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Morgan State Lone HBCU Representative In FCS Playoffs

Morgan State will travel to Richmond in the first round of the FCS Playoffs. (Baltimore Sun photo)

By Steven J. Gaither

The FCS playoffs brackets are set, and Morgan State will be the lone HBCU representive. Morgan State, the winner of the MEAC’s tie for first place, will travel to Richmond.

// Morgan State finished 7-5 under first year Lee Hull, grabbing a share of the MEAC title for the first time since 1979. Morgan was one of five teams that finished 6-2 in the MEAC, and was awarded the bid after North Carolina Central beat North Carolina A&T 21-14 on Saturday.

North Carolina A&T (9-3) and Bethune-Cookman (9-3) were thought to have an outside chance at an at-large bid, but neither was picked by the selection committee.

Morgan will be hoping to end a MEAC playoff losing streak that extends back to 1999.

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