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SWAC Announces 2019 ESPN Football Schedule

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced the upcoming ESPN line-up for the 2019 season highlighted by a total of 13 games that will be featured across ESPN’s networks. “When we began scheduling the upcoming lineup of ESPN games we sought match-ups that would give viewers and the average fan that may not get to attend our games a strong representation of our brand of football,” said SWAC Commissioner Dr. Charles McClelland. “This upcoming slate of games highlights several annual classics, traditional conference rivalries, and matchups that feature t...

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MEAC ANNOUNCES 2019 ESPN FOOTBALL TV SCHEDULE

NORFOLK, Va., July 1, 2019—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its ESPN football package for the 2019 seaso...

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Tarik Cohen, Darius Leonard… is Darryl Johnson up next?

Why Darryl Johnson is ready to be the NFL’s next HBCU sensation. By Will Dean June 18, 2019 ATLANTA – With OTA’s and Min...

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Celebration Bowl Set for Saturday, December 21 on ABC

The Celebration Bowl, in its fifth year, will be televised live on ABC for the fifth consecutive year, kicking off at noon ET, on ...

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BEYONCES HOMECOMING IS AN ILLUMINATING TWO-WAY STREET

The superstar uplifts HBCU culture — and her own journeys home BY KELLEY L. CARTER April 17, 2019 Beyonce, yet again, has g...

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Tarik Cohen and Darius Leonard Named 2018 Black College Football Pro Players of the Year

Atlanta, GA (February 13, 2019) – The Black College Football Hall of Fame announced today that Chicago Bears running back and re...

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Air Force Reserve Returns as Title Sponsor of the 2018 Celebration Bowl

By Master Sgt. James Branch, 94th Airlift Wing Public Affairs / Published December 19, 2018 ATLANTA — After a year break, ...

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North Carolina A&T Defeats Alcorn State 24-22 to Win Second Straight Celebration Bowl

ATLANTA, GA – North Carolina A&T quarterback Lamar Raynard passed for 292 yards and two scores to lift the Aggies to a 24-22...

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WATCH: Full AFR Celebration Bowl Press Conference

On Thursday, December 6, both head coaches as well as bowl Executive Director John Grant were in Atlanta to preview to 2018 Air Fo...

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