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VUU, which hosts VSU Saturday, generated momentum after challenging start to season | College Sports [Video]

Before Virginia Union played a football game this season, there was the risk-reward game played by fourth-year Panthers coach Alvin Parker.

As usual, he determined that a highly challenging pair of nonconference dates, rather than contests against lesser competition, would give VUU a chance to establish itself nationally in Division II and prepare the Panthers well for their CIAA season.

VUU didn’t get its foot in the national door, as Parker hoped, but the Panthers (5-4) have gone 4-2 in the CIAA heading into Saturday’s 1 p.m. season-finale against Virginia State (3-5, 3-3) at Willie Lanier Field at Hovey Stadium.

VUU opened the season at FCS member Hampton and lost 42-28. The Panthers then hosted Valdosta State (8-0), falling 51-7 to the team that currently ranks No. 2 in Division II.

“We’ve played one of the toughest schedules in Division II,” Parker said. “Right now, if you look at the …

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Deion Sanders flips nation's top recruit, Travis Hunter, from Florida State to Jackson State [Video]

Yahoo Sports College Insider Pete Thamel explains how Deion Sanders was able to get the Rivals.com #1 recruit in the nation to flip from Florida State to Jackson State on National Signing Day, and what the commitment means for HBCUs and college football going forward.

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Testing in the Changing College Admissions Landscape [Video]

Phil Pine, President and Co-Founder of Capital Educators discusses the nature and process of SAT and ACT testing for current college admissions.