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FCS Football: 2023 SWAC Media Day Central

The 2023 FCS football is quickly approaching as the time for media days has finally arrived. The SWAC media day was held on July 25 in Birmingham, Alabama.

The conference had four representatives on the Bluebloods 2023 FCS Preseason All-American Team, led by second-team selection Alabama State linebacker Colton Adams. 

Florida A&M and Southern enter the season as the favorites to meet in the SWAC Championship next season. Coaches and SIDs voted on the preseason predicted order of finish for the 2023 season. The full results are listed below.


  1. Florida A&M, 116 points (16 first-place votes)
  2. Jackson State, 94 (2)
  3. Alabama State, 80 (2)
  4. Alabama A&M, 73 (2)
  5. Mississippi Valley State, 35 (2)
  6. Bethune-Cookman, 34


  1. Southern, 122 points (13)
  2. Alcorn State, 94 (6)
  3. Texas Southern, 73 (1)
  4. Grambling State, 69 (2)
  5. Prairie View A&M, 68 (2)
  6. Arkansas Pine-Bluff, 33

Below are links to interviews with coaches and players from the 2023 SWAC Media Day. Audio versions of each interview can be found here

Head Coach Interviews:

T.C. Taylor (Jackson State)

Willie Simmons (Florida A&M)

Eric Dooley (Southern)

Eddie Robinson Jr. (Alabama State)

Kendrick Wade (Mississippi Valley State)

Alonzo Hampton (Arkansas Pine-Bluff)

Connell Maynor (Alabama A&M)

Fred McNair (Alcorn State)

Bubba McDowell (Prairie View A&M)

Raymond Woodie (Bethune-Cookman)

Player Interviews:

Jeremy Moussa (Florida A&M; QB)

Andrew Body (Texas Southern; QB)

Malachi Bailey (Alcorn State; DL)

Preseason All-Conference Team:

(Coming Soon)

RELATED: 2023 MEAC Media Day Central

RELATED: 2023 UAC Media Day Central

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