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Streak continues, TSU falls

The 20th Annual Atlanta Classic served as a highly anticipated contest between the Florida A&M University Rattlers and the Tennessee State University Tigers. FAMU overran TSU 31-12 in front of  51,950 fans at the Georgia Dome Saturday.  “As a football player and as a competitor you should never shy away […]

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Florida State loses to unranked Bulls

  Doak Campbell stadium fell deafly silent as the clock expired on the Seminole’s second loss of the season on Saturday afternoon.     The University of South Florida Bulls entered the game as underdogs to the 18th ranked Florida State University Seminoles, but quickly proved to be driven opponents.  FSU quarterback […]

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Weekend jam-packed with sporting goodies

This weekend, whether you enjoy knockouts, high-profile debuts or classic head-to-head match ups, there is guaranteed to be something for you to watch in the world of sports. Obviously, the biggest thing for Florida A&M University is the upcoming 20th Atlanta Football Classic.  The floods throughout Georgia have not caused […]

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Football ranking and record on the line

Following back-to-back nationally televised games, the Rattlers look to continue their undefeated start against the Tennessee State Tigers in the 20th Atlanta Football Classic.  The Rattlers will be putting their new top 25 ranking on the line as well as their undefeated record. Florida A&M University has not seen a […]

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Leroy Vann on “ESPN College Gameday Live”

ESPN has made it quite clear over the past few years:  They are no strangers to Florida A&M University. They have been sending recruiters each fall semester for the past two to three years to offer students internships and/or entry-level positions at their main headquarters in Bristol, Conn. They also […]

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The return specialist

LeRoy Vann is one of the most prolific kick returners in Florida A&M University football history. In FAMU’s past two games, against Winston-Salem and Howard Universities, the record setting Vann has returned four punts for touchdowns, with 10 kicks returned for touchdowns over the past 2 seasons. All of which […]

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Flag football team dominates both male and female sides competition

Even though the Rattlers played Thursday, there was still a lot of football to play Saturday at FAMU. Simply Marvelous, a female traveling intramural flag football team, held a workout clinic for its upcoming season. “We want to help others create memories,” said Tony Brewington, intramural sports coordinator. Brewington coordinated […]

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FAMU dismantles Howard, goes 3-0

Last year, ESPN chose to host College Gameday Live before the Howard University and Florida A&M University game. This year, the game is nationally televised on a Thursday night by ESPN-U. If there were any doubts about the importance of this conference match-up, they should be gone.  FAMU did not […]

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Blog finale: FAMU wins 48-10

Be sure to frequently refresh the story for up to date news. Watch the pregame show. Notice anything new? FAMU’s band seems to be missing a key element: The drum majors. As of right now, there’s only one out there. Keep reading for updates. It looks like it’s a good […]

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Lady Rattlers dominate home game

Christening the new Florida A&M Multipurpose Center in fine fashion, FAMU’s Lady Rattler volleyball team defeated the Mercer University Bears three matches to none.Coach Tony Trifonov is currently in his 12th year as FAMU’s volleyball coach. With a record of 254-105, eight straight Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference titles under his belt, […]