Jerry Rice the trash talker (0:21)
Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl recap (4:57)
Devon Gales' family receives generous gift (1:43)
AP Photo/John Bazemore

Player paralyzed vs. Georgia leaves hospital

Devon Gales, the Southern wide receiver who suffered a severe spinal injury during a kickoff return against Georgia in September, exited the Shepherd Center in Atlanta on Wednesday.

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Alcorn St. hires McNair's brother as head coach

Alcorn State has named Fred McNair, older brother of the late Steve McNair, as its next football coach. He was promoted after four seasons as the assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach.

Tarik Cohen leads Aggies to Celebration Bowl victory (2:16)
North Carolina A&T wins Celebration Bowl (7:45)

NC A&T's Cohen keys Celebration Bowl win

Tarik Cohen ran for TDs of 74, 83 and 73 yards and racked up 295 yards on the ground (tied for the 5th-most in an FCS postseason game in the last 20 years) in North Carolina A&T's 41-34 win over Alcorn State.

Alcorn State WR takes it out on the white board (0:12)

Alcorn St. gets tricky to tie Celebration Bowl

The Braves lined up to kick a short field goal late in the fourth quarter -- but the attempt never happened as they pulled off the fake to tie North Carolina A&T at 34. (Live on ABC)


Alcorn State's incredible TD grab

WR Tollette George caught the ball along the sidelines and somehow kept his feet inbounds, pulling the Braves even with North Carolina A&T in the Celebration Bowl on ABC.


Bowl season began with punt return TD

And it came from North Carolina A&T's Khris Gardin, who sped 74 yards through Alcorn State's punt defense for his third return TD of the season. (Celebration Bowl live on ABC)

North Carolina A&T Coach Rod Broadway Halftime Interview (0:53)

NC A&T leads Celebration Bowl at half

Tarik Cohen has nine carries for 171 yards and two TDs, including this 83-yard sprint, as North Carolina A&T leads Alcorn State 24-13. (Live on ABC)


Alcorn State cuts into deficit

The Braves took advantage of an interception by punching it in on the ensuing possession to cut into the Aggies' lead in the Celebration Bowl. (Live on ABC)


NC A&T keeps rolling with impressive pick

The Aggies lead Alcorn State in the Celebration Bowl 24-6 and Denzel Jones just came up with a nice diving interception. (Live on ABC)


Celebration Bowl is off to a superb start

In half a quarter of play, each team has returned a punt for a touchdown, and North Carolina A&T just grabbed a 14-6 lead with an impressive 74-yard TD run by Tarik Cohen. (Live on ABC)


Celebration Bowl: 2 punts, 2 punt return TDs

Anthony Williams Jr. and Alcorn State come up with a punt return TD of their way after North Carolina A&T started the game with one. (Live on ABC)

S. Sawicki punt for 45 yds,A. Williams Jr. returns for 84 yds for a TD (0:45)
Huge punt return for TD (0:58)
Alcorn State Coach Jay Hopson Pregame Speech (0:30)

Watch: Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl

This is a matchup of two of the top defenses in FCS. North Carolina A&T only allowed 2 conference opponents to score more than 2 TDs in a game this season, while Alcorn State allowed just one team to throw for more than 200 yards in a game. Live on ABC/WatchESPN

Who will win the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl?

The North Carolina A&T Aggies and the Alcorn State Braves will go at it on Dec. 19 in the first ever Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl. Mark Schlabach shares who and what to watch in what he thinks will be a close game. Schlabach: Bowl predictions

2016 SWAC Standings

Alabama A&M0-00-0
Alabama State0-00-0
Alcorn State0-00-0
Jackson State0-00-0
Mississippi Valley State0-00-0
Arkansas-Pine Bluff0-00-0
Grambling State0-00-0
Prairie View A&M0-00-0
Texas Southern0-00-0