ESPN Events: James Spady

Broadway, Spady ready for MEAC/SWAC

June, 22, 2014
Jun 22
4:42
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These aren’t quite fightin’ words, but make no mistake – the coaches who’ll be dueling in the 10th installment of the MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney are ready.

Both schools -- North Carolina A&T State, coached by Rod Broadway, and Alabama A&M, coached by James Spady, are making their debuts in the annual HBCU game -- to be played Sunday, Aug. 31 (11:45 am ET, on ESPN). Broadway and Spady have already started rallying their respective fan bases, all but guaranteeing a healthy showdown to get the 2013-2014 football season started.

Spady’s message: Watch

Broadway’s message: Watch

MEAC/SWAC celebrates 10th anniversary

February, 5, 2014
Feb 5
6:46
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The MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney – celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014 – will showcase North Carolina A&T of the MEAC against Alabama A&M of the SWAC on Sunday, Aug. 31. The yearly event – which features teams from two prominent Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) – will be aired on an ESPN network.

It will be Alabama A&M’s first game under new head coach, James Spady. North Carolina A&T and third-year head coach, Rod Broadway are coming off a seven-win season in 2013.

This year’s game will mark the first meeting between the Bulldogs and the Aggies—which brings us to the gazillion-dollar question: Who you got? Hit us on Twitter ... use #MEACSWAC10 and #MSC2014

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