NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2022 – The Grambling State University and Southern University men’s basketball programs have been selected to play in the NBA HBCU Classic 2023, the NBA announced today. The Southwestern Athletic Conference matchup will take place on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m. ET/2 p.m. MT at the University of Utah’s Jon… Continue reading Grambling State University and Southern University to Play in NBA HBCU Classic 2023 on Feb. 18
Lyndon Rash’s journey at Grambling State University hasn’t exactly been smooth. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana native came to Grambling State as a freshman in 2017 from Madison Prep High School as one of the best wide receivers in the state. However, his path to stardom on the football field was met with setbacks ranging from… Continue reading Rash Ready for One More Push
Four years ago, Kailey Pena stepped foot on the Grambling State University campus as a freshman and etched her name into the athletic record books. As one of the most decorated student-athletes to come from Grambling State, Pena’s determination and hard work led her to being one of the best Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) women’s… Continue reading GSU’s Kailey Pena Gears Up for Next Chapter
“The Voice” of Grambling State Athletics to Moderate Facebook Live Q&A GRAMBLING, La – April 8, 2020 – Today, Grambling State University Athletics Director Dr. David Ponton announced a Town Hall-style Q&A meeting with Head Football Coach Broderick Fobbs to be hosted on the University’s Facebook Live with moderator Leon Thomas III on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. “With SWAC cancellation and the… Continue reading Coach Broderick Fobbs to Join Dr. David Ponton and Leon Thomas III for Virtual Town Hall on Athletics
World Famed Band to Sport Two Unique adidas Originals Designs at Honda Battle of the Bands January 23, 2020 – Today, Grambling State University unveiled two exclusive sneaker designs developed by athletic apparel partner, adidas Originals, for the students of the World Famed Tiger Marching Band. “We appreciate that our partners at adidas engage our… Continue reading adidas Presents Custom Footwear to Grambling State University’s Marching Band
HBCU Queens Go Head-to-Head Supporting Opposite Sides of 46-Year Rivalry GRAMBLING, La – November 26, 2019 – They will be on opposite sides of the Bayou Classic field for the annual competition, but Miss Southern A&M University, Alacia Brew, and Miss Grambling State University, Rickenzie Johnikin are friends whose bond extends beyond rivalry.
The 46th Annual Bayou Classic is just around the corner with all the traditional events and some new ways to make the season unforgettable! Check out the full event schedule below to get your tickets and make sure you haven’t left anything out of your plans.
100th Birthday Celebration Continues with Convocation Today at 11 a.m. GRAMBLING, La. – November 11, 2019 – Grambling’s own legendary baseball coach, Wilbert Ellis, will keynote the Fourth Annual Edward G. Robinson Leadership Lecture Series on November 12 in the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center at 11 a.m. Coach Ellis is a Grambling State Baseball… Continue reading Three-Time SWAC Champion, Coach Wilbert Ellis, to Keynote Eddie G. Robinson Lecture Series
Athletic Apparel Giant Celebrates Nearly Two-Year Partnership with University During Homecoming Grambling State welcomes global sports partner and multi-billion dollar corporation, adidas, to give 300 Homecoming attendees the opportunity to create their own screen-printed adidas apparel at the adidas MakerLab Friday, November 1 on the campus Yard from 1-6 p.m.
GSU Legend, Black College Hall of Fame Inductee, Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee, and American Football League All-Time Team Member