Charlotte, N.C. (Oct. 21, 2015) – The Johnson C. Smith football team will welcome Shaw University to Charlotte for the annual JCSU homecoming game this Saturday, Oct. 24. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.
Charlotte, N.C. (Oct. 20, 2015) – Johnson C. Smith safety Carlo Thomas and head coach Kermit Blount earned CIAA weekly honors as named by the league on Tuesday morning.Thomas, an East Orange, N.J. product, earned the league’s Defensive Back of the Week award after setting a new CIAA record and JCSU school record by intercepting four Fayetteville State passes.
Johnson C. Smith and Fayetteville State battled through an entertaining third quarter that included three non-offensive touchdowns, but JCSU prevailed in a huge 37-20 win over the Broncos at the Irwin Belk Complex.
Fayetteville struck first on their initial drive as the Broncos capped a nine play, 77 yard drive when Tavon Gatlin hauled in a two yard touchdown pass from Derek Bryant to give FSU the early 6-0 lead.
Makayla Adams (Michigan City, Ind.). The lead was short-lived as Fayetteville State battled back, taking the 7-4 lead after an ace from Ashley Britton.
Box ScoreCharlotte, N.C. (Oct. 10, 2015)– Johnson C. Smith scored on its first play from scrimmage, a 63 yard pass from freshman quarterback Jordan Lane (Charlotte, N.C.) to receiver Fred Scott (Stone Mountain, Ga.) to take an early 7-0 lead but Winston-Salem State scored 20 second quarter points en route to a 37-22 win at an overcast and drizzly Bowman Gray Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Golden Bulls would open the scoring early, after holding WSSU on their first possession. And on JCSU’s first play from scrimmage, Jordan Lane would find a wide open Fred Scott down the right sideline for a 63 yard scoring play to give the Golden Bulls the early lead.