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2017 Celebration Bowl Tickets on Sale Now

October 2, 2017 | No comments

ATLANTA – With the college football postseason fast approaching, tickets are now on sale for the third annual Celebration Bowl.  As the Bowl season’s opening game, the Celebration Bowl is a championship-style game between the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) champions.  The game will be broadcast live on ABC at noon […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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