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    SE Louisiana: Former Lion Nathan Stanley Making Mark With AFL's San Jose SaberCats

    04-06-2014 09:33 AM


    HAMMOND – Former Southeastern Louisiana quarterback Nathan Stanley is currently thriving as a member of the Arena

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    SE Louisiana: Spring Game Highlights Super Lion Saturday

    04-11-2014 07:22 AM


    HAMMOND – The defending Southland Conference champion Southeastern Louisiana football team will close out spring

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    SE Louisiana: Southeastern Closes Spring With Impressive Spring Game Performance

    04-12-2014 11:42 AM


    HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana offense racked up 443 total yards, while the Lion defense was credited with

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    Nicholls St: Colonel Quarterbacks Shine in Final Spring Scrimmage

    04-12-2014 03:00 PM


    THIBODAUX, La. – The Nicholls State University football team wrapped up its spring practice with its annual Spring

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    Nicholls St: Lardarius Webb Helps Support Nicholls Athletics

    04-16-2014 09:55 AM


    THIBODAUX, La. – Former Colonel stand out and current Baltimore Raven Lardarius Webb has donated $25,000 to Nicholls

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    Nicholls St: Colonel Quarterbacks Throw Out First Pitch

    04-14-2014 09:00 AM


    THIBODAUX, La. – Nicholls State University football quarterbacks Tuskani Figaro, Beaux Hebert and Kalen Henderson

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    Nicholls St: Colonel Football Holds Annual Pro Day

    04-17-2014 06:00 AM


    THIBODAUX, La. – The Nicholls State University football program hosted its annual Pro Day on April 10 at John

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    Nicholls St: Colonel Football Spring Wrap Up

    04-19-2014 06:13 AM


    THIBODAUX, La. – The Nicholls State University football team concluded its 2014 spring season earlier this week.

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    Morehead St: Football Closes Out Spring Practice With Exhibition Game

    04-19-2014 04:45 PM


    The Morehead State football team closed out spring practice with an exhibition game on Saturday afternoon at Jayne

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    Drake: Second-Half Rally Leads Defense In Drake Football Spring Game

    04-19-2014 07:03 PM
    The Drake University football team's defense used a 20-0 rally during the second half of the Bulldogs' annual

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    E. Kentucky: Spring Football Update: Scrimmage #1

    04-05-2014 11:26 AM


    RICHMOND, Ky. – On a crisp and breezy Saturday morning, the Eastern Kentucky University football team held its

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    E. Kentucky: Spring Football Update: Practice #10

    04-11-2014 09:15 AM


    RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University football player Matt Lengel hasn't seen much time on the gridiron

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    E. Kentucky: Spring Football Update: Scrimmage #2

    04-12-2014 11:08 AM


    RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team held its second scrimmage of the spring season Saturday

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    E. Kentucky: Spring Football Update: Practice #13

    04-18-2014 05:26 AM


    RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University football player Brandon Stanley is one of the few veteran returning

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    N. Dakota St: “Those Who Stay WILL BE CHAMPIONS” Film to Premier at Sixth Annual Bison Showcase

    04-07-2014 10:45 AM


    North Dakota State University athletics is proud to announce, "Those Who Stay Will Be Champions" film

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    N. Dakota St: Bison Complete First Scrimmage to Mark Halfway Point of Spring Camp

    04-12-2014 10:55 AM


    FARGO, N.D. - North Dakota State marked the halfway point of spring football by conducting its first scrimmage

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    N. Dakota St: NDSU National Championship Fan Collection Now On Sale

    04-16-2014 11:15 AM


    FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State University and Jostens have partnered to let fans claim their piece of history

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    N. Dakota St: NDSU Completes Third Week of Spring Football

    04-19-2014 09:30 AM


    FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State completed its third week of spring football camp with a 70-play scrimmage Saturday,

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    NC Central: NCCU FOOTBALL HOSTS SPRING GAME ON FRIDAY

    04-09-2014 07:45 AM


    DURHAM, N.C. – The North Carolina Central University football program, under the direction of first-year head

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    NC Central: NCCU SPORTS NETWORK TO BROADCAST SPRING GAME ON FRIDAY NIGHT

    04-10-2014 05:33 PM


    DURHAM, N.C. – The NCCU Sports Network has announced that it will broadcast the Maroon and Gray game on Friday

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  • The MEAC B-CU, NCA&T and SCSU Win Big, HBCU Poll

    Statement wins came in week three for several teams in the HBCU Major Division Poll Rankings. Three new teams enter into the poll rankings. The top three spots remain the same. In week four, there are no top ten matchups, but all ten SWAC teams are in conference action. There is one Major Division versus Mid-Major Division matchup featuring ranked MEAC and SIAC teams in the Palmetto Capital City Classic.


    By Dr. J. Kenyatta Cavil and Guest Columnist Demetrius Gatewood
    Inside the HBCU Huddle Columnists
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    HBCU Major Division Top 10 – Week 3

    Rank Team & Mascot Record FPV Points PWR

    1 Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (3-0) 7 113 1

    2 N. C. A&T Aggies (2-0) 5 96 2

    3 @ Tennessee State Tigers (2-1) - 91 3

    4 S. C. State Bulldogs (1-2) - 85 6

    5 Jackson State Tigers (1-2) - 68 4

    6 N. C. Central Eagles (2-1) - 56 NR

    7 Alcorn State Braves (2-1) - 51 NR

    8 Alabama State Hornets (1-2) - 32 9

    9 Southern Jaguars (1-2) - 25 NR

    10 Prairie View A&M Panthers (1-2) - 16 7

    FPV = First Place Votes; PWR = Previous Week Ranking; NR = Not Ranked
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    @ Tennessee State
    @ = TSPN & 3C 2012 HBCU Football Major Division National Champion

    Dropped Out: Alabama A&M Bulldogs-(1-2), Arkansas-P. B. Golden Lions-(0-3), Howard Bison-(1-2)

    Receiving Votes: Florida A&M Rattlers-(1-2)-11

    MEAC programs make a statement, Wildcats, Aggies, and Bulldogs: No. 1 BCU wins against FBS program, Alabama State and SU get in the win column

    The No. 1 Bethune-Cookman Wildcats went on the road and punished the Florida International Golden Panthers, 38-13, picking up an FBS win. This is the third win over a FBS program or FBS transitional program for a MEAC member, as the North Carolina A&T Aggies defeated the Appalachian State Mountaineers last weekend. The Wildcats with 113 points and seven first-place votes will seek to take on a bigger challenge this week as the travel to Tallahassee to face the No. 8 Florida State Seminoles of the ACC. The No. 2 Aggies remain in second in the poll rankings after defeating the Elon Phoenix, 23-10. The North Carolina A&T Aggies with 96 points and five first place votes are open this weekend as they prepare to enter into MEAC action.

    In the 24th John Merritt Classic, the No. 3 Tennessee State Tigers defeated the No. 5 Jackson State Tigers, 26-16, with the Tiger defense forcing six turnovers (5 INT). With a weekend open, the Tennessee State Tigers will gain an extra week to prepare as they enter into OVC play. The Jackson State Tigers will host the Texas Southern Tigers for a Thursday night game televised on ESPNU 6:30pm CT as the SWAC has a full slate of conference games this weekend.

    The No. 4 South Carolina State Bulldogs mangled the Alabama A&M Bulldogs, 32-0. The South Carolina State Bulldogs will face their cross down rival in the No. 3 Benedict Tigers (Mid-Major Division) in the Palmetto Capital City Classic. The Bulldogs close out the top five teams in the poll rankings.

    North Carolina Central enters back into the top 10 poll rankings at No. 6. The Eagles defeated the upstart football program in the Charlotte 49ers (a transitional FBS program), 40-13. The No. 6 North Carolina Central Eagles will host the Towson Tigers whom will play a MEAC member for the second consecutive week. Also entering into the poll rankings this week are the Alcorn State Braves after defeating their in-state foe the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils, 35-28. The Braves are in the poll rankings for the first time this season at number seven.

    The No. 8 Alabama State Hornets and the No. 9 Southern Jaguars earned big SWAC wins over the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions, 40-39, and No. 10 Prairie View Panthers, 62-59/2OT, respectively in narrow and wildly offensive showcases. In the Panthers versus Jaguars game, both offenses combined for just under 1,400 total yards. The Hornets will host the winless Grambling State Tigers, while the Jaguars will hit the road to face the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils. As the Panthers close out the top ten poll rankings with the final spot, they will seek to get back on track as the play their first home game of the season against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs.

    Falling out of the top 10 poll rankings this week are the Alabama A&M Bulldogs, Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions, and Howard Bison. The Alabama A&M Bulldogs lost to South Carolina State Bulldogs, 32-0. The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions lost to the Alabama State Hornets, 40-39, while the Howard Bison lost to the Old Dominion Monarchs, 76-19. The Florida A&M Rattlers received 11 points keeping them just outside of the top 10 poll rankings.