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The Brown family is slated to have three brothers play for Alcorn State University this season. The Brown family is pictured last Saturday, April 23, at the school’s spring game. Pictured are, from left, father Michael Brown, youngest son Matthew Brown, middle son Nicolas Brown, eldest son Christian Brown and mother Faye Brown.  (Nicole Hester/The Natchez Democrat)

Brown brothers eager to contribute for Alcorn State this season

LORMAN — Playing football for Alcorn State University is a dream come true for Christian Brown. Read more

Braves defense stands out

LORMAN — Alcorn State defensive coordinator Cedric Thomhas enjoyed his press-box view of the Braves’ defense during the Purple and Gold spring game in Lorman ... Read more

Alcorn State’s Jalen Walker stiff-arms Jayron Harness Saturday at the annual Purple and Gold ASU spring football game in Lorman. (Nicole Hester/The Natchez Democrat)

Purple, Gold play to 6-6 tie at ASU annual spring game

LORMAN — Alcorn State fans got their first look at the Braves football program under its new head coach Fred McNair Saturday. Read more

Alcorn men’s basketball ruled academically ineligible for 2017 NCAA Tournament

Alcorn State men’s basketball was declared ineligible after the NCAA released its Academic Progress Reports Wednesday. Braves men’s basketball is ineligible for its second consecutive ... Read more

Footman wants to build off breakout 2015 season as Braves’ QB

Alcorn State quarterback John Gibbs Jr. went down on the second play from scrimmage against Southern University Halloween night in 2015, and the Lenorris Footman ... Read more

McNair heads up spring practice with new coaching staff

First-year Alcorn State football coach Fred McNair keeps the 2015 Southwestern Conference Championship trophy in his office, the office of former coach Jay Hopson. Read more

Alcorn golfer wins playoff, tournament

NATCHEZ — Alcorn State golfer Daniel Racioppa told head coach Andrew MacBean at the beginning of the fall season his goal was to win one ... Read more

Alcorn State golfers return home for college invitational

NATCHEZ —Two former Natchez High School golf standouts returned to their hometown Sunday as they get set to partake in a college golf tournament, slated ... Read more

Alcorn signs 18 prospects

lorman — It’s been a busy week for Alcorn State head football coach Fred McNair. Read more

Alcorn St. hires McNair

JACKSON — Alcorn State has its new head coach. Read more

Southern Miss hires Alcorn’s Hopson

Southern Mississippi hired Alcorn State’s Jay Hopson as its next football coach. Read more

Mississippi State’s Mullen denies offering position to Alcorn’s Hopson

Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen denied a Tuesday night report that linked him to offering a position on his staff to Alcorn State ... Read more

Hopson, Alcorn State look to build on past success

NATCHEZ — Alcorn State head football coach Jay Hopson said there is no time to rest. Despite earning back-to-back SWAC titles, the fourth-year coach is ... Read more

Alcorn falls in Celebration Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) — Tarik Cohen rushed for 295 yards and touchdowns of 83, 74 and 73 yards Saturday, and North Carolina A&T used a slew ... Read more

Alcorn wins second straight SWAC title

HOUSTON (AP) — For the second-straight year Alcorn State lifted the Southwestern Athletic Conference Football Championship Trophy at NRG Stadium after beating Grambling State 49-21 ... Read more

Alcorn looks to repeat as SWAC champions against Grambling

LORMAN — The rematch is on, but this time, the stakes are even higher. Alcorn State and Grambling State will face off in Houston for ... Read more

Alcorn manages to eke out 14-10 victory over rival Jackson State

Alcorn State’s high-powered offensive machine sputtered and wheezed like a dying old Ford on Saturday. It cranked up just long enough to get across the ... Read more

Alcorn pumped up up to play Jackson State

When Alcorn State and Jackson State clash this Saturday, the fact that the teams have had nearly opposite seasons will mean nothing. Read more

Alcorn State falls short of comeback after trailing big

By Ernest Bowker The Vicksburg Post LORMAN — Within the first four minutes of the game, Prairie View A&M had already scored two touchdowns against ... Read more

THUD IN THE MUD: Alcorn State blows out Southern University on road, 48-7

BATON ROUGE — When Alcorn State starting quarterback John Gibbs went down with an injury in the first quarter of the Braves’ game Saturday against ... Read more

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