HBCU Students Compete as Madden 22 Tournament Finalists and Interns at Super Bowl LVI

Esports is a very lucrative business and is giving educational opportunities for many HBCU students.  The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) has been “implementing a conference-wide Esports platform starting in September 2020.”   The NFL is using esports to connect with students, athletes, and business professionals through the 2nd annual Madden NFL 22 x HBCU Tournament.

The National Football League unveiled its strategy for the top HBCU student finalists who participated in the 2nd annual Madden NFL 22 x HBCU Tournament with a once-in-a-lifetime experience during Super Bowl LVI week. 

15 students from HBCU schools in the SWAC, MEAC, and CIAA will journey to Los Angeles for a week filled with job shadowing opportunities and events with the NFL as well as the finals competition of the Madden NFL 22 x HBCU tournament. 

Madden NFL 22 HBCU Top Student Finalists

Madden NFL 22 HBCU Top Student Finalists

NFL

Name Madden Gamer Tag HBCU School

Andre Kenyoda Patterson Jr

Slattlyfree

Albany State

Javion D Jackson 

Javion142

Albany State

Eric Demetrius Minor Jr. 

ThatGuyDj

Claffin University

Christopher Webb

Sbc_gaming_1of1

Delaware State

Donavan Burrell

Tissue20

Florida A&M

Tykevious Dequante Ivory

Equipedbulldog2

Fort Valley State

Donald Ray White III

DonTnp4L

Grambling State

Malik Seay

kreamyshots

Howard

Malay Robinson Jr

JoseHndrx

Morgan State

Nicholas Harris

BlackTrident4H

Norfolk State

DaSean Wade Neclos Jr

ThaRealSuave

N.C. A&T

Quran Rubin Coy Watts

callingwolves_

N.C. A&T

Christopher James Pitts

Sametarsier8657

St. Augustine

Carlik Humes

Freakylikky

VA Union

Rodney Jimmel McKay Jr

RockoTuff

VA Union

To conclude the week, each student finalist will receive a ticket to attend Super Bowl LVI, on February 13, 2022, at SoFi Stadium. The Madden NFL 22 x HBCU Tournament is driven by the NFL’s commitment to inclusivity and accessibility in both traditional sports and esports.

Throughout the week, the NFL Football Development team will host the

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Los Angeles Rams win Super Bowl LVI with 23-20 comeback win over Cincinnati Bengals | NFL News

Los Angeles Rams receiver Cooper Kupp named Super Bowl MVP after 92-yard and two-TD game; Odell Beckham Jr exits with knee injury in the first half; Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow sacked a joint-Super-Bowl-record seven times

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Highlights of Super Bowl LVI between the LA Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals

Highlights of Super Bowl LVI between the LA Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals

The Los Angeles Rams came back to beat the Cincinnati Bengals in stunning fashion in Super Bowl LVI, lifting the Vince Lombardi Trophy after a 23-20 win at home in SoFi Stadium.

Story of the Game

Trailing 20-16 with six minutes and 13 seconds to go, Matthew Stafford – who gets a ring in his first season in Los Angeles – led the Rams on a 15-play, 79-yard drive capped with a one-yard touchdown pass to Super Bowl MVP Cooper Kupp, who also converted a key fourth down play earlier on the same series.

Joe Burrow and the Bengals would get the ball back with a minute and 25 left but, with the Rams pass rush repeatedly getting home in the second half, Aaron Donald delivered the game-ending hit on fourth down.

Aaron Donald sacked Joe Burrow to seal the win for the Rams in Super Bowl LVI

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Aaron Donald sacked Joe Burrow to seal the win for the Rams in Super Bowl LVI

Aaron Donald sacked Joe Burrow to seal the win for the Rams in Super Bowl LVI

Burrow was sacked a league-high 51 times in the regular season and was taken down a playoff-record nine times in Cincinnati’s divisional round win over the Tennessee Titans, but he was only dropped once in the first half by the much-vaunted Rams pass rush – with Donald

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NFL legend Joe Theismann on the Tremendous Bowl, player security and sports betting

Tremendous Bowl LVI has a lot to dwell up to. This year’s Nationwide Soccer League playoff video games have been amid the most enjoyable of all time, and Tremendous Bowl champion quarterback Joe Theismann thinks Sunday’s game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals will proceed to have lovers on the edge of their seats.

“If the playoffs are any sign of what we may perhaps see in this Tremendous Bowl, it need to be a basic,” the NFL MVP explained to Yahoo Finance Are living.

The Rams will be likely for their second Super Bowl get soon after their victory in 2000 from the Tennessee Titans, although the Bengals are hoping to provide house the Lombardi trophy for the first time in franchise historical past.

“I imagine it is really likely to be really aggressive,” Thiesmann said. “When you seem at the playoffs that we have had about the previous two or 3 months, you have to consider that this game is going to be that sort of a soccer game. The Rams are favored by 4 and a 50 percent. I never assume they can win by that numerous. I imagine it will be a much closer soccer activity. I am finding the Rams. This is the earliest I’ve at any time picked a crew.”

Theismann predicts the Rams will beat the Bengals by a discipline objective, but did not discounted a Bengals upset.

