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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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.
Meet the players who changed the way football was played at their positions over the sport's entire history.
Aqeel Glass threw three touchdown passes as Alabama A&M bounced back from a heartbreaking loss a week ago to roll past Mississippi Valley State, 30-13 in the Southwestern Conference regular season finale Saturday afternoon.
Charles Wright threw for two touchdowns, Kevin Dominique ran for 131 yards and a score and Grambling State defeated Mississippi Valley State 40-0 on Saturday for the Tigers’ sixth consecutive victory.
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.
Caleb Johnson ran for 121 yards and a touchdown on Saturday as Mississippi Valley State beat Texas Southern 35-14 for the Delta Devils' first conference win of the season.
Derrick Ponder passed for 194 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Adrian Salazar kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime as Jackson State rallied past Mississippi Valley State 31-28 on Saturday.
Shannon Patrick threw for 312 yards and three touchdowns and Taeyler Porter rushed for two scores and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Mississippi Valley State 38-6 on Saturday.
Felix Harper threw six touchdown passes, three of them to LeCharles Pringle, and Alcorn State won its second straight Southwestern Athletic Conference game, rolling past Mississippi Valley State for the seventh straight year, 45-19 on Saturday night.
Isaac Washington ran for 149 yards and two touchdowns and Bethune-Cookman beat Mississippi Valley State 22-6 on Saturday night.
Bailey Giffen booted a 44-yard field goal in overtime to give Lamar a 23-20 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday night.
Cameron Rosendahl accounted for two touchdowns and Tennessee State held off Mississippi Valley State 26-20 in a season opener on Saturday night.
Gary "Big Hands" Johnson, Harold Jackson and longtime coach Billy Joe are among the latest inductees into the Black College Football Hall of Fame.
The Black College Football Hall of Fame has established the Deacon Jones Trophy, which will be awarded yearly to the most outstanding player at a historically black college or university.
Southern WR shows off some speed
Southern's Willie Quinn returned this kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown to pour it on vs. Mississippi Valley State. The Jaguars lead 40-13 in the 3rd quarter on ESPNU.
Mississippi Valley State has hired Rick Comegy to be its next football coach.
Julian Stafford has Sept. 1 circled on his calendar.The 5-foot-9, 185-pound redshirt sophomore expects to be lined up at wide receiver for Mississippi Valley State when the Delta Devils open the football season by taking on Florida A&M University in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney.