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Ryan Nettles with 5 TDs, leads Alabama State over MVSU 42-17

Ryan Nettles threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores, leading Alabama State to a 42-17 victory over Mississippi Valley State. Alabama State (3-2, 3-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) has won 11 straight against Mississippi Valley State (1-3, 1-3). Nettles completed 20 of 34 passes for 305 yards and added 66 yards rushing on seven carries. Nettles’ 59-yard touchdown pass…

Alabama State Starts Football Season with COVID-19 Changes

  Alabama State University is starting football season with a home game against Southern University tonight. The SWAC delayed the season from last fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be some changes this year for fans hoping to attend a game. Only season ticket holders and students who have student tickets will be allowed to attend the games….

Former ASU Head Football Coach Houston Markham Dies

Graphic from Alabama State University Alabama State University has announced that former head football coach Houston Markham, Jr. died Wednesday morning with loved ones by his side. Markham, the winningest head coach in Hornets’ football history, coached from 1987 until 1997, leading his team to 68 victories which still stands as the highest total among any coach in school history….

Auburn University Responds to Anti-ASU Banners

Auburn University officials have released a statement after banners were seen on campus as the Auburn Tigers hosted Alabama State for the first time on Saturday. Photos of the banners have been posted on Facebook. One, which was apparently displayed at the Sigma Pi fraternity house, said “ASU Grad Rate 27% Chance of Winning 0%”.  Another banner said “G.E.D. >…

Former ASU, Current NFL Football Player Attends Funeral of Slain Dallas Officers

CLEVELAND (AP) – Browns running back Isaiah Crowell attended the weekend funeral of one of the Dallas police officers slain in a recent attack by a gunman. Crowell, who had come under heavy criticism for posting an illustration on social media of an officer being killed, was invited to the service for officer Patrick Zamarripa by sergeant Demetrick Pennie, president…