SIAC Columnist

SIAC Columnist

A.D. Drew is the co-host and producer of the BCSN SportsWrap and producer of Dr. Cavil's Inside the HBCU SportsLab on the Black College Sports Network.  The St. Louis, Mo native has worked as a play-by-play voice and a color-analyst for the BCSN.  

Drew is a graduate of Florida A&M and Tuskegee. 



Playoff Preview (Round 2) - Benedict vs. Wingate

For the first time in school history, the #11 Benedict Tigers (11-0, 8-0) will participate in the Division II football playoffs.  The Tigers enhanced this history by, not only hosting a playoff game, but earning the number one seed in Super Region 2. 

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Fort Valley State submits resume early to Super Region Two committee

With their victory this past Saturday over previously Top 25 ranked Albany State (7-3, 5-2), the Fort Valley Wildcats ascended to the 7th seed in Super Region Two, entering the final week of the regular season.  With #12 Benedict (10-0, 7-0) winning the SIAC East Division crown and claiming the spot in the SIAC Championship this Saturday, FVSU has decided not to pursue an eleventh game this week and let their current resume speak for itself. 

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SIAC Championship Game Preview

November 9th, 2022 5:00pm

For the first time since 2015, the SIAC Championship Game will feature two teams that were unbeaten in conference play.  Two of the hottest teams in, not only HBCU football, but also in Division II football enter the game, looking for conference supremacy. 

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SIAC Championship Game set but Fountain City Classic looms large

Week ten of the season has traditionally been highlighted by rivalry Saturday to close out the regular season.  While the games of the weekend may seem anticlimactic with both the East and Western division titles already sewed up, the game of week will be the Fountain City Classic, in Columbus, GA, featuring the Albany State Golden Rams versus the Fort Valley State Wildcats. 

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SIAC Week Nine Preview

October 26th, 2022 1:00pm

Although Virginia Union may be the talk of D-II HBCU football this season, the best conference this season, at least in Super Region 2, may be the SIAC.  This upcoming weekend will see a showdown in the SIAC West for the Division crown, and three additional teams in the SIAC East attempt to continue to boost their resume, as the East had three teams ranked within the Top 10 of the initial Super Region 2 rankings. 

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SIAC Week Eight Preview

October 20th, 2022 5:00pm

While the SIAC East race appears to be clear with the #17 Benedict Tigers having defeated the #24 Albany State Golden Rams last week and the Fort Valley State Wildcats three weeks ago, the SIAC West is still up for grabs, despite the Tuskegee Golden Tigers being undefeated in the conference this season.  In the East, Benedict (7-0, 5-0 SIAC) has already defeated the two teams who sit directly behind them in the conference standings: 

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SIAC East Showdown in Albany, GA

October 12th, 2022 11:00pm

Control of the SIAC East will be on the line this Saturday as the #23 Benedict College Tigers (6-0, 3-0) travel to Albany, GA to take on the defending SIAC Champions #14 Albany State Golden Rams (5-1, 3-0) this Saturday at 2pm EDT.  For Albany State, important match-up will serve as their homecoming. 

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SIAC Week Six Preview

October 7th, 2022 1:00am

As the month of October gets into full swing in the SIAC, teams' seasons could be made or broken this weekend. 

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SIAC Week Five Preview

September 29th, 2022 8:00pm

We will start to see some separation in the SIAC East this weekend (weather permitting) as two of the three undefeated teams, not only in the conference, but overall, battle on Saturday afternoon as Benedict travels to Fort Valley State.  Miles travels to Albany State in a rematch of the last three SIAC Championship games, for the sixth matchup in the past four seasons. 

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SIAC Week Four Preview

September 22nd, 2022 8:00pm

The SIAC has a full conference slate for the first time this season, with its maximum of six conference games being played.  SIAC East divisional matchups include Savannah State at Morehouse, and #17 Albany State at Clark-Atlanta. 

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Tuskegee Reaches Historic Milestone with 700th All-Time Win

A.D. Drew | D2Football.com and Black College Sports Network 

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SIAC Preview - Week Three

September 15th, 2022 11:00pm

SIAC Preview - Week ThreeAfter a primetime game on ESPN+ this past Thursday, that saw Benedict (3-0, 1-0 SIAC) defeat Savannah State (1-2, 1-1 SIAC), the remainder of the SIAC will hit the gridiron on Saturday.  The SIAC and GSC will cross-over once again, as there are three match-ups between these two conferences: 

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SIAC Thursday Night Special

September 14th, 2022 5:00pm

Savannah State Travels to Benedict for Thursday Night Game on ESPNUThe Savannah State Tigers (1-1, 1-0 SIAC) travel North on I-95 to Columbia, SC to take on the Benedict Tigers (2-0, 0-0 SIAC), Thursday, on ESPNU.  The game broadcast will begin at 7:30pm. 

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SIAC Recap - Week Two

September 11th, 2022 11:00am

The SIAC was unable to win any games versus non-conference foes this week.  While Albany State held their own versus Florida A&M of the FCS's SWAC Conference, Tuskegee was soundly defeated by FCS Hampton of the CAA.  

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SIAC Week Two Preview

September 8th, 2022 2:00pm

SIAC Preview - Week TwoThe SIAC enters week two of the college football season with some intriguing games. There will be three conference match-ups that will take place. 

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SIAC Recap - Week One

September 5th, 2022 8:00am

SIAC Recap - Week OneWith all SIAC teams in action to open the season, the SIAC saw its teams have fantastic finishes, blowout victories and loss, close calls, and almost victories.  The most thrilling victory was a conference matchup between Clark-Atlanta and Edward Waters. 

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SIAC Week One Preview

September 1st, 2022 11:00am

SIAC WEEK ONE PREVIEW  The SIAC kicks off an exciting season off with all 13 of its teams in action for week one, including five teams appearing in four Classics. 

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Meet the Faces of the SIAC

August 24th, 2022 12:00am

  The 2022 football season in the SIAC has plenty of changes in store for its football fans. 

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SIAC to Have New Commissioner

August 23rd, 2022 10:00pm

The Council of Presidents of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced that Dr. Anthony Holloman will become the 11th Commissioner, effective September 1, 2022. 

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SIAC First Round Playoff Preview

November 18th, 2021 8:00am

2021 Super Region 2 First Round  Saturday, November 20No.

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