OK, We are starting to pick up steam as we had into SWAC play as every team is playing a conference foe. The biggie is Jackson State invading Southern for their annual showdown. Coach Harold Jackson knows that heading into Baton Rouge could be a tough place to play on Saturday night. Sporting an 0-2 record doesn’t sit well with the Tiger Nation also. QB LaMontiez Ivy has been playing lights out. Ivy has pass for nearly 500 yards in 4 TD’s in leading the Tigers attack. WR Dan Williams has solidified himself as the Tiger’s number guy in the air with nearly 400 yards receiving and 2 TD’s. Southern University brings a 1-1 record with already a conference win at MVSU 50-13 last Thursday night. QB Austin Howard has been nearly perfect for the Jags with nearly 300 Yards of total offense. RB Leornard Tillary leads the ground attack while WR/KR Willie Quinn has become the apple of the Jags eye. From returning kicks and punts for TD’S on national T.V to throwing an 89 yard TD , Quinn has grabbed the national spot light earning FCS Special teams player of the week.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction…….35-17 SU
Coach Spady’s Alabama A&M Bulldogs head to central Texas to take on the 1-1 PVAMU Panthers. The Bulldogs are led by QB De Angelo Ballard with 100 yards passing with 1 TD. Bryan Brower leads the defense with 14 stops. Coach Willie Simmons has gotten rave reviews thus far however, the Panthers were brought back down to earn being throttled by Texas State 63-24 last weekend. QB Trey Green leads the Panthers with 456 and 3 TD’S . RB Johnta Hebert 123 yards and 1 TD leads the ground game. Jalen Coleman 21 stops paces the Panthers defense.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction….42-10 PVAMU
Coach Daryl Asberry knows that one game at a time means his Tigers must take to heart that approach. TSU is coming off a 63-0 win over small school Bacone College. Now, it’s swac time and things are more important than ever. QB Johnthan Bowen has passed for 272 and 3td’s. Bowen also leads the Tigers ground game with 139 yards and 3tds as well. WR Derrick Griffin has emerged as the Tigers big threat in the passing game. Jamal Lucas leads the defense with 13 stops. Coach Monte Coleman is relieved to get a home win against a tough Morehouse team 29-27. QB Marcus Terrel leads the Lions with 125 yards and 1 td. Willie Duncan leads the Lions with 18 stops.
Coach Rick Comengy takes his Delta Devils down highway 61 to take on the Alcorn State Braves. MVSU is coming off an embarrasment on national tv to Southern 50-13 shallacking at home. QB Dontrell Scott 191 yards and 2 Td’s paces the MVSU offense. Letrey Jones 17 stops paces the defense. Alcorn State has picked up where it left off with a 31-14 win at Alabama State. QB John Gibbs 355 yards and 1 TD leads the Braves offense. WR Tollette Goerge 114 yards and 1 TD leads the passing game. Damon Watkins leads the Braves defense with 18 stops.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction…..56-6 Alcorn State
Coach Fobbs has to be scratching his head right about now. His GSU Tigers were picked to win the West , sit at 0-2 heading into Montgomery to take on Brian Jenkins and a hungry Hornet team. GSU is lead by QB Johnathan Williams 429 and 3TD. RB Moniez Carter 166 yards and 2 TDS’ lead the ground game. WR Chad Williams lead the air game with 147 yards and 1 TD. ASU will counter with QB Daniel Duhart 225 yards and 1TD. WR Joshua Davis 100 yards and 1 td leads the passing game.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction 31-28 GSU…….