Coach Buddy Pough led his team through spring and fall seasons with one goal in mind
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.
Dillon Bredesen kicked a field goal in overtime that gave South Carolina State a 20-17 win over Norfolk State in a regular season finale on Saturday.
Labron Morris rushed for 135 yards and two touchdowns and South Carolina State cruised to a 24-0 victory over North Carolina Central on Saturday.
Corey Fields threw for 333 yards and seven touchdowns Saturday as South Carolina State scored on its opening drive and added five more before halftime to defeat Howard 62-21.
Kylil Carter threw for 267 yards and a score as North Carolina A&T beat South Carolina State 22-20 on Saturday.
Tyrece Nick threw for a touchdown and ran for another as South Carolina State beat Bethune-Cookman 27-19 on Saturday night, snapping the Wildcats' five-game winning streak.
Corey Fields threw a pair of long, second-half touchdown passes and South Carolina State built a three-touchdown lead going into the fourth quarter and held on to beat Morgan State, 24-10 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference battle Saturday night.
Ryan Stanley threw for a career-high 427 yards and had three touchdowns including a scoring strike to Kamari Young with just over a minute remaining to secure the win as Florida A&M beat South Carolina State 42-38 on Saturday afternoon.
Tyrece Nick threw for a career-high five touchdowns as South Carolina State beat Delaware State 38-24 on Saturday night.
Jordan McCloud threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores to help South Florida end an eight-game losing streak with a 55-16 victory over South Carolina State on Saturday.
Four players scored touchdowns, Dillon Bredsen added two field goals and South Carolina State defeated Division II-member Lane 34-0 on Saturday.
— Tyrece Nick had a touchdown pass and ran for a score and South Carolina State picked off four passes en route to a stunning 28-13 victory over Wofford in a season opener for both teams on Saturday.
Defending national champion and top-ranked James Madison placed three players on The Associated Press FCS All-America first team, more than any other school.
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MEAC Offensive Player of the Year Lamar Raynard (right) of North Carolina A & T and Defensive Player of the Year Darius Leonard (left) of South Carolina State, with their awards in New York Tuesday at the National Football Foundation press conference.