FCS: Week 5 HBCU Predictions

The calendar is slowly turning into October, which suggests a 3rd season is within the books.

As the one unbeaten occasions in HBCU FCS soccer, Jackson State and North Carolina Central have proven us they’re the 2 greatest groups at this level within the season.

Although MEAC continues to be two weeks away from convention play, its two groups will probably be joined by former league member NC A&T going through Huge South opponents, with Tennessee State taking part in an in-state rival, SWAC fully intraleague. Play dipped in whereas Alcorn State, Hampton, and Jackson State will probably be goodbye.

Listed below are my high 5 matchups and predictions for this week.

Document of Predictions:
2022 Document: 49-12
Week 4: 8-3

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North Carolina Central (4-0) at Campbell (1-2), Saturday, 6:00 p.m. (ESPN+)

173. Most factors in Central’s first 4 video games of the season since changing into an FCS program in 2007. Led by QB Davies Richard (991 Whole Yards, 9 Whole Touchdowns), the Eagles have put up online game numbers scoring 40 or extra. Factors in three straight matches for the primary time in 37 years. NCCU has already outperformed the workforce predicted to win again the Huge South in Week 1 (NC A&T). Can it outlast one other Huge South’s high contender?

Eagles 30, Camels 27

Prairie View A&M (2-2, 2-0 SWAC) Grabbling State (1-3, 0-1 SWAC), Saturday, 7:00 p.m. (HBCU GO)

Shah! Do not inform anybody however Prairie View is at the moment 2-0 up in league play. This week, the Panthers look to enhance their convention document whereas going through rival grumbling on the State Truthful Basic. If the Tigers need to maintain off their present loss at 4 in opposition to PVAMU, SWAC’s second-worst protection must decelerate double-threat QB Trazon Conley, who has a complete of 628 yards and 6 touchdowns from three video games this season.

Panthers 27, Tigers 21

Bryant (1-3, 0-0 Huge South) North Carolina A&T (1-3, 0-0 Huge South), Saturday, 7:00 p.m. (ESPN3)

Final week, A&T managed floor play on each side of the ball of their win in opposition to SC State, Catching the Bulldog a run of 12 yards whereas working a season-high 284 yards. Search for Coach Washington to depend on that acquainted components when the Agiges welcome Bryant to Truist Stadium on Saturday, led by RB Bhayshul Tuten, who has a mixed 400 yards run and three runs within the final three video games. There are whole touchdowns.

Eggies 35, Bulldog 30

Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2-2, 0-1 SWAC) Southern (1-2, 0-1 SWAC), Saturday, 7:00 p.m. (ESPN+)

One’s “0” will go to convention play and the strain to maintain tempo with division chief PVAMU will probably be felt by each groups this weekend in Baton Rouge. This matchup between two of SWAC’s best-scoring offenses, unnamed Jackson State, must be enjoyable to observe, as each groups common over 34 factors per competitors.

Jaguar 35, Golden Lions 30

Mississippi Valley State (0-4, 0-1 SWAC) Florida A&M (2-2, 1-1 SWAC), Saturday, 6:00 p.m. (Ratler Sports activities Community)

uh oh. MVSU is one loss away from beginning the season 0-5 for the primary time since 2018. It would not assist that the convention’s worst protection will look to cease QB Jeremy Moussa (954 passing yards, 6 passes TD) at Bragg Stadium. The place FAMU has received 12 straight.

Rattlers 31, Delta Devils 10

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State of South Carolina (1-2), at South Carolina (2-2), Saturday, afternoon (SEC Community)

Gamecock 52, Bulldog 7

Virginia Lynchberg (0-3) at Morgan State (1-2), Saturday, afternoon (ESPN+)

Bear 42, Dragon 17

Howard (1-3) at Yale (1-1), Saturday, afternoon (ESPN+)

bulldog 31, bison 21

Norfolk State (0-4) Sacred Coronary heart (2-2), Saturday, 1:00 p.m. (NEC Frontero)

Crimson Flash 17, Spartans 10

Robert Morris (0-3) Delaware State (2-2), Saturday, 6:00 pm (ESPN+)

Hornet 21, Colonials 20


Lane in Tennessee State (2-2), Saturday, 2:00 p.m. (ESPN3)

Tigers 41, Dragons 10


Bethune-Cookman (1-2, 1-0 SWAC) (0-4, 0-1 SWAC) at Alabama A&M, Saturday, 3:00 p.m. (Bulldog Sports activities Community)

Wildcats 27, Bulldogs 24

Alabama State (2-2, 0-1 SWAC) Texas Southern (1-3. 1-1), Saturday, 7:00 p.m. (AT&T Sportsnet SW)

Tigers 21, Hornets 17


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