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Hill-Eley changes Alabama State’s Offensive Coordinator

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State head football coach Donald Hill-Eley announced that offensive coordinator Joe Blackwell has been relieved of his duties on Monday. “After assessing where we are offensively after the first four games, I believe a change in direction is needed,” Hill-Eley said. “I want to thank coach Blackwell for his efforts and contributions to our program after…

ASU Student Spends Weekend Evacuating Family from New Orleans

For Alabama State University senior, Ashton Pollard, this past weekend was not the first time he had to evacuate his family from their hometown because of a hurricane threat. “My mother and siblings and I relocated to Atlanta back in 2005 because of Hurricane Katrina,” said Pollard, “this is probably the third time I’ve evacuated my family.” Once the city…

SWAC Media Day

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) released the 2021 Preseason All-Conference teams at Media Days Tuesday morning, and Alabama State is well-represented with eight slots on the two teams. Ezra Gray was named First Team running back after he led the team, and conference, in rushing this season with 436 yards on 84 carries in five games. He averaged 5.2 yards…

Alabama State creates Hall of Fame

The Alabama State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announces the establishment of an Athletics Hall of Fame. The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognize and pay tribute to former student-athletes and coaches who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments during their enrollment or career at the University, as well as individuals who have demonstrated significant support to the advancement of the…

Alabama State draws No. 3 seed Alabama in Tuscaloosa Regional

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State, the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) champion, hits the road in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament facing No. 3 seed Alabama in regional play. The contest is set for 5 pm on SEC Network. Alabama State enters the tournament at 19-27 overall and have won five straight games and nine out of their last 11…

Alabama State drops in Magic City Classic

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Aqeel Glass capped his final Magic City Classic with three touchdown passes after halftime as Alabama A&M broke open a tight game to defeat Alabama State 38-14 and cinch a Southwest Athletic Conference divisional title. Glass completed 25 of 40 passes for 372 yards and led Alabama A&M to the SWAC Eastern Division title and a…