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Florida A&M Rattlers, HBCU Football, Morehouse Tigers, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Prairie View Panthers, Southern Jaguars -

We are more than halfway through the historically black college and university (HBCU) football season, and here are Jay Walker’s most surprising and interesting storylines so far this season: 5. Morehouse College, playing well in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, is now at 7-1 after a win against Benedict College. 4. Southern University, after losing […]

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Bethune-Cookman Marching Wildcats, ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings, Florida A&M Rattlers, Grambling State World Famed Tiger Marching Band, Howard Bison, Jackson State Tigers, Norfolk State Spartans, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Prairie View Panthers, Southern Jaguars, Tennessee State Tigers, Texas Southern Tigers -

The ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings A look at the marvel and majesty of HBCU bands, their culture, their universities, the personalities and performances that make them so unique. Here are the newest ESPN/The Undefeated Band Rankings for the Oct. 1-14 judging period, the third installment this season. Bethune-Cookman regains the top position in the […]

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Florida A&M Rattlers, HBCU Homecoming, Howard Bison, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Southern Jaguars, Tuskegee Golden Tigers -

ESPN analyst Jay Walker, as he does this time of year every year, gives us who he thinks has the best homecoming on historically black college and university (HBCU) campuses. Here are his top 5: 5. Florida A&M University 4. Southern University 3. Tuskegee University 2. N.C. A&T University 1. Howard University Now let the […]

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Alabama A&M Bulldogs, Alabama State Hornets, Alcorn State Braves, Bethune-Cookman Marching Wildcats, Clark Atlanta Panthers, ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings, Fort Valley State Wildcats, Hampton Pirates, Jackson State Tigers, Miles College, Morgan State Bears, Norfolk State Spartans, North Carolina A&T Aggies, North Carolina Central Eagles, Prairie View Panthers, Southern Jaguars, Tennessee State Tigers, Texas Southern Tigers, Tuskegee Golden Tigers, Winston-Salem State Rams -

The ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings A look at the marvel and majesty of HBCU bands, their culture, their universities, the personalities and performances that make them so unique. It’s time for this season’s second ranking of the ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU bands, and we have new top schools in both categories. The new top bands […]

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Alcorn State Braves, Grambling Tigers, Hampton Pirates, HBCU Football, MEAC/SWAC Football Challenge, Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils, NCF, North Carolina A&T Aggies, North Carolina Central Eagles, Prairie View Panthers, Road to the Celebration Bowl, Southern Jaguars, Tennessee State Tigers -

As the last few hot days of summer give way to autumn breezes, bands are putting the final touches on their routines to the latest popular songs and students are assembling back on campuses. It’s clear that it’s time we turn our attention to a new football season. Last year, the best historically black college […]

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HBCU, HBCU News, Nathan Haymer, Southern Jaguars, Southern University Human Jukebox -

Southern University is ending an era of marching band excellence after making the decision to fire band director Nathan Haymer earlier this week. Haymer’s fate was decided days after reports surfaced alleging that the band director had violated state ethics laws by demanding personal payments from organizations after band performances, according to ABC affiliate WBRZ […]

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2018 NFL Draft, Brandon Parker, Danny Johnson, Darius Leonard, Grambling State University, Martez Carter, North Carolina A&T Aggies, South Carolina State Bulldogs, Southern Jaguars -

This could be a very exciting NFL draft for at least four historically black college and university (HBCU) prospects. It’s quite possible that linebacker Darius Leonard from South Carolina State, offensive lineman Brandon Parker from North Carolina A&T, defensive back Danny Johnson from Southern and running back Martez Carter from Grambling State could all hear […]

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2018 NFL Draft, Brandon Parker, Danny Johnson, Darius Leonard, North Carolina A&T Aggies, South Carolina State Bulldogs, Southern Jaguars -

MOBILE, Alabama — Coming out of high school, Danny Johnson (Southern), Brandon Parker (North Carolina A&T), and Darius Leonard (South Carolina State) were snubbed by big schools. They were either too short (Johnson), too slow (Parker), or not smart enough (Leonard). The stereotypers of football had their chance. It’s too late now. Johnson, a 4.0 […]

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A Different World, Bethune-Cookman University, Cheyney University, HBCU, Langston University, Morris Brown College, Southern Jaguars, University of the Virgin Islands, Virginia State University -

