Blue-Gray Classic was College Football’s Christmas Day Tradition

The NBA staked claim to Christmas Day in recent years, much in the same manner the NFL uses Thanksgiving as a showcase date and MLB owns July 4. College football once owned prime real estate on Dec. 25. From 1979 through 2001, with a one-year resurrection in 2003, the Blue-Gray Classic brought together players from…

College Football Countdown: No. 88 Jerry Rice

The current college football world owes a debt of gratitude to Jerry Rice's Mississippi Valley State teams of the early 1980s. MVSU's Satellite Express offense helped give rise to the air-raid scheme prevalent around the game today. 1984 became a pivotal year in the evolution of offense. LaVell Edwards' celebrated, aerial assault carried BYU to…

Michael Strahan, Aeneas Williams Hall of Fame Inductions Just One Chapter in SWAC Legacy

Walter Payton. Jerry Rice. Deacon Jones. Saturday, Michael Strahan and Aeneas Williams etched their names alongside these football legends in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (more…)