Heading into week 9 of the college football season present us with a few do or die matchups. In the Southwestern Athletic Conference, the marqee match up has Alcorn State traveling down to Baton Rouge to take on the Southern Jaguars. Last season’s SWAC Championship will be replayed again as Southern looks to stay in the race to get back to Houston. A loss here hurts Southern’s chances , however a loss for Alcorn only makes the East race a game tighter. Alcorn’s QB John Gibbs 774 passing yards and 6tds are tops for nthe Braves. RB Darryan Ragsdale 513 rushing and 5tds paces the ground game. TE Jordan Payne 383 and 5tds leads the air game. Southern will counter with QB Austin Howard 1487 passing yards and 9tds. RB Lenard Tillery 732 rushing yards and 9tds paces the Jaguars ground game. WR/KR Willie Quinn 345 and 1td paces the pass catchers.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction …….42-38 Alcorn State
The battle of the state of Alabama takes place in Birmingham as the Magic City Classic takes place for the 74th time in history. Alabama State and AAMU battle on the gridiron for bragging rights. ASU is lead by QB Ellis Richardson 600 yards passing and 6tds. RB Khalid Thomas 368 rushing yards and 4tds paces the Hornets ground game. AAMU will counter with QB D’Angleo Ballard 991 yards passing and 7TDS. RB Harvey Harris 311 and 2tds paces the ground game.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction……35-27 ASU
In what seems to be a heated matchup, Jackson State heads into the Delta to take on former coach Rich Comengy nad MVSU. JSU is paced by QB LaMontiez Ivy 2042 yards passing and 14tds. WR Dan Williams 670 and 5tds is Ivy’s top hands man. MVSU QB R. Thurston 836 yards passing and 5tds paces the Devils offense.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction…….42-28 JSU
UAPB travels into Texas to take on the upstart PVAMU Panthers who are looking to surprise many more folks as they inch closer to Grambling State in the standings. UAPB QB Marcus Terrell 557 and 3tds paces the Lions offense. PVAMU QB Trey Green 1780 and 15 tds paces the Panthers offense. RB Johnta Herbert 495 and 3tds paces the ground game.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction……..38-12 PVAMU
In what is billed as an exbition game, Faith University travels to Houston to ntake on the struggling TSU Tigers. TSUB QB Avion Hurts 821 and 13 tds is tops for the Tigers. WR Derrick Griffin 557 and 9tds paces the air game.
Realsportsrealtalk prediction……..50-12 TSU