Featuring historically black colleges and universities – real or made-up – in television and film continues to influence how viewers look at these black institutions. Black professionalism on TV disappeared. A Different World caused enrollment at HBCUs to https://t.co/q77hxr4dB3 we’ve got these semi-reality shows making starts out of talentless vessels. Why do they produce — […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Harold Carmichael, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Southern Jaguars -

In the midst of an 0-4 start to the 1972 season, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Harold Carmichael was about to embark on what would one day become known as “The Streak.” The second-year wideout probably didn’t think much of his lone, 21-yard reception in the Eagles’ 14-0 loss to Washington on Oct. 8, 1972, but […]

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Bethune-Cookman University, ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings, Grambling State University, HBCU Bands, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Prairie View A&M University, Southern Jaguars -

As the 2017-18 college football season comes to a close, fans of historically black college and university (HBCU) sports all wonder: “Where will we get our band fix now?” Although the HBCU halftime show experience cannot be matched outside of the football field (check out the ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings from this season), there’s […]

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Bethune-Cookman University, ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Southern Jaguars, Southern University Human Jukebox -

The ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings A look at the marvel and majesty of HBCU bands, their culture, their universities, the personalities and performances that make them so unique. Southern University’s Human Jukebox has moved into the top spot in the final ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings for 2017, bumping Bethune-Cookman to No. 3. The […]

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Alcorn State Braves, Coppin State Eagles, Delaware State Hornets, Grambling State University, HBCU Basketball, Morgan State Bears, Norfolk State Spartans, Southern Jaguars, Texas Southern Tigers -

Winter is coming, which means college basketball is starting to heat up. Fans will undoubtedly be watching performances from potential standouts such as Duke’s Marvin Bagley III, Michigan State’s Miles Bridges and Devonte’ Graham from the University of Kansas. But don’t sleep on the hoops stars from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) who are […]

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Bayou Classic, Harold Carmichael, Philadelphia Eagles, Southern Jaguars -

Harold Carmichael addressed a crowd of student-athletes, staff, managers and coaches during the annual Bayou Classic Coaches Luncheon. It was the first time Carmichael was able to enjoy the weekend festivities in more than 20 years. Through the days, Carmichael reminisced with old friends and created memories with new ones. Being around former and current […]

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Austin Howard, Bayou Classic, Devante Kincade, Grambling Tigers, HBCU Football, Martez Carter, NCF, Southern Jaguars, SWAC -

NEW ORLEANS — Martez Carter lay on the turf of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome writhing in pain after an awkward tackle 5 yards in the backfield. A series earlier, he’d fumbled the ball on Grambling’s 38-yard line and Southern cashed it in for a touchdown. This wasn’t the way Carter’s last Bayou Classic was supposed to […]

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Alcorn State Braves, Bowie State Bulldogs, Grambling State University, HBCU Football, Howard University, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Southern Jaguars, Tennessee State Tigers -

The style and grace of student dress at historically black colleges and universities is a defining part of their culture. Even athletes take particular pride in donning a uniform that sartorially embodies their pride in their institution. It is just another fashionable way to represent. This season, HBCU football has been more competitive on that […]

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Bayou Classic, Celebration Bowl, Grambling State University, Grambling Tigers, HBCU Football, Martez Carter, Southern Jaguars, SWAC -

Grambling State University running back Martez Carter remembers the exact moment that has since become his favorite Bayou Classic memory. It was last season. With 6:56 left in the fourth quarter and a 45-23 score favoring the Grambling State Tigers over the Southern University Jaguars, Carter readied himself for the punt return. Carter took off […]

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Alabama A&M Bulldogs, Bethune-Cookman University, ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings, Grambling State World Famed Tiger Marching Band, Jackson State Tigers, Morgan State Bears, Norfolk State Spartans, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Prairie View A&M University, Southern Jaguars -

The ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings A look at the marvel and majesty of HBCU bands, their culture, their universities, the personalities and performances that make them so unique. There is a new top band in this week’s ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings, and it’s the North Carolina A&T State University Blue and Gold Marching […]

