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.
Brandon Gilbert, who either holds or shares every kicking record at NCCU, was inducted into the hall of fame with the entire 2006 NCCU football team on Saturday.
NCCU on Saturday (5 p.m., NCCUEaglePride.com) will host a Charlotte squad that is playing as an independent Football Championship Subdivision team before moving up to the Football Bowl Subdivision in 2015.
N.C. Central University head men’s basketball coach LeVelle Moton has completed his staff for the 2014-15 season as he has named Chris Skinkis to the position of assistant coach, Jake Williams as the director of basketball operations, Derrick Mallison as video coordinator and promoted Justin Bradley to graduate manager.
Charlotte vs. N.C. Central
Talk about a guy who’s dangerous anytime — that’s N.C. Central’s Adrian Wilkins. And he’ll have fresh legs against the Charlotte 49ers this weekend.
N.C. Central cornerback Mike Jones showed his versatility against Elizabeth City State.