Members of the 2019 TAJ-Talented 10th Black College All-American Team.
During the month of February, (Black History Month) members of the All-American team will be featured on the UrbanmediaToday.com website daily. Today we put the spot light on:
Alabama A&M’s Jordan Bentley: (Running Back)
(Guntersville High School)
#3 Nationally in Black College Football All-Purpose yardage per game (142.09)
#9 Nationally in FCS Football All-Purpose yardage per Game (142.09)
#9 Nationally in Black College Football avg yards per carry (5.2)
#5 Nationally in NCAA FCS Football Rushing yards Total (1417)
#3 Nationally in Black College Football Rushing Yards Total (1417)
#6 Nationally in FCS Football Rushing Yards per game (118.1)
#4 Nationally in Black College Football Rushing Yards per game yards (118.1)
#3 Nationally in Black College Football Rushing touchdowns(18)
AAMU’s Bentley named FCS 1st-team All-American by HERO Sports https://t.co/V5mt32SDxq
— Ala. A&M Athletics (@AAMUBulldogs) December 16, 2019
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs put much bite in their bark in 2019 and finished with a record of 7 wins against 5 Losses. Coach Connell Maynor and his red and white offense averaged 156 yards per game on the ground powered by senior running back Jordan Bentley who carried the ball a total of 272 times while amassing 1,417 yards in 12 games. Bentley also scored 18 touchdowns on the ground while catching 2 passes for two more bringing his total trips to the house in 2019 to 20 in all during this past season.
Jordan Bentley (@JBentley20) wrapped up his career as the most decorated running back in the history of the @aamufb program. #AAMU #SWAC https://t.co/gv6YgQ4XpT @rocketcitynow @BULLDOGNATlON @Jaymai18 @MyBCSN1 @InsideHBCUFball @BlackCollegeExp @swimmerangelaky @GWildcatsfball
— Mo Carter (@MoCarterWZDX) November 26, 2019
The Red-Shirt Senior from Guntersville had two games this past season in which he scored 4 touchdowns (Alabama State on 10/26/19 and Alcorn State on 11/16/19). Not to mention in the game against Alcorn State number one rushed for 245 yards which was the most in any game in the SWAC. Bentley also had 4 games in which he carried the ball 25 times or more and rushed for over 100 yards or more in 8 games helping the Bulldogs finish the season with a respectable seven wins.