The visiting No. 3 Virginia State University football team collected another win, 26-23, to remain undefeated after a road victory against the Hawks of Chowan University. With the win, the Trojans move to a 8-0 overall record, 6-0 in the CIAA, and 5-0 in the Northern Division; while the host Chowan University Hawks move to a 3-6 overall record, 3-3 in the CIAA and 1-4 in the Northern Division. The last time the Trojans were 8-0 was in 1931.
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To say Trent Cannon had a career day would be putting it lightly. Posting a career-high 253 rushing yards and three touchdowns on nine carries for an incendiary 28.1 yards per carry would’ve been statement enough. But the VSU senior running back did more than that. Cannon also rolled out a fiery 95-yard kick return for a TD. And he also caught the Trojans’ lone passing touchdown from Niko Johnson for 21 yards. His three rushing TDs were all scorchers as he scored on runs of 6
No one was more excited about Brian Jenkins' move from the MEAC's Bethune-Cookman to my beloved Alabama State University than me. Having interviewed Jenkins on many occasions we've developed a professional relationship of sorts and I just knew if ASU's Board of Trustees was showing Reggie Barlow the door the best move was Jenkins. Now I have to be honest in saying that I was wrong but not for the reasons you might think...
Prior to the hiring of Jenkins, ASU had one of our o