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  1. Jay Walker, former Howard QB, finds second career in broadcast bo...

    Donald Hunt

    Jay Walker was a star at Howard and played four years in the NFL. Now he stays close to the game as a broadcaster, and will speak at the Welcome Reception for the MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  2. Nick Collins of Green Bay Packers represents Bethune-Cookman in S...

    Donald Hunt

    Donald Hunt explains how Green Bay Packers free safety Nick Collins represented nicely for athletes who stem from historically black colleges and universities.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2011
  3. The top NFL prospects at HBCUs

    Donald Hunt

    Donald Hunt breaks down the top NFL prospects from historically black colleges and universities across the country.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2011
  4. Former Tennessee Titans QB Steve McNair might be the last QB sele...

    Len Pasquarelli

    Among the things that made Steve McNair unique: He's among a handful of QBs from historically black colleges and universities selected in the NFL draft's first round. He might be the last, writes Len Pasquarelli.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2009
  5. Draft Buzz: USC LB Rey Maualuga in the spotlight

    Todd McShay

    Todd McShay's latest Draft Buzz looks Week 12's best individual matchup and the top prospects at historically black colleges.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2008
  6. Rayfield Wright: Hall of Fame tackle, respected voice

    Matt Mosley

    A former seventh-round pick, Rayfield Wright became one of the best tackles in history. Now he's earning acclaim for another talent -- his skills as a motivational speaker, writes Matt Mosley.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2008
  7. Historically black colleges continue to fall off radar

    Len Pasquarelli

    From the plight of black colleges in the draft to Charlie Frye's resolve, Len Pasquarelli covers it all in his Tip Sheet notes.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2007
  8. Robinson transcended Grambling, football

    Bomani Jones

    Page 2's Bomani Jones writes that Eddie Robinson embodied the significance of historically black colleges and universities.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2007
  9. Judson: Black colleges still thrive

    George J. Tanber

    Dr. Horace Judson, president of Grambling State, says historically black colleges and universities have to make young people understand they need to prepare for the likelihood they won't make it in pro sports.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2007
  10. Progress, yes; but HBCUs paid a price for it

    Bomani Jones

    Bomani Jones says that when integration finally came to big-time football and basketball programs, athletic departments at the nation's historically black colleges and universities felt a talent drain.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2007
  11. Game to hit Big Easy over MLK holiday

    A nationally televised all-star game over the Martin Luther King holiday will feature athletes from the nation's 43 historically black colleges and universities with NCAA football teams.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2004
  12. The dark cloud over black colleges

    Darren Rovell

    Historically black colleges are struggling for survival, both on and off of the football field.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2004
  13. Game aims to raise prospects' profiles

    A new college football all-star game aimed at raising the profile of top pro prospects from historically black colleges or universities will begin play in New Orleans after next season.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2003
  14. Scouts aren't flocking to black colleges

    Len Pasquarelli

    Black colleges, once a hotbed of NFL talent, have seen draft numbers drop the past 10 years.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2002
  15. The beat for HBCU football Classics goes on

    J.R. Gamble

    Time will tell if HBCU Classics will become a casualty of inevitable social evolution or remain a cultural phenomenon for generations to come.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  16. Donald Hunt: Former NFL players give back to HBCUs

    Donald Hunt

    Five Southwestern Athletic Conference coaches are sharing their NFL experiences and inspiring the next generation.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2013