alabama state football

Grambling St. wins 7th in a row, beats Alabama St. 21-0

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) – Chad Williams had 10 receptions for 145 yards and a score and Grambling State beat Alabama State 21-0 on Saturday for its seventh-consecutive win. Jestin Kelly had 62 yards rushing on 13 carries with a touchdown and Verlan Hunter had five catches for 52 yards and a touchdown. Devante Kincade hit Hunter for a 16-yard touchdown…

Hornets face SWAC’s cream of the crop in Grambling State

SHREVEPORT, La. (bamastatesports.com) – With the Alabama State football team coming off its’ most complete defensive effort of the season in a 14-7 victory against conference foe Jackson State last week, the Hornets will have a tall order on Saturday when it travels to Shreveport, La. to take on conference unbeaten Grambling State in the Red River State Fair Classic…

Hornets’ defense staves off Tigers, beating JSU 14-7

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) — The Alabama State football team’s defense came up large with a stingy effort to hold Jackson State to just 294 total yards of offense on their way to a 14-7 victory at ASU Stadium on Saturday. Kourtney Berry led the unit with nine tackles, Darron Johnson added eight tackles and Ronnie Scott came up with a…

Anderson’s TD lifts Alabama State past Jackson State 14-7

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alex Anderson scored on a 15-yard run with 9:01 left to play as Alabama State defeated Jackson State 14-7 on Saturday. Anderson’s score was set up when Christian Jacquemin punted the ball 30 yards with the Tigers at their own 12-yard line. Khalid Thomas returned it 12 yards, and a Jackson State penalty put Alabama State…

Jenkins hopes for Hornets’ strong finish

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – Alabama State head football coach Brian Jenkins addressed the local media during Wednesday’s weekly press conference and discussed the one-point defeat in overtime to Alabama A&M at Saturday’s Magic City Classic and this week’s opponent Jackson State. “Tough one,” coach Jenkins said.  “One that hurts and that bothers you from the inside out, but you just…

ASU: Magic City Classic attendance record-setting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The 75th annual McDonald’s Magic City Classic presented by Coca Cola between Alabama State and Alabama A&M on Saturday at Legion Field lived up to the billing as there was a record-setting crowd for the game that was estimated at 70,000 plus fans. The figure did not include all those who were tailgating outside and around…

Alabama A&M edges Alabama State 42-41 in OT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Jonathan Dorsey hauled in an 18-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Nick Carden kicked in the extra point to lift Alabama A&M to a 42-41 win over Alabama State on Saturday. Tied at 35 late in the fourth quarter, Alabama A&M (3-5, 3-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) missed a 33-yard field goal when Alabama State’s Roderick Henderson…

Hornets trip in Magic City Classic on OT extra point

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – Stings of unanswered scoring runs, fiery comebacks, and plenty of dramatic moments in a see saw second half characterized the 75th annual McDonald’s Magic City Classic presented by Coca Cola between Alabama State and Alabama A&M on Saturday at Legion Field. It was such a tight game that it needed overtime as the Hornets fell in…

Jenkins looks ahead to Magic City Classic on bye week

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – Coming off the heels of two victories in their last three games, the Alabama State football team will look to replenish with some rest and a bye week to prepare in front of the 75th annual Magic City Classic against Alabama A&M next Saturday, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m. at Legion Field in Birmingham. Hornets head…