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Morgan State Athletics Hold High Hopes in Recruiting

By Joshua Sampson, Staff Writer It’s a new day for the Morgan State University Bears, as they hope the recruiting class announcments will provide an immediate impact for the team’s offense and defense. “Next bear in,” said Ernest Jones, interim head coach, is the slogan for this year’s recruiting class for Morgan’s football program. The bears successfully recruited all 20 of the student-athletes that they spoke to and invited for a visit to the campus. The signing athletes from the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) area and students with 3.0 GPA’s are some of the requirements the football […]

by · February 8, 2018 · 0 comments · SPORTS

Morgan State football players make MEAC All-Conference teams

by Joshua Sampson, Contributing WriterDespite finishing with a disappointing (1-10) record this season four Morgan State University football players were named to the MEAC all-conference teams. Being recognized as a top player in their respective positions, Carl Garnes, Brandon Jones, Rico Kennedy, and Malachi Washington were rewarded with their high level of play this year. Garnes, defensive back, earned third team honors along with linebacker Kennedy. The sophomore Kennedy ranked in the top 20 in tackles, first in tackle for loss and tied for first in forced fumbles in the MEAC. Garnes ranked fourth on the Bears in tackles with […]

by · December 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SPORTS

Bears drop final home contest of the season

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterMorgan State University’s football could not get it done in their final home game of the season as they were defeated 41-10 by the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats. Both the Bears and Wildcats entered the game with identical 2-5 records, but BCU proved to be the better team. The Wildcats got off to a quick start with a 69-yard drive on the opening possession that was capped off by a 23-yard field goal by sophomore kicker Uriel Hernandez field. Sophomore William King’s 49-yard kick return set up good field position for Morgan’s first possession but the Bears were […]

by · November 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Sophomore running back Eric Harrell runs the ball against NCCU.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Bears lose the battle of the defenses on Homecoming weekend

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterMorgan State University’s football team came up just short of pulling off a major upset against the North Carolina Central University Eagles in a 21-17 loss, dropping their second homecoming game in as many years. The Eagles entered the football game with an undefeated record in the MEAC and played like it early on, jumping to a 14-0 lead. The Bears eventually found some production on offense, particularly on the ground with sophomore running back Eric Harrell, and they scored 14 unanswered points to tie the game. Morgan’s offense looked decent for much of the contest but […]

by · October 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Bears to face off against North Carolina Central for Homecoming

Bears to face off against North Carolina Central for Homecoming

Traevon Benjamin, Staff WriterThe Morgan State University football team has a chance to knock off the top seed in the MEAC, the North Carolina Central Eagles and give them their first conference loss of the season. With the Bears winning two of their last three games, head coach Fred Farrier and the Morgan State Football team look to defend home turf for Saturday’s Homecoming game. The Bears are coming off a 21-12 loss to Hampton University last weekend, in which graduate quarterback Chris Andrews completed 14 of 22 throwing for 172 yards. This week, the offensive line for Morgan State […]

by · October 21, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS