What Howard’s win can do for HBCU football

By Anthony McClean Now that the dust has cleared from Howard’s historic 43-40 win over FBS opponent UNLV this past Saturday night in Vegas, it’s time to look at what the victory may mean to the immediate and long term future of black college football. Usually, the first week of the HBCU football schedule is filled with these so-called “money games” played by various schools. In other words, the Howard athletic program — a member of the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) — was handed a $600,000 check by UNLV officials for what was supposed to be a royal...

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