2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
5-6, 4th in SWAC - East
Alabama State extends lead on Joshua Knight's TD catch (0:48)
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104dBill Connelly

Ranking the best HBCU football teams of all time

As the college football season kicks off Saturday with Alcorn State vs. North Carolina Central in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge in Atlanta, Bill Connelly ranks the best HBCU teams in history.

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SWAC details spring football plan with Feb. start

The SWAC announced it will begin its spring football season on Feb. 27, with a plan to play the conference championship game on May 1.

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1yHeather Dinich

SWAC lays out plans to move football to spring

The SWAC has joined other conferences in postponing fall sports, but it is the first to announce specific plans to move football to the spring, including a six-game conference schedule with games beginning in late February or early March.

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Ex-NFL QB Tarvaris Jackson dies in car crash

Tarvaris Jackson, who spent 10 years in the NFL as a quarterback with the Vikings and Seahawks, died in a car crash on Sunday night.

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2yAlex Scarborough

'Unfair' final penalty among Saban's ref gripes

Alabama coach Nick Saban was critical of the officiating in Saturday's Iron Bowl loss, including what he called an "unfair" substitution penalty in the game's final seconds.

Nasirildeen shows off the moves on 80-yard pick-6 (0:47)
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Harrison's determined effort leads to 39-yard TD (0:28)
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Blackman airs it out to Terry for 69-yard TD (0:26)
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Alabama State blanks Mississippi Valley State, 27-0

KHA'Darris Davis threw for 183 yards and a touchdown and Alabama State earned its first shutout since 2012 by blanking Mississippi Valley State, 27-0 in a Southwest Conference battle Saturday afternoon.

The Magic City Classic hosts two of the best marching bands in the country (1:00)
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Kennesaw State runs over Alabama State 42-7

Tommy Bryant ran for two touchdowns and Demetrius Pettway had an interception return for a touchdown and Kennesaw State rolled to a 42-7 win over Alabama State on Saturday night.

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Alabama State needs late comeback to top Tuskegee, 38-31

Duran Bell broke loose for a 50-yard touchdown run to tie the game and KHA'Darris Davis connected with Michael Jefferson on an 82-yard touchdown pass to lift Alabama State to a 38-31 come-from-behind win over Division II Tuskegee in its home opener...

UAB's Mitchell dives in for a 98-yard kickoff return TD (0:46)
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NFL draft profile: Tytus Howard (1:01)
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Hixon's TD the winner in overtime for Alabama State

Jeremiah Hixon dove over the pylon to score on a short pass in overtime and Dennis Roberts ended the game with a sack as Alabama State edged Mississippi Valley State 31-24 on Thursday in the season finale for both teams.