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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
10 hours ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons waive reserves Lee, Nissley

The Falcons waived cornerback Saeed Lee and tight end Adam Nissley, two players who never made it to the active roster because of injury, on Tuesday. Lee, who played at Alabama State, was signed by the Falcons on May 13, 2013 after participating in the team’s rookie minicamp following the 2013 NFL draft as a tryout player.
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  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 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. (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...
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

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

Crowell carries Alabama St. past Alcorn St. 49-30

Isaiah Crowell ran for 136 yards and four touchdowns to carry Alabama State past Alcorn State 49-30 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game Saturday night. Crowell had three touchdowns and 99 yards as the Hornets (3-2, 2-2 SAC) opened a 28-7 lead at the half. Then Leland Baker had a sack, forced fumble and recovery on the first play of the third quarter with Crowell scoring on...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 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

Draft Zone Spotlight: Saeed Lee, CB, Alabama State University

Draft Zone Spotlight: Saeed Lee, CB, Alabama State University Saeed is a physical corner who has great length and speed.  Lee, a 5-foot-11, 160-pound corner back, racked up 34 tackles, 26 solos and three for loss, in his senior season in black and gold despite missing two games due to injury during a 7-4 campaign. He had a standout junior season when he racked up five interceptions...
Via NFL Draft Zone
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft Zone Spotlight: Greg Jenkins, QB, Alabama State University

Draft Zone Spotlight: Gregory Jenkins, QB, Alabama State When Greg Jenkins left high school, he decided to play JUCO ball. After an excellent tour of duty with MGCCC, he was en route to Troy University to be the next big dual threat quarterback.  After a turn of events with the Offensive Coordinator leaving for Texas Tech, Greg decided to take his game elsewhere.  He decided to...
Via NFL Draft Zone
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Nigel Carr the HBCU standout LB was released today by the Ravens

After a very good preseason performance, Nigel Carr was informed by the Ravens of his release per a league source.  Carr was a stand out linebacker in the ACC at Florida State before being dismissed.  Carr transferred to Alabama State where he was a top notch linebacker in the SWAC division.  Carr was a tackling machine for the Hornets and will now look to catch on another teams...
Via NFL Draft Zone
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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