Last night , the Alcorn State Braves dreams of a three peat became a night mare. Coach Monte Coleman and his lowly UAPB Lions did something no one on earth would have thought. The Lions came from a 2 touchdown deficit to defeat the Braves on the Reservation 45-43 in triple overtime. With starting QB Lenoris Footman out with an injury, back up QB Noah Johnson was called in to lead Coach Fred McNair’s offense. Jonson threw for 362 yards and 3 scores. He also ran for another 3 scores but it wasn’t enough. UAPB’S QB Brandon Duncan threw for a league best 505 yards and 4TD Passes to pace the Lions. Well, it looks like the SWAC EAST division just got interesting.
Coach Willie Simmons looks to have his Panthers rebound after getting throttle at Texas A&M 67-0, as the travel to Huntsville to take on Alabama A&M at Louis Crews Stadium. PVAMU will be lead by QB Trey Green Trey Green (29-71/363 Yds/2 TD/3 INT) and WR KhaDarel Hodge (9 Rec/97 yds/2 TD). The Bulldogs are coming off a victory at Mississippi Valley and are lead by QB De’Angelo Ballard(15-41/168 Yds/1 TD) and RB Jordan Bentley (26 Rush/110 Yds/1 TD). REALSPORTSREALTALK PREDICTION…….PVAMU 31-17
The SWAC game of the week is Coach Broderick Fobbs and his Grambling State Tigers visiting Jackson State in Jackson, Miss. The G-Men are coming off a tough loss to the PAC12’S Arizona Wildcats in which lead 21-3 at half but fell short 31-21. QB DeVante Kincaide looked great before suffering a tight hamstring injury in the first half against the Wildcats. He should be back in time for this key matchup against the JSU Tigers. QB Trevon Cherry (16-25/209 Yds/ 3 INT) and WR Chad Williams (12 Rec/153 Yds) paces the G-MEN. Jackson State is coming a tough loss also as the fell to the Tennessee State Tiger in Memphis in the Southern Heritage Classic. JSU is paced by QB LaMontiez Ivy (33-74/301 Yds/2 TD/2 INT) and WR Dan Williams (12 rec/101 Yds/1 TD). REALSPORTSREALTALK PREDICTION…….GSU 49-24
Coach Brian Jenkins knows that this trip to Baton Rouge means a lot. With Alcorn State losing to UAPB, the Hornets now have a chance to over take the Braves in the east. However, Southern University may have something to say about that. The Hornets are lead by QB Quinterris Toppings (11-26/109 Yds/3 TD) and RB Khalid Thomas (19 Rush/115 Yds/1 TD). Southern is coming off a pasting from Tulane 66-21. The Jaguars are lead by QB : Austin Howard (33-58/404 Yds/3 TD/3 INT) and RB : Lenard Tillery (39 Rush/200 Yds/1 TD). WR Willie Quinn keeps making more highlight film as well. REALSPORTSREALTALK PREDICTION ……Southern 34-24
Coach Rick Comegy is coming off a tough loss at home to Alabama A&M. Comegy knows the Delta Devils need a win now. MVSU is lead by QB Austin Bray (39-72/369 Yds/2 TD and WR Joshua Banks (9 Rec/112 Yds/1 TD). Texas Southern is also looking to break in the win column at home. With WR Derrick Griffin not available anymore , the Tigers will look to QB Averion Hurts (22-48/218 Yds/1 TD) and WR/RB Tylor Cook (25 Rush/84 Yds/2 TD) to lead the Tiger charge. REALSPORTSREALTALK PREDICTION……..TSU 17-6