“If the Bengals acquire, I will not consider any one would be stunned. I know it really is their first opportunity. The Rams have been below just a couple of a long time back, and failed to really get it performed. So now they’re again once more to have a further shot at the brass ring, but I imagine it really is

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2022 Super Bowl score: Rams beat Bengals as Matthew Stafford, MVP Cooper Kupp connect late in comeback win

With their backs against the wall late in the fourth quarter, the Los Angeles Rams turned to the connection that spearheaded their offensive attack all year. Matthew Stafford targeted Cooper Kupp six times on the eventual game-winning drive with the duo linking up one final time for a 1-yard touchdown go cap a 15-play, 79-yard trek and take a 23-20 lead over the Cincinnati Bengals with 1:25 to play. Ultimately, that margin held as the Rams claimed victory in Super Bowl LVI and captured the second Lombardi Trophy in franchise history.

Overcoming two Stafford interceptions and a controversial Cincinnati touchdown to start the third quarter, Los Angeles became just the second team in NFL history to win a Super Bowl on their home field, SoFi Stadium. The previously unachieved feat has now been accomplished in consecutive seasons.

The Rams were led by an uneven but gutty effort from Stafford, who completed 26 of 40 passes for 283 yards with those two picks, and Kupp, who caught eight passes for 92 yards and two of those three scores en route to MVP honors. Stafford’s first touchdown of the game went to Odell Beckham Jr., who left the contest in the second quarter due to a non-contact knee injury and never returned.

Equally impressive was L.A.’s defense, which combined for seven sacks with stars Aaron Donald and Von Miller each knocking Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow down twice. Donald, Miller, Leonard Floyd, and A’Shawn Robinson dominated the game in the second half, repeatedly pushing their way into the Bengals backfield to bother Burrow. Donald sealed the game by powering his way through the offensive line and wrapping Burrow in his arms, forcing an errant throw that fell to the ground incomplete on fourth down.

Burrow completed 22 of 33 passes for 263 yards

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BSN Sports activities Swim Group of the Month: Rose Bowl Aquatics

Although swimming all around the environment however seems to be a good deal distinctive than typical because of to the effects of COVID-19, we’re even now highlighting and celebrating swim groups from throughout the region. This thirty day period, we’re taking a closer at Rose Bowl Aquatics, a United states of america Swimming silver medal degree club that serves the Southern California area, and in excess of the decades has developed nationwide age group report holders and a bevy of faculty swimmers.

Earlier this month, Rose Bowl alumnus Trenton Julian won a pair of gold medals at the FINA Brief Course Earth Championships. Julian, who at the moment swims collegiately for the Cal Bears, won his golds as aspect of the USA’s 4×200 teams and 4×50 medley relay groups. He also earned a silver medal as aspect of the 4×100 medley relay workforce.

Rose Bowl’s head coach is Trenton’s father, and former United states of america nationwide teamer, Jeff Julian. We spoke spoke with Julian to get a sense of what would make this staff unique, as effectively as some of his thoughts on caching in general.

If there’s that 1 detail that is obvious when speaking with Julian, it is the important of swimming as a “team.” Julian describes his coaching philosophy merely as “TEAM led, approach oriented, and driven by advancement.”

That emphasis on workforce permeates all that Rose Bowl Aquatics does and is the critical component in the workforce chemistry.

In the end it’s the individuals that make the Crew chemistry distinctive. In hopes of building the most effective setting probable, Group is usually at the forefront of what we do. It has to be a precedence and you have to remind them that they are a component of anything even bigger than on their own.

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Former Broncos star Demaryius Thomas dies at 33; Pro Bowl wide receiver helped Denver win Super Bowl title

The NFL community lost one of its top players of the 2010s on Thursday, as former Broncos star Demaryius Thomas was found dead in his home at the age of 33, according to a Roswell, Georgia, police report obtained by the Washington Post. Police say preliminary information suggests Thomas’ death stemmed from a medical issue.

LaTonya Bonseigneur, a first cousin who grew up with Thomas, told the Associated Press the family believes he died from a seizure.

Family members were reportedly notified by the Roswell police at about 9 p.m. ET that they had found Thomas in a shower at his home.

“He had been suffering from seizures for over a year, and we believe he had a seizure when he was showering,” Bonseigneur said early Friday. “We’re not sure when he died. We just spoke with him yesterday.”

She added, “He was alone and a friend couldn’t get hold of him, so he called his driver, who has a key because of these seizures, and he went into his home and found him in the shower.”

“The NFL family mourns the tragic loss of Demaryius Thomas and we extend our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones,” the NFL released in a statement.

We are devastated and completely heartbroken.

Demaryius’ humility, warmth, kindness and infectious smile will always be remembered by those who knew him and loved him. pic.twitter.com/0GLZIr6UP3

— Denver Broncos (@Broncos) December 10, 2021

Thomas, who last played in 2019, had only officially announced his retirement this June. He finished his 10-year career as one of the most productive wide receivers of his time, most notably as a five-time Pro Bowler and the No. 1 pass-catcher for Denver’s 2015 Super Bowl championship team.

Drafted 22nd overall by the Broncos out of Georgia Tech in 2010, Thomas

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