Tuskegee Football

Tuskegee’s three-game winning streak snapped on homecoming

TUSKEGEE, Ala. — Tuskegee’s struggles on offense led to a 20-6 defeat on its 95th Annual Homecoming game against Miles College Saturday afternoon. The loss marks the second straight season TU has been denied the chance to win the SIAC Western Division by the Golden Bears. The Golden Tigers got on the board first with a 33-yard field goal by Arnes Huskic….

Tuskegee draws Newberry in DII football first round playoffs

INDIANAPOLIS (goldentigersports.com) — After falling to Virginia State Saturday afternoon, the last 24 hours may have been the longest of the year for the 14th-ranked Tuskegee University Golden Tigers football team as they awaited the release of the 2016 NCAA Division II field of 28. However, the news couldn’t have been as for the fourth consecutive year, the Golden Tigers heard…

Reggie Barlow’s VSU Trojans’ special teams topple Tuskegee 45-35

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com)  The 14th-ranked Tuskegee University Golden Tigers could not overcome a 10-point halftime deficit, falling to Virginia State 45-35 in the regular season finale at Cleve L. Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium. The two teams combined for 833 yards of total offense on Saturday, with Tuskegee getting 409 of their own that included 242 yards through the air. However,…

Tuskegee grabs plethora of SIAC football honors

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (thesiac.com) – Junior running back George Myers, Jr. of Benedict was named the 2016 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football Player of the Year (MVP) as voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Senior quarterback Kevin Lacey (Tuskegee) was selected as the Offensive Player of the Year along with teammate Osband Thompson who was tabbed…

Golden Tigers welcome Reggie Barlow’s VSU Trojans to Tuskegee

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) —  Strength versus strength. That is the theme surrounding the final week of the regular season as Virginia State (8-2) travels to Cleve L. Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium to take on 14th-ranked Tuskegee (8-1) Saturday afternoon at 12 noon. “We are excited about being here and getting ready to play,” Tuskegee head coach Willie Slater said. “This…

Montgomery’s Reggie Barlow helps Tuskegee find 10th regular season game

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AlabamaNews.Net) — It appears the Tuskegee University football team will play a tenth regular season game for 2016 as the Golden Tigers’ athletic department has announced that the 14th-ranked team has reached an agreement to face Virginia State University Saturday. Monday night, Virginia State Trojans’ Head Football Coach and Montgomery native Reggie Barlow confirmed Saturday’s game with AlabamaNewsNet…

Tuskegee’s search for 10th game hits impasse in Albany

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) —  Albany State University informed Tuskegee University last night that they will not honor their agreement to play the Golden Tigers on November 12. During negotiations last week, both Albany State and Fort Valley State University agreed to host Tuskegee depending on which team lost their game on November 5. “I am very disappointed in Albany State’s…

Tuskegee stays 14th in AFCA poll despite 10th game uncertainty

WACO, Texas (goldentigersports.com) —  The Tuskegee University Golden Tigers remained 14th in the week’s American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) poll, as did the top 16 teams in the country in the poll released Monday morning. Tuskegee (8-1) is one of five teams from Super Region 2 ranked inside the top 25 this week. They trail only North Alabama (seventh), and are…

Golden Tigers pull come from behind win over Miles 13-10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) –  As the clicked down to triple zero, the 14th-ranked Tuskegee University football players ran around the Legion Field turf. Some were hugging fans, others were jumping around with teammates and one was even doing a snow angel around the hash marks near the Tuskegee sideline. The reason? The Golden Tigers battled back from a deficit they faced…

Tuskegee to play 10th regular season game for 2016

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) —  The Tuskegee University athletic department announced that the 14th-ranked Golden Tigers will play their 10th regular season contest this season against the loser of the Fort Valley State-Albany State contest taking place this afternoon. The game will be played at their respective venue, with game time to be announced at a later date. With the contest…