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Alabama State adds Kennesaw State, completes 2016 schedule

The 2015 season is still a few days away, but Alabama State already has its 2016 schedule done and is working on 2017. ASU and Kennesaw State have agreed to a four-year home-and-home agreement, the school announced on Monday. "With the Southwestern Athletic Conference's move back to a seven-game league schedule beginning in 2017, we have been very aggressive in adding quality opponents...
Via HBCU Gameday
4 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama State and Tuskegee to restart football rivalry

One of black college football’s most storied rivalries will soon be reborn. Alabama State and Tuskegee have agreed to start a four-year series starting in 2017. The first game is slated for Sept. 2, 2017.The two Alabama HBCUs have played each other 99 times in their history, but have not met since 2012 when Tuskegee pulled out a 27-25 win in the Turkey Day Classic. "We are excited...
Via HBCU Gameday
9 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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

Seminoles Overwhelm Alabama State

Saturday March 21, 2015 Courtesy of TheACC.com LINK: PITT’S UPSET WIN KEYS ACCWBB TO ANOTHER PERFECT DAY IN NCAA TOURNAMENT Noles Too Much for Alabama State TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State head coach Sue Semrau said earlier this season that the Seminoles had more quality depth this year than at any other point of her 18-year tenure. That depth carried FSU to its best regular...
Via Noled Out
March 21, 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

Brown's 22 points lead Alabama St past MVSU, 93-62

Bobby Brown scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds off the Alabama State bench to spark the Hornets to a 93-62 victory over Mississippi Valley State Saturday. Tied at 24-24 with under six minutes left in the first half, Alabama State rolled off a 17-4 run for a 41-28 halftime advantage and outscored the Delta Devils 52-34 in the second half. Brown was 7 of 11 from the field...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama State overwhelms Auburn-Montgomery 78-51

DeMarcus Robinson made 8 of 16 field goals and scored 21 points to lead Alabama State to a 78-51 victory over Auburn-Montgomery, an NAIA school, Saturday. Brandon Graham, who made all three of his attempts from beyond the arc, contributed 15 points and 10 rebounds for Alabama State (5-5). Luther Page added 10 points and Maurice Strong had 12 rebounds and nine points. Alabama State...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  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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