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Pittsburgh Steelers DL Javon Hargrave Named 2019 Black College Football Pro Player of the Year, Presented by NFLPA

ATLANTA, GA (February 20, 2020) – Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Javon Hargrave has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Black College Football Pro Player of the Year, Presented by the NFL Players Association. The prestigious award is presented annually to the top professional football player who attended a Historically Black College and University (HBCU). Building on a breakout 2018 campaign, Hargrave continued his strong play this past season with four sacks, a forced fumble and a career-high 60 tackles, including seven tackles for loss. The former South Carolina State...

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Celebration Bowl provides ‘tremendous opportunity’ for Atlanta’s business community

From the Atlanta Business Chronicle:https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2019/12/20/celebration-bowl-provides-tremendous-oppor...

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North Carolina A&T Wins Third Consecutive Title in 64-44 Thriller

ATLANTA – North Carolina A&T and Alcorn State combined to set several records Saturday at the Celebration Bowl at Mercedes B...

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FOOTBALL BOWL ASSOCIATION RELEASES 2019-20 BOWL SCHEDULE

Several top matchups loom in addition to CFP games This day marked a special Selection Sunday with the long-awaited announcement o...

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Alcorn State University Heads to the Celebration Bowl for the Third Time

ATLANTA – The second invitation to the fifth annual Celebration Bowl – to be played on Saturday, Dec. 21, at noon ET from Merc...

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BLACK COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2019 BLACK COLLEGE FOOTBALL DEACON JONES TROPHY FINALISTS

  Atlanta, GA (December 6, 2019) – The Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCFHOF) announced today four Finalists for the ...

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Minute Maid is on the #roadtoatlanta with us

Catch the #MinuteMaidFresh Tour at a store near you for the chance to win tickets to the game and other prizes courtesy of @cocaco...

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Jackson State’s Jonathan Johnson: A man of perseverance

The drum major for the school’s marching band, Sonic Boom of the South, details his journey to achieving his dream   ...

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Rico Kennedy: A man of many hats

Morgan State linebacker juggles roles as student-athlete, husband, father      BY JERRY BEMBRY | @JERRYBEM...

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