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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #210 on: February 12, 2020, 09:52:22 AM »

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #211 on: February 12, 2020, 11:00:43 AM »
Good article in Tallahassee Newspaper

https://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/college/famu/2020/02/07/famu-rival-n-c-a-t-leave-meac-2021/4679521002/

Tyrone McGriff knows all too well about the logistics of money matters with athletics. The former FAMU football player now serves as the athletics director at Florida High School.

He expressed sadness about the loss of league rivalry games with the Aggies. However, McGriff wants FAMU to position itself for athletic sustainability – even if it means parting ways with the MEAC.

"NCAT has been a valued rival of FAMU for years. The two institutions both have rich athletic legacies and an even more profound mark on African-American culture. Seeing them leave the MEAC is bittersweet because of our long-lasting relationship, but maybe needed," he said.

"HBCUs have to evolve with the current trends in intercollegiate athletics. Conference alignment is pivotal in program growth and development. I hope our administrators look at the current moves taking place and consider joining a conference more reasonable for us in travel and for revenue-generating."

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #212 on: February 12, 2020, 12:59:51 PM »
Good article in Tallahassee Newspaper

https://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/college/famu/2020/02/07/famu-rival-n-c-a-t-leave-meac-2021/4679521002/

Tyrone McGriff knows all too well about the logistics of money matters with athletics. The former FAMU football player now serves as the athletics director at Florida High School.

He expressed sadness about the loss of league rivalry games with the Aggies. However, McGriff wants FAMU to position itself for athletic sustainability – even if it means parting ways with the MEAC.

"NCAT has been a valued rival of FAMU for years. The two institutions both have rich athletic legacies and an even more profound mark on African-American culture. Seeing them leave the MEAC is bittersweet because of our long-lasting relationship, but maybe needed," he said.

"HBCUs have to evolve with the current trends in intercollegiate athletics. Conference alignment is pivotal in program growth and development. I hope our administrators look at the current moves taking place and consider joining a conference more reasonable for us in travel and for revenue-generating."

Wrong. I guess he have learned nothing from the age of Donald Trump and his supporters (Big South). Black Colleges need to stick together more now than ever. Every time one of us say we need to diversify, the closer we are to not existing. This "Make America Great Again" country can't wait to close our schools. Our needs still exist as they have more than 150 years ago. What needs to change is how we spend our money and knowing who we really are. If our costs are too high we need to move down... not move over.

But if you insist on justifying a dumb concept in moving, then do so. Just leave the rest of us alone. This will be my last post directed at those clowns in Greensboro.

GOOD BY!

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #213 on: February 12, 2020, 01:11:33 PM »
Good article in Tallahassee Newspaper

https://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/college/famu/2020/02/07/famu-rival-n-c-a-t-leave-meac-2021/4679521002/

Tyrone McGriff knows all too well about the logistics of money matters with athletics. The former FAMU football player now serves as the athletics director at Florida High School.

He expressed sadness about the loss of league rivalry games with the Aggies. However, McGriff wants FAMU to position itself for athletic sustainability – even if it means parting ways with the MEAC.

"NCAT has been a valued rival of FAMU for years. The two institutions both have rich athletic legacies and an even more profound mark on African-American culture. Seeing them leave the MEAC is bittersweet because of our long-lasting relationship, but maybe needed," he said.

"HBCUs have to evolve with the current trends in intercollegiate athletics. Conference alignment is pivotal in program growth and development. I hope our administrators look at the current moves taking place and consider joining a conference more reasonable for us in travel and for revenue-generating."

Wrong. I guess he have learned nothing from the age of Donald Trump and his supporters (Big South). Black Colleges need to stick together more now than ever. Every time one of us say we need to diversify, the closer we are to not existing. This "Make America Great Again" country can't wait to close our schools. Our needs still exist as they have more than 150 years ago. What needs to change is how we spend our money and knowing who we really are. If our costs are too high we need to move down... not move over.

But if you insist on justifying a dumb concept in moving, then do so. Just leave the rest of us alone. This will be my last post directed at those clowns in Greensboro.

GOOD BY!

Lol almost 20 percent enrolled students are non white. But hey, we are wrong lol

 The enrolled student population at Winston-Salem State University is 72.9% Black or African American, 14.9% White, 3.61% Hispanic or Latino, 3.37% Two or More Races, 0.824% Asian, 0.373% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0196% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

https://datausa.io/profile/university/winston-salem-state-university#enrollment

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #214 on: February 12, 2020, 01:14:33 PM »
Good article in Tallahassee Newspaper

https://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/college/famu/2020/02/07/famu-rival-n-c-a-t-leave-meac-2021/4679521002/

Tyrone McGriff knows all too well about the logistics of money matters with athletics. The former FAMU football player now serves as the athletics director at Florida High School.

He expressed sadness about the loss of league rivalry games with the Aggies. However, McGriff wants FAMU to position itself for athletic sustainability – even if it means parting ways with the MEAC.

"NCAT has been a valued rival of FAMU for years. The two institutions both have rich athletic legacies and an even more profound mark on African-American culture. Seeing them leave the MEAC is bittersweet because of our long-lasting relationship, but maybe needed," he said.

"HBCUs have to evolve with the current trends in intercollegiate athletics. Conference alignment is pivotal in program growth and development. I hope our administrators look at the current moves taking place and consider joining a conference more reasonable for us in travel and for revenue-generating."

Wrong. I guess he have learned nothing from the age of Donald Trump and his supporters (Big South). Black Colleges need to stick together more now than ever. Every time one of us say we need to diversify, the closer we are to not existing. This "Make America Great Again" country can't wait to close our schools. Our needs still exist as they have more than 150 years ago. What needs to change is how we spend our money and knowing who we really are. If our costs are too high we need to move down... not move over.

