Ok , As we move into the mid season of college football, things are beginning to fall in place in respects to possible post season prospects. In the Southwestern Athletic Conference, there are a few key match ups that highligh this week’s bill. On today, ESPNU will showcase two teams trying to find themselves as Brian Jenkins and his Alabama State Hornets invade Pine Bluff to take on the lowly UAPB Lions. ASU is coming off a hard fought loss at home to undefeated Southern University 45-34. QB Daniel Duhart ‘s second half rally produced 3td’s in the fourth quarter but was not enough. QB Eli Richardson can cuase damage as well. UAPB hope that homefield advantage will play apart in upsetting the upstart Hornets.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction…..31-10 ASU
Derrick McCall takes over at Jackson State and he has already implentated changes that he hopes will put the Tigers on the right path. JSU invades Huntsville to take on the AAMU Bulldogs. QB LaMontiez Ivy 1803 yards and 13 TDS paced the Tiger offense. WR Dan Williams continues to lead the Tigers pass catchers with 616 yards and 5tds. AAMU QB DeAngleo Ballard 991 yards and 7TDS paces the Bulldogs attack.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction……..24-21 AAMU
This game here has been dotted on the calendar since last season as the Grambling State Tigers travel into Lorman, Miss to take on the Alcorn State Braves. Coach Fobbs GMEN has put up huge numbers as QB Johnathan Williams has played lights out. Williams 1736 yards and 21 TDS is tops in the SWAC. RB Montiez Carter seems to be establishing himself as the Tigers top ground gainer with 476 yards and 4tds. WR Chad Willoiams and Chester Rogers have played lights out for the pass catchers. Alcorn State has been on fire as of late. QB John Gibbs leads a balance attack with 774 yards and 6tds. RB Darryan Ragsdale has 433 and 4td on the ground. Tight End Jordan Payne 300yards and 5TDS paces the Braves air game.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction………56-49 Alcorn State
Coach Darryl Asberry knows a win would give the Tigers much needed momentum heading home to take on the undefeated Southern Jaguars next week. However, traveling into the Delta to take on a winless MVSU is not an easy task. TSU QB Johnathan Bowens and Avion Hurts have been sort of taking turns at the helm. WR Derrick Griffin has been great at imes and will cuase MVSU problems with his size. MVSU will counter with QB Ruben Thurston 447 yards and 2tds as they celebrate their homecoming.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction …….31-21 TSU
This game offers inrigue as both teams high powered offenses have been hot of late. PVAMU will travel to Baton Rouge looking to spoil Southern’s homecoming celebration. Panthers QB Trey Green 1441 yards and 13tds paces the offense. RB Johnta Hebert will be playing infront of a home crowd as well , as he leads the ground game with 381 yards and 1td. WR Nick Pitre 354 yards and 6tds is tops for the Panthers air game. Southern will counter with QB Austin Howard 1064 and 6tds. RB Leonard Tillery 428 and 6tds paces the Jaguars ground game. WR Willie Quinn 314 and 1TD paces the air game.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction………50-34….Southern University…….