Wildcats’ football awards banquet takes place Jan. 18

Filed under BETHUNE-COOKMAN, SPORTS

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Bethune-Cookman University football will hold its annual end-of-year awards banquet on Jan. 18 at the Plaza Resort & Spa, 600 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.

Bethune-Cookman University defeated archrival Florida A&M University 29-10 in the annual Florida Classic showdown in Orlando in November 2012.

Bethune-Cookman University defeated archrival Florida A&M University 29-10 in the annual Florida Classic showdown in Orlando in November 2012.

Charlie Neal, an announcer for ESPN, will be the master of ceremonies for the annual event.

Doors for the event will open at 6:30 p.m. with the banquet beginning at 7 p.m.
The B-CU Wildcats ended 2013 as HBCU National Champions in the BoxToRow media poll. In addition, several Wildcats were named to numerous All-America teams, while Head Coach Brian Jenkins received his third Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Coach of the

Left: Head Coach Brian Jenkins was named MEAC’s Coach of the Year again. He is shown after the Florida Classic.

Left: Head Coach Brian Jenkins was named MEAC’s Coach of the Year again. He is shown after the Florida Classic.

Year award in four years – the second consecutive for the Fort Lauderdale native.

B-CU claimed its second MEAC title in as many years during the 2013 campaign, and the third in four years under Jenkins. The Wildcats advanced to the NCAA FCS Playoffs for third time in four years, traveling to Coastal Carolina in Conway, S.C.

For more information on the Bethune-Cookman University football team, visit BCUathletics.com.

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