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Executive Voice: John T. Grant – ESPN Continues Its Commitment To HBCUs At Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge

Revisit College GameDay Built by The Home Depot's Week 0 Atlanta visit and mark your calendars for more HBCU football action this weekend on ESPN platforms EDITOR’S NOTE: John Thomas Grant, Jr. was named executive director of the Celebration Bowl, Atlanta’s newest college football postseason game owned and operated by ESPN Events, in August 2015. Having worked in the Atlanta market for over three decades, Grant joins ESPN from 100 Black Men of Atlanta (100), where he was the chief executive officer. This year’s Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff was historic for HBCUs and HBCU fo...

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MEAC Champion South Carolina State University to Play in the Cricket Celebration Bowl for the First Time, Dec. 18 in Atlanta

  The sixth annual Cricket Celebration Bowl – to be played Saturday, Dec. 18 at noon ET at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta...

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Black College Football Hall of Fame Announces 2021 Black College Football Player of the Year Award Watch List

At a glance: Award is presented annually to the most outstanding college football player from a Historically Black College & U...

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College GameDay Built by The Home Depot to Kick Off 2021 College Football Season in Atlanta and Charlotte

College Football’s Premier Pregame Show to Originate from Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff for the First Time, August 28 in W...

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Celebrating the Rich History and Significant Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

The Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame is proud to debut a brand-new permanent exhibit on Juneteenth, that celebrates all a...

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ESPN Events Releases Schedule for 2021 College Football Season

Five Kickoff Events and 17 Bowl Games Set for 2021 Celebrating HBCU Football with the Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff, Red Tai...

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ESPN Events Reaches New Agreement with Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and Southwestern Athletic Conference to Continue Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff and Cricket Celebration Bowl

First Take to be On-site in Atlanta for Kickoff Event to Celebrate 2021 College Football Season North Carolina Central vs. Alcorn ...

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NCCU’s Mills Signs NFL Contract with Seattle Seahawks

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletic Communications PALMDALE, Calif. – North Carolina Central senior cornerback Bryan Mi...

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NCAT’s McCain Signs with Denver Broncos

Courtesy of North Carolina A&T State Athletic Communications GREENSBORO, N.C. – Former starting North Carolina A&T Stat...

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