Howard quarterback Greg McGhee is spectacular. He’s the preseason player of the year in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and last week against N.C. A&T accounted for 330 of the 396 yards of total offense that Howard generated. McGhee (6-3, 210) threw for 237 yards and a touchdown, and he ran for 93 yards and a touchdown.
NCCU hosts Howard on Saturday at 2 p.m.
N.C. Central's basketball players and coaches would tell you that showing love to single mothers was like food to their souls.
NCCU was predicted to finish in the bottom half of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
N.C. Central's quarterback situation takes shape.
N.C. Central quarterback Malcolm Bell was throwing for 337 yards and two touchdowns in a backup role the last time the home crowd at O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium saw him during a loss to Charlotte in Week 3. Bell is poised to start when NCCU hosts Howard on Oct. 4.
NCCU freshman Kert Kilumets delivers HBCU national championship
Among the matters N.C. Central would do well to address during its bye this week are capitalizing in the red zone, converting on third-down situations and getting more momentum out of its running game to catch up with what the Eagles are doing through the air.
Darius Victor ran for 194 yards and three touchdowns Saturday to lead Towson to a 31-20 comeback win over N.C. Central.
N.C. Central vs. Towson
NCCU cannot afford a slow start Saturday (Sept. 20) against a Towson team that last season played for the national championship of the Football Championship Subdivision. North Dakota State beat Towson 35-7 in that game.
In 2012, Henry Frazier III was choosing between quarterbacks Jordan Reid and Matt Goggans. Now NCCU coach Jerry Mack is deciding among Malcolm Bell and Quinn Billerman.
There is no quarterback controversy at N.C. Central, just a signal-caller selection to make, NCCU coach Jerry Mack said. Quinn Billerman started Saturday against Charlotte and was 5 of 11 for 17 yards before Malcolm Bell got under center with 11:36 left in the second quarter.
Strong fourth quarters are fine, but NCCU wants to play well early as well
The Eagles tied a school record by scoring 28 points in the fourth quarter on Saturday.