Football

WSSU Holds On For 35-28 Win Over Cal (Pa.), in NCAA DII 2nd Playoff...

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WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The #3 ranked Winston-Salem State University rode the back of running back Nicholas Cooper's 118 yards and three touchdowns, and Kameron...

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 attempt at a...

Four Decades Later: The Road To The Orange Blossom Classic Revival

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In 1933, a Florida A&M University administrator, J.R.E.Lee Jr., who happened to be the son of the university’s president, J.R.E. Lee Sr., founded the...

Kentucky State University Football Announces 2020 Schedule

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2020 football schedule announced - Kentucky State University Athletics The Kentucky State University football program has announced its schedule for the 2020 football season. "This is...

Bowie State Remains Undefeated After Chowan Win

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The No. 19 Bowie State Bulldogs (6-0, 3-0 CIAA, 1-0 North) made it six wins in a row following Saturday’s 41-10 CIAA Northern Division...

NFL: How NFL legends Deacon Jones and Jerry Rice put Mississippi Valley State on...

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HBCUs have a legacy of bringing top football talent to the NFL. Although its contributions have been at times overlooked, Mississippi Valley State University...

Former Coach And Athletics Director Bill Hayes To Be Honored With Statue At Bowman...

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A statue honoring revered HBCU football coach Bill Hayes is taking shape and ready to be brought to Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, North...

Former Blue-Chip Recruit Likely to Play for FBS School After Attending Texas Southern

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When a former big-time recruit ends up at an HBCU, it's usually because things didn't work out at a bigger school. Former five-star receiver...

Texas Senate Bill Removes Language In Classrooms That KKK is ‘Morally Wrong,’ And More

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A new Texas Senate bill is removing negative language about the Ku Klux Klan, in addition to Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A...

FAMU Quarterback Ryan Stanley Finalist For The Black College Football Player Of The Year

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Florida A&M University's redshirt senior quarterback Ryan Stanley has been announced as one of the finalist for the Black College...

NFL HBCU Combine List Has Been Released

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HBCU family, here’s to all the football players at the historically black colleges and universities who have been invited to participate in the NFL...

Savannah State University Taps Aaron Kelton As New Head Football Coach

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Savannah State University has chosen Aaron Kelton, who has previously worked at HBCUs like Howard University and Virginia State University, to be the newest...

Hampton’s Grooms named VaSID First Team All-State

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HARRISONBURG, Va. – Hampton University senior defensive end Miles Grooms has been named First Team All-State by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID), as...

Kentucky State Quarterback, Martez James arrested for sexual harassment before Chicago Football Classic

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A Kentucky State University quarterback in town for the 2012 Chicago Football Classic was arrested Saturday after police said he followed a housekeeper into...

Former Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Joins Football Staff at Jackson State

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Former NFL head coach Mike Zimmer will be joining Deion Sanders at Jackson State as an analyst for the football team.

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...

Clark Atlanta University Junior Is Nation’s Only HBCU Football Player Majoring In Fashion Design

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ATLANTA    Darion "Spoon" Weatherspoon is a tough-as-nails defensive back for the Clark Atlanta University Panthers football team.  But there's something else about this 20-year-old...

Vanderbilt University Football Coach Wants to Create Opportunities for HBCUs

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Disparity in college athletics is nothing new. College football just has shinier and more glaring examples of it. For every Texas locker-television-nameplate, there’s a program...