Black College Football HOF Announces 2017 Player of the Year Award Watch List

August 16, 2017 | No comments

Courtesy of the Black College Football Hall of Fame Full Release Here At a glance: Award to be presented to the most outstanding college football player from a Historically Black College & University (HBCU). Watch List is composed of 50 players from 27 different Historically Black Colleges & Universities. Players per Conference: MEAC (15), SWAC […]


2017 Celebration Bowl to Open Bowl Season on ABC

May 10, 2017 | No comments

The Celebration Bowl will once again be televised live on ABC and open the bowl season. The postseason college football bowl game will kick off at noon ET on Saturday, Dec. 16, at the brand new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The Celebration Bowl, which showcases the heritage, legacy, pageantry and tradition of Historically Black Colleges […]


Grambling Mascot Highlighted in AFR Citizen Airman Magazine

May 2, 2017 | No comments

*Note* – this story originally appeared in the April 2017 issue of Citizen Airman Magazine A Tiger’s Tale: To Salute or not salute Citizen Airman/Apr. 2017 — There are many times in the military when service members are faced with making a quick decision about whether or not to render a salute. But very rarely […]


Two Celebration Bowl Alums Selected in 2017 NFL Draft

May 1, 2017 | No comments

Two Celebration Bowl champions were selected in the 2017 NFL Draft this past weekend in Philadelphia. Chad Williams, Grambling State’s leading receiver in their 10-9 victory over North Carolina Central in 2016, was selected in the 3rd round (98th overall) by the Arizona Cardinals. Williams logged 90 catches for 1,337 yards and 11 touchdowns in his senior season. […]


Inaugural Bowl MVP Tarik Cohen Named HBCU Player of the Year

February 26, 2017 | No comments

The Celebration Bowl would like to congratulate North Carolina A&T RB Tarik Cohen on being recognized as inaugural Black College Football Player of the Year. Cohen rushed for 295 yards and 3 TD in the inaugural Celebration Bowl, leading his Aggies to a 41-34 win over Alcorn State and earning Offensive MVP honors. The full […]