With Saturday’s game drawing closer, we check in today with al.com’s HBCU reporter, Nick Birdsong, who not only has one of the better Twitter handles around (@birds_word), but also does a great job covering my home state’s SWAC schools.

Birdsong was nice enough to answer a few questions regarding the Hornets’ season and how they managed to arrive at this week’s game at 4-1 in SWAC play. If you want see my reponses to his questions, read more.