- SWAC details spring football plan with Feb. start
- SWAC lays out plans to move football to spring
- Dickerson, McNair among 2020 college HOF class
- Picking winners for every bowl game matchup
College football is back and so is College Gameday. Along with it come all the signs. For Week 0, College GameDay was live from Atlanta for the MEAC/SWAC Challenge with HBCU powers Alcorn State and North Carolina Central facing off.
As the college football season kicks off Saturday with Alcorn State vs. North Carolina Central in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge in Atlanta, Bill Connelly ranks the best HBCU teams in history.
The SWAC announced it will begin its spring football season on Feb. 27, with a plan to play the conference championship game on May 1.
The SWAC has joined other conferences in postponing fall sports, but it is the first to announce specific plans to move football to the spring, including a six-game conference schedule with games beginning in late February or early March.
SMU running back Eric Dickerson, Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch and late Alcorn State quarterback Steve McNair headline the 17 players and two coaches in the 2020 College Football Hall of Fame class.
Kylil Carter passed for six touchdowns and North Carolina A&T racked up enormous offensive totals to beat Alcorn State 64-44 in the Celebration Bowl on Saturday for the Aggies' third consecutive HBCU national championship title.
Here are the key players and storylines for every college football bowl game, including the playoff.
Qwynnterrio Cole made a big fourth-down stop at midfield, Taurence Wilson returned an interception 53 yards with 1:23 left and Alcorn State earned a trip to the Celebration Bowl with a 39-24 win over Southern in the Southwest Athletic Conference...
Felix Harper threw four first-half touchdown passes and then ran for a score after intermission to guide Alcorn State to a 47-6 thumping of Jackson State on Saturday.
Felix Harper threw four touchdown passes -- three to LeCharles Pringle -- and their 44-yard TD connection proved the difference in Alcorn State’s 34-28 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday.
Miguel Mendez kicked a 45-yard field goal in overtime and Grambling handed Alcorn State its first Southwestern Athletic Conference loss 19-16 on Saturday.
Felix Harper threw for 277 yards and accounted for three touchdowns and Alcorn State scored 24 consecutive points in the second half to defeat Southern 27-13 on Saturday.
Felix Harper threw five touchdown passes, Juan Anthony Jr. had 140 receiving yards, and Alcorn State defeated Division II-member Savannah State 42-17 on Saturday.
Once the lightning passed, Alcorn State brought the thunder, forcing five turnovers and defeating Alabama State 35-7 in a Southwest Athletic Conference showdown Saturday night.
Felix Harper threw six touchdown passes, three of them to LeCharles Pringle, and Alcorn State won its second straight Southwestern Athletic Conference game, rolling past Mississippi Valley State for the seventh straight year, 45-19 on Saturday night.
Felix Harper connected with Tim McNair Jr. for a 3-yard touchdown with 40 seconds left in the game and Alcorn State opened its Southwest Athletic Conference play with a thrilling 45-41 victory over Prairie View A&M on Saturday.
Cody Orgeron had two touchdown tosses in the first half and McNeese held off a fourth-quarter Alcorn State rally to hold on for a 17-14 victory on Saturday night.
Niko Duffey ran for two touchdowns and caught a pass for a third as Alcorn State cruised past Division II Mississippi College, 45-7, in the Braves home opener Saturday night.