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QBs Hickbottom, Witt, WR McClain Stand Out In Legacy Bowl

Feb 19, 2022, 8:37 PM
Geremy Hickbottom...
Grambling State Tigers quarterback Geremy Hickbottom (19) steps back to pass during the 45th annual State Farm Bayou Classic game between the Southern Jaguars and the Grambling State Tigers on Saturday November 24, 2018 at the Mercedes-Benz Super Dome in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Nick Tre. Smith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Nick Tre. Smith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tennessee State’s Geremy Hickbottom accounted for 97 yards and a touchdown from scrimmage to help Team Gaither defeat Team Robinson 22-6 in the inaugural HBCU Legacy Bowl.

Bowie State running back Calil Wilkins turned a short pass from Chowan’s Bryce Witt into a 12-yard score.

Norfolk State QB Juwan Carter added short TD run and Southern receiver Marquis McClain caught seven passes for 84 yards for Team Gaither.

Prairie View A&M QB Juwan Pass had a short TD run for Team Robinson.

The teams were named for prominent former head coaches Eddie Robinson of Grambling and Jake Gaither of Florida A&M.

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