North Carolina Central University Head Coach Jerry Mack talks preparing for the game and strategy to win Celebration Bowl

by Angela Davis/@jerseygirlsport Jersey Girl Sports fam let the college bowl season begin! First up is the Airforce Reserve Celebration Bowl where the best of the best in Historically Black College (HBCU) football face-off. This year the North Carolina Central University Eagles will face the Grambling State University Tigers in a historic clash of the titans. Head Coach Jerry Mack talked about the rigorous unconventional conditioning that has helped his team and their strategy to win: While Grambling is arguably the favorite to win, NCCU is able to hold their own. Check these stats:
  • NCCU is the first outright MEAC (Mideastern Athletic Conference) champion since 2012. NCCU was part of a three-way tie in 2015 and a five-way tie in 2014.
  • NCCU has won 16 consecutive games against non-FBC opponents, including 15 in-a-row versus MEAC teams.
  • NCCU boasts a 21-3 records against MEAC opponents in the last three seasons under head coach Jerry Mack, including a 3-0 mark against rival NC A&T.
Jersey Girl Sports fam this game is one for the books and with its already historic place in HBCU football, it will be one we won't forget.  

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