A Very American Coup By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor-in-Chief...
Honoring the best of 2010
Frank Warren, (6-0, 180, Sr., Pleasant Grove, Ala.) Grambling State University, “SBN Sports | Doug Williams Offensive Player of the Year” Warren led the SWAC and was 3rd in the NCAA in rushing with 1,592 yards.
He also averaged 10.4 points per game, which was 5th in the FCS.
He is currently 6th among active career rushers in the NCAA and second all-time in the SWAC finishing with 3,910 yards. During the 2010 season he passed NFL Hall of Famer Walter Payton on the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s all-time rushing list moving into 5th place.
DeJuan Fulghum, (6-1, 220, Jr., Killeen, Texas) Texas Southern University, “SBN Sports | Mel Blount Defensive Player of the Year” Fulghum finished 3rd in the SWAC in total tackles with 91, and led the league with 9.0 sacks. He finished with 15.0 tackles-for-loss and one interception. Fulghum led the Tiger defense to a #2 ranking in the FCS in total defense.
Brian Jenkins, Bethune Cookman University, “SBN Sports | Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year” Jenkins took over the reins of the Wildcats’ football program in 2010 and lead B-CU to a 10-1 overall record and 7-1 mark in the MEAC.
The Wildcats earned a share of the conference title and finished their season by hosting a first-round game in the FCS Playoffs.
The 2010 SBN Sports Black College All-American Team also includes South Carolina State University teammates Johnny Culbreath, David Erby, Blake Erickson and Josh Harrison. Culbreath, Erby and Erickson were also members of the 2009 SBN Sports Black College All-American Team.
The 2010 SBN Sports Black College All-American Team will be honored at the 37th annual BCAA Awards Luncheon on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at the Doubletree Resort Orlando in Orlando, Florida.
The Co-hosts for the event are Doug Banks and DeDe McGuire of The Doug Banks Radio Show. FOX Network Sports Analyst, Actor and former New York Giants Defensive End Michael Strahan is the keynote speaker for the occasion, which also includes an NFL “Skull Session” dinner and BCAA Honorary Committee Dessert Reception.
Special invited guests include Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Raheem Morris, Pittsburgh Steelers Co-owner John Stallworth, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Cleveland Browns defensive end Marcus Benard.
The Black College All American Awards Weekend (BCAA) recognizes and celebrates the academic and athletic achievements of student athletes who play football at America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
It is attended by past and present NFL greats including Doug Williams, Mel Blount, Lem Barney, Robert Brazile, Kenny Burrough, Greg Lloyd, the members of the 2010 BCAA Team, their families, event sponsors and special invited guests.
|QB||Casey Therriault||Jackson State||6-3||205||Jr.||Wyoming Park, MI|
|RB||Frank Warren||Grambling State||6-0||180||Sr.||Pleasant Grove, AL|
|RB||DeAngelo Branche||Norfolk State||5-11||200||Sr.||Norfolk, VA|
|WR||Raymond Webber||Arkansas Pine Bluff||6-3||220||Sr.||St. Louis, MO|
|WR||Ronnie Childs||Albany State||6-3||200||Sr.||Manchester, GA|
|TE||Renty Rollins||Jackson State||6-4||255||Jr.||Detroit, MI|
|OL||Natiel Curry||Bethune Cookman||6-2||280||Jr.||Miami, FL|
|OL||Josh Harrison||South Carolina State||6-4||290||Sr.||Lake City, SC|
|OL||Johnny Culbreath||South Carolina State||6-6||310||Sr.||Monroe, GA|
|OL||David Mims||Virginia Union||6-7||330||Sr.||Charlotte, NC|
|OL||Charles Smith||Texas Southern||6-5||325||Sr.||Largo, MD|
|PK||Blake Erickson||South Carolina State||5-10||165||Jr.||Pensacola, FL|
|DL||Kendrick Ellis||Hampton University||6-3||280||Sr.||West Palm Beach, FL|
|DL||Malcom Jenkins||Elizabeth City State||6-5||235||Sr.||Florence, NJ|
|DL||Marquis Jackson||Texas Southern||6-5||275||So.||Inglewood, CA|
|DL||Derrin Nettles||Morehouse||6-4||305||Sr.||Montgomery, AL|
|LB||David Erby||South Carolina State||6-0||220||Sr.||Rock Hill, SC|
|LB||Dejuan Fulghum||Texas Southern||6-1||220||Jr.||Killeen, TX|
|LB||Cliff Exama||Grambling State.||5-10||235||Jr.||N. Miami Beach, FL|
|DB||Moses Ellis||Prairie View A&M||5-8||175||Jr.||Fort Worth, TX|
|DB||Eugene Clifford||Tennessee State||6-2||205||Sr.||Cincinnati, OH|
|DB||Michael Williams||Bethune Cookman||6-3||190||Sr.||Miami, FL|
|DB||Qier Hall||Florida A&M||6-2||175||Sr.||Cocoa Beach, FL|
|P||Ronnie Partridge||Stillman College||5-10||185||Jr.||Ridge Spring, SC|
SBN COACH OF THE YEAR – Brian Jenkins, Bethune Cookman University