The SWAC announced it will begin its spring football season on Feb. 27, with a plan to play the conference championship game on May 1.
The SWAC has joined other conferences in postponing fall sports, but it is the first to announce specific plans to move football to the spring, including a six-game conference schedule with games beginning in late February or early March.
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Aqeel Glass threw three touchdown passes as Alabama A&M bounced back from a heartbreaking loss a week ago to roll past Mississippi Valley State, 30-13 in the Southwestern Conference regular season finale Saturday afternoon.
Charles Wright threw for two touchdowns, Kevin Dominique ran for 131 yards and a score and Grambling State defeated Mississippi Valley State 40-0 on Saturday for the Tigers’ sixth consecutive victory.
KHA'Darris Davis threw for 183 yards and a touchdown and Alabama State earned its first shutout since 2012 by blanking Mississippi Valley State, 27-0 in a Southwest Conference battle Saturday afternoon.
Caleb Johnson ran for 121 yards and a touchdown on Saturday as Mississippi Valley State beat Texas Southern 35-14 for the Delta Devils' first conference win of the season.
Derrick Ponder passed for 194 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Adrian Salazar kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime as Jackson State rallied past Mississippi Valley State 31-28 on Saturday.
Shannon Patrick threw for 312 yards and three touchdowns and Taeyler Porter rushed for two scores and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Mississippi Valley State 38-6 on Saturday.
Felix Harper threw six touchdown passes, three of them to LeCharles Pringle, and Alcorn State won its second straight Southwestern Athletic Conference game, rolling past Mississippi Valley State for the seventh straight year, 45-19 on Saturday night.
Isaac Washington ran for 149 yards and two touchdowns and Bethune-Cookman beat Mississippi Valley State 22-6 on Saturday night.
Bailey Giffen booted a 44-yard field goal in overtime to give Lamar a 23-20 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday night.
Cameron Rosendahl accounted for two touchdowns and Tennessee State held off Mississippi Valley State 26-20 in a season opener on Saturday night.
Jeremiah Hixon dove over the pylon to score on a short pass in overtime and Dennis Roberts ended the game with a sack as Alabama State edged Mississippi Valley State 31-24 on Thursday in the season finale for both teams.
Jordan Bentley ran for three touchdowns and Alabama A&M beat Mississippi Valley State 42-14 in a regular-season closer on Saturday.
Delmon Williams threw for five touchdowns and Raeshad Herriott and William Robinson both ran for 100 yards and a touchdown to lead Hampton to its sixth straight win on Saturday, 54-39 over Mississippii Valley State.
Geremy Hickbottom threw touchdown passes to three different receivers and Grambling State held on to defeat Mississippi Valley State 24-19 on Saturday.
Devin Williams threw for two touchdowns, the Tigers scored twice on fumble returns and Texas Southern beat Mississippi Valley State 42-14 on Saturday for its first Southwestern Athletic Conference win of the season.
Dejerric Bryant ran for 174 yards and three touchdowns, including the winner in double overtime, and Mississippi Valley State picked up its first season win, beating Arkansas-Pine Bluff 48-47 on Saturday.
Jarrad Hayes passed for one touchdown, ran for another and Christian Jacquemin kicked three field goals as Jackson State won a homecoming game for the first time in three seasons, downing Mississippi Valley State 23-7 on Saturday.
Akevious Williams passed for two touchdowns and ran for another and Bethune-Cookman rallied from an early 14-point deficit to beat Mississippi Valley State 41-27 on Saturday.
Noah Johnson rushed for three touchdowns as Alcorn State gained 462 yards on the ground, defeating Mississippi Valley State 56-20 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener Saturday night.
Jacksonville State piled up 324 yards of offense in the first half, scoring touchdowns on five of their first seven possessions to breeze to a 71-0 victory over Mississippi Valley on Saturday night.