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Alabama A&M University, Alabama State Hornets, Bethune-Cookman University, ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings, Florida A&M University, HBCU, Jackson State Tigers, Norfolk State Spartans, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Prairie View A&M University, Southern Jaguars, Texas Southern Tigers -

The ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings A look at the marvel and majesty of HBCU bands, their culture, their universities, the personalities and performances that make them so unique. Anyone who knows historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), or has an appreciation for the black college experience, knows that halftime band performances are a critical […]

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Alabama State Hornets, Alcorn State Braves, HBCU Sports, Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls, Norfolk State Spartans, Southern Jaguars, Tennessee State Tigers, Winston-Salem State Rams -

It’s HBCU football highlights for Week 6 of the season, featuring top plays from Tennessee State (which has two entries on the list), Tuskegee, J.C. Smith, Alcorn State, Southern, Winston-Salem State, Grambling, Alabama State and Norfolk State. We have the best in sports highlights at historically black college and universities (HBCUs) each week at #UndefeatedTop10.

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Alcorn State Braves, Grambling State University, HBCU Football, Howard University, North Carolina A&T Aggies, North Carolina Central Eagles, Southern Jaguars, Tennessee State Tigers -

ESPN analyst Jay Walker is back this week with his Gimme 5 HBCU Power Rankings. He knows historically black college and university (HBCU) football like no one else. So when he lists the top teams going into Week 4, he knows exactly what he’s talking about. Jay does his Gimme 5 rankings each week, all […]

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HBCU Football, MEAC/SWAC Football Challenge, South Carolina State Bulldogs, Southern Jaguars, Walter Payton -

The six nominees for the ninth annual Walter Payton Achievement Award, which is given to one player from each team participating in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge, have been announced. The 13th annual game, which showcases and celebrates teams from historically black colleges and universities, will feature the South Carolina State Bulldogs of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference […]

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Alabama State Hornets, Alcorn State Braves, Bethune-Cookman University, Florida A&M University, Grambling Tigers, Hampton Pirates, Howard Bison, Maryland-Eastern Shore Shore Hawks, MEAC, NCB, NCW, Norfolk State Spartans, North Carolina A&T Aggies, North Carolina Central Eagles, Southern Jaguars, SWAC, Texas Southern Tigers -

For fans of basketball at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Friday and Saturday are the most important days of the year, as fans find out which men’s and women’s teams from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) will battle for automatic bids to the NCAA tournament. This list of […]

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Bayou Classic, Grambling Tigers, HBCU Bands, Most Undefeated 2016, Southern Jaguars, The 5th Quarter -

It was the most wonderful time of the year again. Deep in the heart of New Orleans, native Louisianians, alumni, current students and fans of Southern University and Grambling State University gathered for the 43rd annual Bayou Classic — a battle that has, for decades, determined which school would reign supreme for the year. Each […]

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Bayou Classic, Grambling State University, Grambling State World Famed Tiger Marching Band, HBCU, New Orleans, Southern Jaguars, Southern University Human Jukebox, The 5th Quarter -

It was the most wonderful time of the year again. Deep in the heart of New Orleans, native Louisianians, alumni, current students and fans of Southern University and Grambling State University gathered for the 43rd annual Bayou Classic — a battle that has, for decades, determined which school would reign supreme for the year. Each […]

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Bayou Classic, Devante Kincade, Grambling Tigers, HBCU Football, Southern Jaguars -

Both the Grambling State Tigers and Southern Jaguars came into the 43rd Bayou Classic at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on eight-game winning streaks. The two teams had matching unscathed records in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), too. Even the offensive units came in nearly identical on paper: The Tigers and Jaguars came in […]

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Bayou Classic, Grambling Tigers, HBCU Bands, HBCU Football, New Orleans, Southern Jaguars -

They were in New Orleans for the 43rd edition of the Bayou Classic, of course, with Grambling State and Southern both coming in with 21 victories in the all-time series and sporting 8-0 records against Southwestern Athletic Conference competition this year. If the Nov. 25 Battle of the Bands between the two in-state rivals at […]

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David Banner, HBCU, Southern Jaguars -

Chances are good you’ve jammed to a David Banner beat. The rapper, producer and actor — born Lavell William Crump — has worked with some of the biggest artists in the world, and says he developed his sought-after sound while he was a student (he also was Student Government Association president) at Southern University, where […]

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