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  1. North Carolina A&T cruises to 47-13 win

    North Carolina A&T cruises to 47-13 win

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 31, 2014
  2. Payton Award winner nets MEAC honor

    Donald Hunt

    Nesly Marcellon has performed extremely well on and off the field for Bethune-Cookman's football team. His hard work and dedication as a student-athlete has earned a special honor. Dr. Dennis Thomas, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference commissioner, name...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  3. Payton Awardees announced, voting open

    The Editors

    First presented in 2008, the Walter Payton Achievement Award is an honor given annually to one player from each of the two schools participating in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney. The award is named in honor of the late Walter Payton, th...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  4. Broadway, Spady ready for MEAC/SWAC

    Mark W. Wright

    These aren't quite fightin' words, but make no mistake - the coaches who'll be dueling in the 10th installment of the MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney are ready. Both schools -- North Carolina A&T State, coached by Rod Broadway, and Ala...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  5. Desmond Lawrence: Catch me if you can

    Donald Hunt

    Want to catch sight of a really fast wide receiver? Watch the MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney game, broadcast on ESPN, which will take place on Aug. 31 at Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando, Fla. That's when quick-footed Desmond Lawr...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  6. MEAC/SWAC announce Legends

    Mark W. Wright

    Five honorees, headlined by three former NFL standouts, will be recognized at the sixth annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge Legends Reception at Disney's Contemporary Resort, near Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 6 p.m. ET. The evening will honor Nati...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  7. Dolphins great earns honorary doctorate

    Donald Hunt

    As a Hall of Fame offensive guard with the Miami Dolphins and a star player for Bethune-Cookman, Larry Little has enjoyed a great many accolades throughout his football life. Yet Little was still humbled to receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letter...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  8. Payton Award winner gets Chiefs camp invite

    Donald Hunt

    Bobby Wenzig, Alabama State's outstanding placekicker and punter, has been invited to the Kansas City Chiefs' minicamp. A 2012 Walter Payton Achievement Award winner -- presented annually to a player from each school participating in the MEAC/SWAC Ch...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  9. Forecast for Aggie RB Tarik Cohen bright

    Donald Hunt

    Tarik Cohen wasted little time attracting national attention in his first season at North Carolina A&T. As a freshman running back for the Aggies, Cohen led the MEAC in rushing, gaining 1,148 yards with eight touchdowns. The 5-foot-8, 170-pounder...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  10. Temple honors coaches Chaney, Litwack

    Donald Hunt

    It's been a banner year for legendary coaches Harry Litwack and John Chaney. The legacies of Litwack and Chaney, both members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, are now even more visible at the Liacouras Center, home of the Owls. Templ...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  11. MEAC/SWAC celebrates 10th anniversary

    Jameka S. Whitten

    The MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney - celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014 - will showcase North Carolina A&T of the MEAC against Alabama A&M of the SWAC on Sunday, Aug. 31. The yearly event - which features teams from two promine...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  12. Totten named QBs coach at Albany State

    Donald Hunt

    When Willie Totten attends the MEAC/SWAC Challenge Legends Award reception on Aug. 31, he will have a chance to talk about his outstanding career as a quarterback for the Mississippi Valley State University. Totten will also have an opportunity to le...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  13. FAMUs band to make return Sept. 1

    Chris Wilder

    When Florida A&M and Mississippi Valley State meet up on Sept. 1 (11:45 a.m. ET on ESPN) in the ninth annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney in Orlando, FAMU will be looking to get its win in two appearances at this event. Just as sign...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  14. Happy birthday, Walter Payton ...

    The Editors

    Happy birthday to arguably the greatest running back ever to lace them up. "Happy birthday to my wonderful father," wrote son Jarrett on his Facebook fan page. "You're gone but never forgotten. Today we celebrate your life." Payton dedicated his radi...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  15. Bethune-Cookman 38, Alabama St. 28

    Bethune-Cookman 38, Alabama St. 28

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 02, 2012
  16. 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