University of Alabama honors Albany State President Art Dunning, who helped break color barrier on football team
Art Dunning and four other walk-ons became the first black players for the Crimson Tide in spring 1967
In 1967, four years after then-Gov. George Wallace’s infamous stand in the schoolhouse door, five black football players made history by walking onto the team during Alabama’s spring practice.
The Lady Rams will face Stillman College today at 4:15 p.m.
The Albany State Lady Rams quarterfinal matchup against Stillman College was postponed to today.
Caldwell Jones was one of six brothers who played center at ASU and one of four to play in the NBA
Albany State’s Caldwell Jones played 17 years of professional basketball, from 1973 until 1990.
Rams beat AUM and lost to Saint Leo
After a dissapointing loss Wednesday to Carver College, the Albany State men’s basketball team bounced back Friday with a win against Auburn University at Montgomery but slipped up again Saturday in a loss to Saint Leo University.
The Albany State men's basketball team blew a 15-point lead and watched as Carver’s Derek Douglas hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 9.4 seconds left as the Cougars stunned the Rams.
After decisively winning the first set, 25-16, Albany State drops three straight to Alabama A&M on Tuesday.
Albany State coach Mike White earns his 100th career win Saturday, and his players relish the opportunity to help their beloved coach reach the milestone.
In a bit of a shocker, the Rams, who are coming off a down year, are picked by the conference’s coaches to win the East Division — while ASU’s Jessie Atkins, a Camilla native, and Dexter Moody are named to the All-Conference First Team. (ADDS: All-Conference Teams)
The Albany State football team had a woeful year on offense last season, but offensive coordinator Steve Smith says last year’s play caller, Uyl Joyner, doesn’t deserve to be blamed for the down year.
Mike White and the ASU coaching staff address fans, alumni and media at Friday’s annual kickoff reception and look toward the future as they try to put last year’s disappointing 6-4 record behind them.
April Thomas was the fifth-leading scorer in the nation last season while at Albany State, but after she transferred to Valdosta State during the offseason, the Lady Rams now must find a way to replace their best player.
As first reported by The Herald almost two weeks ago, leading candidate Steve Smith is officially re-hired by Albany State on Wednesday afternoon to return as the football team’s offensive coordinator. (UPDATED: 8 p.m. with addition quotes, reaction, detail)
Former Bainbridge star April Thomas led the Lady Rams in scoring the last two seasons, but now the sharp-shooting guard is bolting for Valdosta State, one of ASU’s biggest rivals.
Steve Smith has been away from Albany State for two years, but sources tell The Herald that he is a leading candidate to return as the team’s offensive coordinator.
Former Grambling State quarterback Frank Rivers has transferred to Albany State and will compete for the starting job this summer.
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