Former Local HBCU Stars Lead Defenders To First XFL Win

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By Mark F. GrayAFRO Staff Writermgray@afro.com In a town used to inauguration days, the dawn of a new beginning for professional football’s...

NFL Recently Created HBCU Combine Will Highlight Some Stars From Black Colleges

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The NFL recently announced that it will conduct its Combine Series from March 27-29, featuring the Regional Combine Invitational (RCI) and the Historically Black Colleges...

Miles College’s Football Program Is Getting A Boost Thanks To $50K Donation From Bucs...

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston recently blessed an HBCU in Alabama with a sizeable financial donation. The $50,000 donation will help to boost the...

FAMU Set To Land Kansas State QB Transfer John Holcombe

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — It appears as though Florida A&M football has found life after Ryan Stanley: Former Kansas State Quarterback John Holcombe announced his...

Former HBCU Running Back Lenard Tillery Looks For Redemption In XFL

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Once upon a time, the HBCU sent many football players into the NFL. Actually, nearly 10 percent of the inducted Hall of Famers are from...

Alcorn Beats Jackson State To Secure Home Field For SWAC Championship

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JACKSON, Miss. – A huge first half was more than enough for the Alcorn State University football program as it downed Jackson State 41-6 Saturday at Mississippi Veterans Memorial...

Bowie State Remains Undefeated With Win Over Lincoln (Pa.) 65-20

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BOWIE, Md. – In the 12th meeting between Lincoln University of Pennsylvania and No. 15 Bowie State University, the Bulldogs clinched the CIAA North for...

N.C. Central Drops Second Consecutive Conference Game To Bethune-Cookman

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DURHAM, N.C. — North Carolina Central University amassed nearly 150 yards more than Bethune-Cookman University, but a pair of touchdowns...

Grambling State Secures First win Of The Season Over Jackson State, 44-21

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JACKSON, Miss. – The Grambling State University football team stepped into the win column on Saturday evening as they defeated...

Prairie View Tops Grambling 42-36 In State Fair Classic

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DALLAS, Texas – The Grambling State University football team got an early touchdown after Geremy Hickbottom’s 14-yard pass connected with...

Alabama A&M Beat Morehouse 35-30

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CANTON, Ohio — Aqeel Glass threw four touchdown passes, including a 20-yarder to Brian Jenkins Jr. with 3 seconds to...

Morgan State University Upgrades Hughes Memorial Stadium

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Morgan State University’s W.A.C. Hughes Memorial Stadium is currently undergoing a major overhaul of its football field and...

HBCU Athletes Picked In The 2019 NFL Draft

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Tytus Howard (1) of Alabama State to Houston Texans The Houston Texans chose offensive tackle Tytus...

Colin Kaepernick Mural In Atlanta Destroyed Days Before Super Bowl

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Just two days before Super Bowl LIII, a prominent mural of Colin Kaepernick was torn down in Atlanta. The mural, which was located on a...

Aggie Repeat: NCA&T Beats Alcorn for Celebration Bowl Title

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North Carolina A&T continued its Celebration Bowl dominance by defeating Alcorn State 24-22 on Saturday in a rematch of the inaugural game in 2015.  

Morgan State Upsets #4 NCAT Aggies 16-13

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (Sept. 22, 2018) -- Alex Raya's 36-yard field goal as time ran out lifted Morgan State to a 16-13 upset over North Carolina A&T on Saturday night,...

Grambling Holds On In Second Half To Win HBCU National Championship

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After a competitive first half resulting in no points, Grambling State found its spark and rallied to defeat North Carolina Central University in the Air Force Reserve...

Former HBCU Football Player Joins Kaepernick In National Anthem Protest

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San Francisco 49er Antoine Bethea and teammate Eli Harold joined quarterback Colin Kaepernick and safety Eric Reid in protest during the national anthem before Monday’s win over...

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