Davidson wins gold, silver at Games

October 10, 2017

Special to the Outlook VICTORIA, B.C. – Florida State freshman diver Joshua Davidson ended his junior career with a bang, bringing home gold and silver for the United States in the springboard events at the 2017 Junior Pan American Championships at the Saanich Commonwealth Place this past weekend.   “Josh

Loss to Central leaves Rattlers frustrated Sports

Loss to Central leaves Rattlers frustrated

October 10, 2017

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer More than 18,000 fans had already seen the reason for FAMU quarterback Ryan Stanley’s frustration before he expressed himself about 20 minutes after the Rattlers fell 21-14 to North Carolina Central.   “Offense didn’t execute,” said Stanley, following the disappointing showing

N.C. Central solid challenge for Rattlers Feature

N.C. Central solid challenge for Rattlers

October 3, 2017

    Special to the Outlook SAVANNAH, Ga. – FAMU’s football team couldn’t have had a better primer before returning to Bragg Stadium on Thursday night, considering the assignment. The Rattlers will face defending MEAC champion North Carolina Central (2-1, 1-0 MEAC). The game will be televised nationally on ESPNU,

Overton: Classics will bring big cash Sports

Overton: Classics will bring big cash

October 3, 2017

By St. Calir Murranie Outlook staff reporter So FAMU lost the game in Tampa two weekends ago against Tennessee State. Not much surprise there.   The stunner actually came a week later when Milton Overton, FAMU’s athletic director who is on a mission to make major improvements, showed up at

Blackman impresses in encouraging debut Sports

Blackman impresses in encouraging debut

October 3, 2017

    By Tim Linafelt Seminole.com There were jitters and growing pains, but also poise, toughness and a few of the prettiest passes that Doak Campbell Stadium has seen in a while. All told, it was an encouraging debut for freshman James Blackman, who completed 22 of 38 passes for

FAMU’s Kennion  reunites with  grandfather on fan day Sports

FAMU’s Kennion reunites with grandfather on fan day

September 7, 2017

      By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Getting a phone call from his grandson when he was a player at Auburn University didn’t surprise Emmitt Alexander. It was customary for Raashed Kennion to check in. But Alexander wasn’t expecting the call from his grandson saying he wants

Rattlers look to Arkansas after opening season with victory over Texas Southern Sports

Rattlers look to Arkansas after opening season with victory over Texas Southern

September 7, 2017

  By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer FAMU’s football players couldn’t have gotten a bigger shot of confidence than they did winning their home opener in front a crowd of 15,401 at Bragg Stadium. While knocking off Texas Southern University 29-7 this past Saturday, the Rattlers looked like a

Fuller molding confident players as Godby’s coach Feature

Fuller molding confident players as Godby’s coach

September 7, 2017

Master motivator   By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Last summer when Corey Fuller spontaneously decided to motivate his football players, he took them to the house where he grew up on Tallahassee’s south side.   He wanted to make a point about his rise from a tough neighborhood

Rattlers’ offensive line showing improvement Feature

Rattlers’ offensive line showing improvement

August 22, 2017

By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer A little lateral pass from FAMU quarterback Ryan Stanley to Ricky Henrilus drew a crowd. The play seemed to be going nowhere.   It seemed every man on the offensive line pushed his way to the ball. Henrilus found a hole and scampered

Former Raiders QB Phillips shows consistency in FAMU scrimmage Sports

Former Raiders QB Phillips shows consistency in FAMU scrimmage

August 15, 2017

    By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Two weeks into pre-season football practice the FAMU defensive unit is doing what’s become the norm – harassing quarterbacks and busting up plays. So that left back-up quarterback Vincent Jefferies as the only major surprise for the way he battled starter