Expect some big plays and tight games when the FCS quarterfinals kick off on Sunday.
- SWAC to hold championship game at neutral site
- SWAC details spring football plan with Feb. start
- SWAC lays out plans to move football to spring
- UAPB drops 'interim' tag for football coach Gamble
The Southwestern Athletic Conference is moving its championship game to a neutral site -- at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson, Mississippi.
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.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff named Charles "Doc" Gamble as its football coach on Thursday, removing the interim tag he was given over two months ago. He replaces Cedric Thomas, who left to become an assistant at Southern Mississippi.
Taeyler Porter rushed for a season-high 197 yards on 30 carries with two touchdowns and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Texas Southern 45-13 on Saturday to post its first winning season in seven years.
Dawonya Tucker ran for 91 yards and three touchdowns and Prairie View A&M defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 37-20 on Saturday.
Jalon Jones threw for one touchdown and ran for another score as Jackson State beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 21-12 on Saturday night.
Wesley Green made a late-game interception to halt a comeback attempt and Grambling held on to beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 39-33 on Saturday night.
Shannon Patrick threw for 312 yards and three touchdowns and Taeyler Porter rushed for two scores and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Mississippi Valley State 38-6 on Saturday.
Taeyler Porter ran 98 yards for the go-ahead score late in the fourth quarter and Arkansas-Pine Bluff held off a second-half rally to defeat Division II member Lane 45-38 on Saturday.
Christopher Chaney rushed for 107 yards, quarterback Ladarius Skelton scored three touchdowns on the ground and Southern defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 31-7 on Saturday night.
Shannon Patrick threw for two touchdowns, including the game-winner to Jeremy Brown on the last play of the game, as Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Tennessee State 37-31 on Saturday.
Skyler Perry threw for three touchdowns and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat NAIA Langston University 53-15 on Saturday night.
Skyler Perry threw three touchdown passes and his backup Shannon Patrick tossed three more as Arkansas Pine Bluff scored 35 unanswered points to beat Alabama A&M 52-34 on Saturday in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener.
Jalen Reagor, TCU's leading receiver last season, dropped three passes and muffed a punt return before making amends late in the third quarter to help the Horned Frogs pull away from Arkansas-Pine Bluff 39-7 on Saturday night in the season opener for...
Arkansas-Pine Bluff has reached across the SWAC to hire former Alcorn State defensive coordinator Cedric Thomas as its new coach.
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Adrian Kollock's 6-yard TD run has been the only score so far, as South Carolina State leads Arkansas-Pine Bluff 7-0 at the half. Coverage of halftime and the second half will move from ESPN to ESPNews. Live on ESPNews, WatchESPN
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff says a freshman walk-on linebacker was shot to death outside his home in Louisiana.