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.
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.
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.
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.