COVID-19 has caused several programs to opt out of the 2021 spring football season. Still, there are several teams who are continuing on with the season. One of those programs is Southern who defeated Alabama State 24-21 to open its season on Friday and was voted No. 1 in the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls.
The 2021 spring college football season is right around the corner and media members from across the country have selected the 2021 BOXTOROW HBCU Preseason Spring Football All-America Team.
Makur’s injury should remind us that great basketball players have always come from HBCUs.
Bethune-Cookman announced late Thursday that it will join the SWAC beginning in 2021 in a unanimous vote by the B-CU board of trustees, ending the affiliation it had with the MEAC since 1979.
Once upon a time, HBCUs were the place to draft NFL talent. But that hasn’t been the case lately.
This is the 14th year of BOXTOROW’s Top 10 HBCU FCS Recruiting Class Rankings. Recruiting at HBCUs has really stepped up, to the point that HBCUs are regularly landing recruits that would go to small to mid-sized FBS programs.
There were very few changes in the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls as the teams that were expected to win did.
While FAMU had a bye week, losses coupled with upsets caused shifts in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. The Rattlers are the unanimous No. 1 in both polls for the first time in the history of the polls.
The North Carolina A&T Aggies win over South Carolina State in the marquee game of the weekend caused slight shifts in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. Florida A&M defeated Delaware State and remained No. 1.
As Florida A&M handled Morgan State to win its second straight game and stay atop both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls, it was South Carolina State’s victory over Bethune-Cookman in Daytona Beach that caused movements in the polls.
The North Carolina A&T Aggies continue to hold the top spot in HBCU football as the newest rankings of the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls were released on Monday. The Aggies received all of the first place votes in both polls.
The North Carolina A&T Aggies remain No.1 in the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls for the fourth straight week. The Aggies’ reign as the top team in HBCU football goes back to Week 10 of the 2018 season. In the coaches poll, the most significant moves up were made by No. 5 Arkansas-Pine Bluff and […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA. — The defending BOXTOROW national champion North Carolina A&T Aggies received the majority of the first-place votes in the BOXTOROW Media poll and begins the season No. 1 in HBCU football. N.C. A&T opened the season with a 62-0 beating of Saint Augustine’s. The Aggies outpaced No. 2 Alcorn State by 35 points. Speaking of Alcorn […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA. — The 2016 college football season is upon us and media members from around the country have selected the 2016 BOXTOROW Preseason All-America Team. Former BOXTOROW Rookie of the Year and two-time BOXTOROW All-American North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen and another two-time BOXTOROW All-American Alabama State linebacker Kourtney Berry lead the 28-man team. […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA. — After a 2015 season which saw the North Carolina A&T Aggies finish as BOXTOROW national champions and win the inaugural Celebration Bowl 41-34 over Alcorn State, it’s no surprise the Aggies sit atop the preseason BOXTOROW Coaches poll. MEAC co-championships Bethune-Cookman and North Carolina Central – North Carolina A&T was MEAC co-champions as well […]
ATLANTA, GA. — North Carolina A&T All-American running back Tarik Cohen sat at the podiumof the postgame press conference at the Georgia Dome after the Aggies 41-34 victory over Alcorn State in the first-ever Celebration Bowl in Atlanta. During the first quarter, Cohen, who rushed for 295 yards and three touchdowns, left the game do to […]
ATLANTA, GA. — I was wrong. When the first-ever Celebration Bowl was announced back in March and it was noted that the MEAC would have to give up its automatic berth to the FCS Playoffs, I was very much an opponent of the idea. As a former SID at a MEAC school in the late […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA. — The year was 1999. That was last time North Carolina A&T won a national championship. Sixteen years later, they are national champions again. The Aggies 41-34 victory over Alcorn State in the first-ever Celebration Bowl at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Saturday, solidified their place in history as the 2015 […]