, 1-1) trailed Grambling State late in the second quarter before Jenkins' 9-yard pass to T.C. McWilliams put the Hornets ahead at halftime 7-6. The Tigers (0-3, 0-2) scored on their last possession...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Crowell Headed to Alabama State

Report: Crowell Headed to Alabama Stateimage credit www.usatoday.com Just days after being booted from the Georgia football team, star running back Isiah Crowell seems to have found a landing spot according to UGAsports.com. It looks as if Crowell will play for Alabama State. The Hornets are an HBCU school that plays football in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.  Alabama State...
Via BeyondUSports
July 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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