College Sports

With a new season approaching and no head coach, what's next for Grambling State University volleyball, fired coach Chelsey Lucas and the cut players? The post What’s Next For Grambling State Volleyball? appeared first on NewsOne.

Infamous former Baylor University football coach Art Briles quickly resigned as offensive coordinator at Grambling State after intense backlash from the HBCU community. Briles was fired after a wide-ranging sexual assault scandal at Baylor.

Jackson State University's star quarterback Shedeur Sanders has signed a historic - and likely lucrative - "NIL" partnership with Gatorade, a first for an HBCU, or any other university, that allows him to profit from his name, image and likeness.

The attention and spotlight on HBCU sports are at one of their highest points in recent history. A huge reason for that is the influx of former professional athletes taking head coaching jobs at these institutions and providing their guidance and expertise to the next generation.

The University of Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 33-18 for their first National Championship since 1980.

The Division II Bowie State Bulldogs had arguably the best season of any HBCU program. The squad won 12 games, went undefeated in their conference, and went further in the division two playoffs than any other team in school history.

Jackson State football, and its head coach Deion Sanders, shocked the world earlier this week when they flipped one of the best high school players in the nation on national signing day. Travis Hunter was committed to Florida State until he made the dramatic announcement to sign with Jackson State and play football for the Tigers in 2022. 

Hercy Miller, the star recruit for Nashville-based HBCU Tennessee State University's basketball team, has entered the transfer portal. The move was made with the backing of his father, Percy "Master P" Miller who was highly concerned with the school's lack of medical resources.

The Tigers went into Gainesville, Florida, and dominated the 20th ranked team in the country by beating Florida 69-54.

UConn freshman Azzi Fudd makes NIL history with her partnership with Steph Curry.

Jackson State Head Football Coach Deion Sanders has become a legitimate candidate for the head coaching position at TCU.  According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Sanders interviewed for the job Monday. A Jackson State official declined to comment on the matter to the newspaper.