The SWAC announced it will begin its spring football season on Feb. 27, with a plan to play the conference championship game on May 1.
The SWAC has joined other conferences in postponing fall sports, but it is the first to announce specific plans to move football to the spring, including a six-game conference schedule with games beginning in late February or early March.
- SWAC details spring football plan with Feb. start
- SWAC lays out plans to move football to spring
- LSU schedules Grambling, Southern for first time
- Grambling WR Clark shot, his brother killed
LSU has scheduled football games with Southern and Grambling State for the first time in school history, athletic director Scott Woodward announced on Monday.
Ladarius Skelton passed for two touchdowns and Southern blocked a field goal with 5 seconds left to clinch the Southwest Athletic Conference West Division title with a 30-28 win over Grambling in the Bayou Classic on Saturday.
Charles Wright threw for two touchdowns, Kevin Dominique ran for 131 yards and a score and Grambling State defeated Mississippi Valley State 40-0 on Saturday for the Tigers’ sixth consecutive victory.
Miguel Mendez kicked a 45-yard field goal in overtime and Grambling handed Alcorn State its first Southwestern Athletic Conference loss 19-16 on Saturday.
Geremy Hickbottom threw for two touchdowns and ran for three more as Grambling defeated Texas Southern 55-20 to celebrate homecoming on Saturday.
Wesley Green made a late-game interception to halt a comeback attempt and Grambling held on to beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 39-33 on Saturday night.
Jakarie Nichols gave Grambling the lead on a TD run with 2:11 left and Koby Foster secured the win with a fumble recovery returned for a touchdown with 52 seconds left as the Tigers beat Alabama A&M 23-10 on Saturday.
De'Andre Hogues blocked a 37-yard field goal attempt and Devanir Martin scooped up the football and returned it 70 yards for a touchdown to spark Grambling to its first win, a 44-21 victory over Jackson State on Saturday night.
Dawonya Tucker ran for 263 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries and Prairie View A&M held off a late rally to beat Grambling 42-36 on Saturday.
KHA'Darris Davis accounted for two touchdowns and Alabama State beat Grambling 23-20 on Saturday night in a Southwestern Conference opener.
J'Mar Smith threw for 220 yards and a score and Louisiana Tech held off Grambling for a 20-14 victory on Saturday.
Jabari Johnson broke two long runs for touchdowns and Louisiana-Monroe held Grambling scoreless in the second half as the Warhawks rolled to a 31-9 victory in the season opener Saturday night.
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A teen has been killed, while Grambling State University football player D.J. Clark and a third unnamed person have been injured in a shooting at a suburban New Orleans playground.
This week on the Rhoden Fellows podcast, Bill and the Fellows debrief about the Celebration Bowl with Senior News Editor, John X. Miller. We break down everything from the players - like Devante Kincaid, Brandon Parker, Lamar Reynard - to the promotion for the event in Atlanta.
Eric Dooley, the offensive coordinator for two-time reigning SWAC champion Grambling, has been hired as the new head coach at Prairie View.