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2017 Schedule
2-1, 1st in SWAC - West
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Bradwell adds to Tulane's tsunami of a lead (0:37)

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cardinals filled specific needs during the second and third rounds, drafting safety Budda Baker in the second out of Washington and wide receiver Chad Williams in the third out of Grambling State.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

New Cardinals wide receiver Chad Williams said all the charges from a May arrest were dismissed. He was suspended for Grambling's season opener because of a May arrest for possession of marijuana, possession of firearm with drugs, fugitive from justice and an outstanding bench warrant.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals' third-round draft pick Chad Williams was suspended for Grambling's season opener last season because of an arrest in May for possession of marijuana, possession of firearm with drugs, fugitive from justice and an outstanding bench warrant.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cardinals draft WR Chad Williams with the 98th pick of the third round out of Grambling.

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Barnhart's Mt. Rushmore of college coaches (2:49)

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Senior Bowl: Three wide receivers that stood out on the practice field this week -- Ryan Switzer (UNC), Chad Williams (Grambling) and Taywan Taylor (WKU).

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Staff Picks: Best HBCU Moments of 2016 (3:22)
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Celebration penalty mars end of Celebration Bowl

Grambling State won the Celebration Bowl when it blocked an extra point kick set back 15 yards by an excessive celebration with just over two minutes left, holding off North Carolina Central 10-9

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Trophy presentation for Grambling's HBCU National Championship win (5:12)

Grambling holds on to beat NC Central

Facing third and 12 and needing a touchdown, Malcolm Bell scrambles out and goes deep to Quentin Atkinson for the wild 39-yard touchdown. But on the extra point try, Brandon McLaren's kick is blocked to preserve the win for Grambling State.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Martez Carter's 66-yard TD run felt deflating for a NC Central defense that pitched a shutout in the first half. Just like that Grambling State leads, 7-3.

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Grambling's Carter breaks free for 32-yard TD (0:38)
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Grambling head coach Broderick Fobbs wants his offense to finish drives in second half (0:29)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

NC Central's 3-0 halftime lead over Grambling could be bigger if not for a field goal attempt that went wide left and an interception in the red zone. But when you're pitching a shutout against an offense that averages 42.5 points per game, you can't be that upset.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

The first quarter of the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl began with an interception by Grambling QB Devante Kincade. So naturally the second quarter offers more of the same as NC Central QB Malcolm Bell turns it over inside the red zone. NC Central holding on to a 3-0 lead thanks to a defense that's getting consistent pressure on Kincade.

2017 SWAC Standings

EastCONFOVR
Alcorn State0-01-2
Alabama State0-00-3
Mississippi Valley State0-00-2
Alabama A&M0-00-3
Jackson State0-10-3
WestCONFOVR
Grambling1-02-1
Arkansas-Pine Bluff0-01-2
Southern0-01-2
Prairie View0-00-2
Texas Southern0-00-2