2021 Season

2021 Schedule
6-5, 2nd in SWAC - West
Alcorn State retakes lead on Harper's TD pass (0:27)
Juan Anthony sheds tackle for Alcorn State TD (0:25)
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Best signs from College GameDay live from the MEAC/SWAC Challenge

College football is back and so is College Gameday. Along with it come all the signs. For Week 0, College GameDay was live from Atlanta for the MEAC/SWAC Challenge with HBCU powers Alcorn State and North Carolina Central facing off.

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Ranking the best HBCU football teams of all time

As the college football season kicks off Saturday with Alcorn State vs. North Carolina Central in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge in Atlanta, Bill Connelly ranks the best HBCU teams in history.

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1yAlex Scarborough

SWAC details spring football plan with Feb. start

The SWAC announced it will begin its spring football season on Feb. 27, with a plan to play the conference championship game on May 1.

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1yHeather Dinich

SWAC lays out plans to move football to spring

The SWAC has joined other conferences in postponing fall sports, but it is the first to announce specific plans to move football to the spring, including a six-game conference schedule with games beginning in late February or early March.

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2yAndrea Adelson

Dickerson, McNair among 2020 college HOF class

SMU running back Eric Dickerson, Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch and late Alcorn State quarterback Steve McNair headline the 17 players and two coaches in the 2020 College Football Hall of Fame class.


Carter, NCA&T rout Alcorn State 64-44 in Celebration Bowl

Kylil Carter passed for six touchdowns and North Carolina A&T racked up enormous offensive totals to beat Alcorn State 64-44 in the Celebration Bowl on Saturday for the Aggies' third consecutive HBCU national championship title.

Blair makes scoring a 36-yard TD look easy (0:21)
Celebration Bowl: North Carolina A&T and Alcorn State meet for the second straight year (2:04)
At Alcorn State, the name McNair still reigns supreme (2:47)
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2yBill Connelly

The 12 biggest questions for bowl season

Will Alabama show up with a point to prove against Michigan? Who will get a bowl bump heading into next season and which game could feature a points explosion? These are the storylines we'll be watching.


Alcorn State stops Southern 39-24, wins SWAC title

Qwynnterrio Cole made a big fourth-down stop at midfield, Taurence Wilson returned an interception 53 yards with 1:23 left and Alcorn State earned a trip to the Celebration Bowl with a 39-24 win over Southern in the Southwest Athletic Conference...

Alcorn State seals SWAC title with late pick-6 (0:46)
Alcorn State returns kickoff for 89-yard TD (0:33)