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The Grambling State Tigers
The Grambling Tigers represent Grambling State University in NCAA intercollegiate athletics. Grambling's sports teams participate in Division I as a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference...
are the college football
College football refers to American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities...
team representing the Grambling State University
Grambling State University is a historically black , public, coeducational university, located in Grambling, Louisiana. The university is the home of legendary football coach Eddie Robinson and is on the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail.-Academics:Grambling State University provides over...
. The Tigers play in NCAA Division I Football Championship as a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference
The Southwestern Athletic Conference is a college athletic conference headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, which is made up of historically black universities in the Southern United States...
Black College Football National Championships
The black college football national championship is a mythical national championship won by the best black college football team in the United States of America. There has been some criticism of this title on the grounds that the schools in the various polls compete in different levels of...
- 1955, 1967, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1980, 1983, 1991, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005
College Football Hall of Fame members
- Buck Buchanan
Junious "Buck" Buchanan was an American collegiate and professional Football defensive tackle. He played for the Kansas City Chiefs in the American Football League and in the National Football League ....
Offensive Tackle, 1959-1962, inducted 1996
- Gary "Big Hands" Johnson Defensive Tackle, 1971-1974, inducted 1997
- Eddie Robinson Coach, 1941-1997, inducted 1997
- Doug Williams Quarterback, 1974-1977, inducted 2001
- Paul "Tank" Younger Fullback, 1945-1948, inducted 2000
Alumni in the NFL
Over 100 Grambling State alumni have played in the NFL, including:
- Willie Brown
- Willie Davis
- James Harris
- Charlie Joiner
Charles B. Joiner Jr. is a former American football player who starred in professional football for eighteen seasons, virtually exclusively at the position of wide receiver. He retired with the most career receptions, receiving yards, and games played of any wide receiver in NFL history. He was...
- Everson Walls
Everson Collins Walls is a former American football cornerback in the NFL, having played for the Dallas Cowboys, the New York Giants, and the Cleveland Browns. During his 14 seasons, he was a four-time Pro Bowl selection. He was also a 3-time All-Pro selection...
- Doug Williams