HBCU football

The first intercollegiate football contest between Black colleges took place on this day in 1892. Biddle College, now Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., and Livingstone College in Salisbury, N.C., played against one another on Livingstone’s snowy front lawn and gave way to a bowl game that celebrates HBCU football’s excellance. According to historians of […]

Tuskegee kept its Division II playoff hopes alive with a stirring 13-10 come-from-behind victory against SIAC rival Miles Saturday at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala. The Golden Tigers (8-1, 6-1 SIAC) never led until Branden Wilson plunged into the end zone from the two-yard line for the winning score with 1:15 remaining in the game. […]

It was a routine play – just another kickoff return in the college football career of Southern University’s Devon Gales. Unfortunately, that return proved to…

The SWAC West Division showdown between Grambling State and Prairie View A&M in the 90th State Fair Classic at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas Saturday…

Southern’s home field advantage hasn’t been much of an advantage for the Jaguars against SWAC rival Jackson State in recent years as the Tigers hadn’t…

It didn’ take first-year Prairie View A&M coach Willie Simmons long to get into the swing of Labor Day Classic, which pits the Panthers against…

  Post-Thanksgiving weekend is usually a time to rest up for the upcoming week…unless you plan on shopping, in which case, Black Friday is in…

Tuskegee stormed back from a14-point third-quarter deficit Saturday to defeat Miles 48-33 in Fairfield, Ala., and win the SIAC West Division championship. It was the…

Alabama State’s season of promise continued to unravel Saturday in the 73rd Magic City Classic at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala., in front of 67,710…

The 73rd annual Magic City Classic in Birmingham, Alabama is a football tradition that pits two of the state’s top HBCUs against each other. The…

Surely Eddie Robinson, the late legendary coach who built Grambling State into a football power, must be pleased after the G-Men held on to upset…

Tenacious defense and a strong running game have long been the calling card of South Carolina State football. Saturday, the Bulldogs used those two staples…