• Alcorn St. clinches SWAC East title in 59-0 win over MVSU Noah Johnson threw for three touchdowns and ran in two more Saturday to lead Alcorn State to a 59-0 win over Mississippi Valley State, clinching the Southwest Athletic Conference East Division title for a fourth straight season. Nov 11
  • Footman's 3 TDs lead Alcorn State by Alabama State 24-10 Lenorris Footman had a hand in three touchdowns, De'Lance Turner rushed for 169 yards and Alcorn State cruised by Alabama State 24-10 on Thursday night. Oct 5
  • Footman leads Alcorn State past Texas Southern 24-17 Lenorris Footman threw for one touchdown and ran for another to lead Alcorn State to a 24-17 win over Texas Southern on Friday night. Sep 30
  • Tabary drives McNeese to 34-27 win over Alcorn State James Tabary hit Kent Shelby on a 33-yard scoring strike with 26 seconds remaining in the game to give McNeese a 34-27 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday night. Sep 16
  • FIU tops Alcorn State 17-10 for Butch Davis' 1st program win Alex McGough threw for 328 yards and had a go-ahead touchdown run with 1:12 remaining to help Florida International beat FCS Alcorn State 17-10 on Friday night for coach Butch Davis' first victory at the school. Sep 8
  • This year's must-see FCS matchups Only 10 of the 13 FCS conferences send their champion to the actual FCS playoffs, but all of them are represented in the following countdown of the must-see games of the 2016 regular season: May 23
  • 2016 FCS vs. FBS: SWAC (STATS) - Cinderella is allowed out more often than in the month of March. During college football season, FCS programs are adept at drawing national attention as they seek upsets of the larger FBS. May 16
  • 'Celebration' first in bowl lineup (STATS) - Rival FCS conferences MEAC and SWAC will again kick off the college football postseason when their champions meet in the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl on Dec. 17 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. May 4
  • Undrafted FCS players get shot at NFL (STATS) - If the start of the NFL draft is like Christmas morning to many NFL teams, then the post-holiday bargain shopping starts instantly after its conclusion. May 3
  • FCS draft class preview (STATS) - Wentz and Spence bring the rhyme to the NFL draft, but among FCS schools, it's also the year to rap with the defensive backs. Apr 27
  • Coaching change brings intrigue to SWAC football (STATS) - Spring practices have wrapped up across the Southwestern Athletic Conference with teams full of the usual optimism. Apr 25
  • Alcorn State defense scores 3 TDs in spring win Fred McNair succeeding the highly successful Jay Hopson as head coach has kept continuity in the program. He is an Alcorn alum elevated from assistant head coach and his late brother Steve will forever be royalty in the program. Apr 23
  • MEAC-SWAC Challenge moves to campus sites (STATS) - The next two matchups of the MEAC-SWAC Challenge were announced for campus sites Friday, including Alcorn State at Bethune-Cookman on Sept. 4. Apr 22
  • MEAC's draft candidates stronger than SWAC's (STATS) - There's great tradition with MEAC and SWAC football, but neither FCS conference remains the pipeline they once were for NFL teams. Apr 8
  • SWAC spring football primer There's always something unpredictable going in Southwestern Athletic Conference football - often a title race that nobody sees coming. In fact, in five seasons from 2009-13, each of the five West Division teams won the conference championship game (although Texas Southern later vacated the 2010 title). Mar 14
  • Pro day schedule set to kick off (STATS) - With the end of the NFL Scouting Combine, many of the next evaluations leading up to the April 28-30 draft in Chicago will come from the pro days that are spread out over five weeks at college campuses across the nation. Mar 1
  • Bethune, Alcorn expected in MEAC-SWAC Challenge (STATS) - The MEAC-SWAC Challenge is one-sided in favor of the MEAC, but one of the SWAC's top programs may have the chance to decrease the conference's deficit this year. Feb 19
  • Tweaks to FCS playoffs being considered (STATS) - The general feeling across FCS college football is the national playoffs have grown to their highest point - interest rising alongside the expansion of qualifiers, which are positioned at a well-received 24 teams. Feb 17
  • FCS championship may gain 'bowl' rebrand (STATS) - The FCS conferences whose national playoffs have long set them apart in Division I want to go "bowling" as well. Feb 12
  • FCS scholarship offers can beat the FBS (STATS) - A record five straight national championships would seem to make North Dakota State the place to be come national letter of intent day, but the lure of playing at the elite FCS level doesn't always win out against another difficult opponent: Feb 2