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NLR rushing attack too much for PB to handle

LITTLE ROCK — There are more than a few Pine Bluff players who will see a two-headed monster in their dreams over the coming days. That creature would be the morphed-together bodies of North Little Rock running backs D.J. Brown and Fabian Lewis.

Jenkins has strained groin, could return next week

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Arkansas-Pine Bluff linebacker Antonio Jenkins laid on his back on the Alabama State field for about 7 minutes in the fourth quarter with trainers from both teams assisting him and his head coach Monte Coleman looking over him. He was helped up and onto the cart, overcome with emotion as he was carried away.

Warren to face familiar foe

The Warren Lumberjacks (1-1) are no strangers to their upcoming opponent in the Pulaski Academy Bruins (1-1). This will be the seventh meeting since 2002 for the teams and PA has won four of the past six meetings, including a 42-30 win at PA last year.

Alumni Report for 09-09-14

Each week, The Commercial will run the list of active-status athletes from the area with their recent statistics in professional or collegiate action. If there is an active player, whom you believe should be included in this report, please email us at pbsports@pbcommercial.com

UAPB not ready for conference just yet

As important as it was for Arkansas-Pine Bluff to come away with a shutout win before conference play, it hasn’t gotten the Golden Lions ready for SWAC play, which begins in their next outing Sept. 18 at Alabama State.