But if you insist on justifying a dumb concept in moving, then do so. Just leave the rest of us alone. This will be my last post directed at those clowns in Greensboro.

GOOD BY!

I think A&T washed their hands of WSSU years ago. It's you on this forum that has been begging for a game. Not A&T.

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #215 on: February 12, 2020, 02:03:46 PM »
It's reported that BCU has already removed the A&T flag from among the MEAC member flags hanging un their gym.

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #216 on: February 12, 2020, 02:19:51 PM »
It's reported that BCU has already removed the A&T flag from among the MEAC member flags hanging un their gym.

Lol i love it.

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #217 on: February 12, 2020, 03:30:15 PM »


Not true.  That grass was green year round at Lackland AFB.  Ain't nobody in the Air Force smart enough to make artificial grass grow.
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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #218 on: February 13, 2020, 06:34:20 PM »
These are the football games already on the books for 2021 for A&T, so I guess we will pick up 1 or 2 non-conference games.

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09/11 - Charleston Southern
TBA - at Duke

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #219 on: February 13, 2020, 08:43:43 PM »
Good article in Tallahassee Newspaper

https://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/college/famu/2020/02/07/famu-rival-n-c-a-t-leave-meac-2021/4679521002/

Tyrone McGriff knows all too well about the logistics of money matters with athletics. The former FAMU football player now serves as the athletics director at Florida High School.

He expressed sadness about the loss of league rivalry games with the Aggies. However, McGriff wants FAMU to position itself for athletic sustainability – even if it means parting ways with the MEAC.

"NCAT has been a valued rival of FAMU for years. The two institutions both have rich athletic legacies and an even more profound mark on African-American culture. Seeing them leave the MEAC is bittersweet because of our long-lasting relationship, but maybe needed," he said.

"HBCUs have to evolve with the current trends in intercollegiate athletics. Conference alignment is pivotal in program growth and development. I hope our administrators look at the current moves taking place and consider joining a conference more reasonable for us in travel and for revenue-generating."

Wrong. I guess he have learned nothing from the age of Donald Trump and his supporters (Big South). Black Colleges need to stick together more now than ever. Every time one of us say we need to diversify, the closer we are to not existing. This "Make America Great Again" country can't wait to close our schools. Our needs still exist as they have more than 150 years ago. What needs to change is how we spend our money and knowing who we really are. If our costs are too high we need to move down... not move over.

But if you insist on justifying a dumb concept in moving, then do so. Just leave the rest of us alone. This will be my last post directed at those clowns in Greensboro.

GOOD BY!

Lol almost 20 percent enrolled students are non white. But hey, we are wrong lol

 The enrolled student population at Winston-Salem State University is 72.9% Black or African American, 14.9% White, 3.61% Hispanic or Latino, 3.37% Two or More Races, 0.824% Asian, 0.373% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0196% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

https://datausa.io/profile/university/winston-salem-state-university#enrollment

Almost comical.

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #220 on: February 14, 2020, 09:37:26 AM »
These are the football games already on the books for 2021 for A&T, so I guess we will pick up 1 or 2 non-conference games.

2021
09/04 - at Furman
09/11 - Charleston Southern
TBA - at Duke

We will have 2 games to add. Charleston Southern is a conference game. We have 7 conf games and 4 non conference

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #221 on: February 14, 2020, 02:22:53 PM »
Good article in Tallahassee Newspaper

https://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/college/famu/2020/02/07/famu-rival-n-c-a-t-leave-meac-2021/4679521002/

Tyrone McGriff knows all too well about the logistics of money matters with athletics. The former FAMU football player now serves as the athletics director at Florida High School.

He expressed sadness about the loss of league rivalry games with the Aggies. However, McGriff wants FAMU to position itself for athletic sustainability – even if it means parting ways with the MEAC.

"NCAT has been a valued rival of FAMU for years. The two institutions both have rich athletic legacies and an even more profound mark on African-American culture. Seeing them leave the MEAC is bittersweet because of our long-lasting relationship, but maybe needed," he said.

"HBCUs have to evolve with the current trends in intercollegiate athletics. Conference alignment is pivotal in program growth and development. I hope our administrators look at the current moves taking place and consider joining a conference more reasonable for us in travel and for revenue-generating."

Wrong. I guess he have learned nothing from the age of Donald Trump and his supporters (Big South). Black Colleges need to stick together more now than ever. Every time one of us say we need to diversify, the closer we are to not existing. This "Make America Great Again" country can't wait to close our schools. Our needs still exist as they have more than 150 years ago. What needs to change is how we spend our money and knowing who we really are. If our costs are too high we need to move down... not move over.

But if you insist on justifying a dumb concept in moving, then do so. Just leave the rest of us alone. This will be my last post directed at those clowns in Greensboro.

GOOD BY!

That bold part......is kinda exactly what we're doing.......whew lawd

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #222 on: February 14, 2020, 07:27:25 PM »
Whether great or small, victory is victory!

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #223 on: February 15, 2020, 03:13:54 AM »
It's reported that BCU has already removed the A&T flag from among the MEAC member flags hanging un their gym.

The fact that a few schools don’t carry banners of any other school in their arena this is not a big deal that they aren’t giving free advertisement for other schools.

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Re: Aggies to Announce on Friday that they are leaving the MEAC
« Reply #224 on: February 15, 2020, 09:41:20 AM »
A high school coach and athletic director commenting on intercollegiate athletics. This is ridiculous. The paper was ridiculous for publishing the article. I wonder if they had to search hard to find a brother who would express their viewpoint.

 

 

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