SWAC

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 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 Softball advances to SWAC Championship

GULFPORT, Miss. I With a berth in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) championship on the line, Alex Massie stepped to the plate with a runner at third in the bottom of the 11th inning. All she did was deliver for Alabama State. The sophomore laid down a squeeze back to the pitcher that was enough to score Kindall DeRamus from…

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…

Gray’s 3 TDs in 4th quarter lift Alabama St over Jackson St

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Ezra Gray ran for a career-high 195 yards with all three of his TD runs in the fourth quarter to help Alabama State beat Jackson State 35-28. Gray tied it at 21 on a 4-yard TD run with 10:50 left in the fourth quarter and gave the Hornets a touchdown lead each time with his next…

Alabama State Women advance to SWAC Championship

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | The top two seeds advanced through the 2021 Cricket Wireless Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Tournament and will meet in the championship game live on ESPN3 Saturday afternoon. No. 2 seed Alabama State advanced with a 69-60 victory over No. 3 seed Southern in the semifinals behind 22 points from Jayla Crawford. Alabama State (16-3) used a 47.8…