The NFL Draft is six months away and it's never too early to look at the HBCU players who could hear their names called in April.
Steve McNair's death on the Fourth of July left most the 1,000 residents of Mount Olive, Miss., stunned and distraught. As they prepared to say goodbye with a funeral Saturday, they again recalled tales of his athletic prowess.
But for a hard choice made by a young Mississippi shortstop and his family 18 years ago, Steve McNair might have played baseball for the Seattle Mariners rather than football in the NFL.
Hampton defensive end Kendall Langford is expected to have another huge season, writes Donald Hunt.
Historically black colleges are struggling for survival, both on and off of the football field.