RAYMOND – The Hinds Community College Eagle’s football program finished the 2020 season in second place in the South Division of the Mississippi Association of Community College Conference (MACCC) with a 3-1 overall record.
“I am proud of the way our guys competed this season. This obviously was unlike any season we have ever had due to the circumstances. We could not have done it, if was not for the support of everyone at Hinds and within our community,” said head football coach Larry Williams.
The Eagles are currently ranked No. 10 in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) according to JCGridiron.
Throughout the 2020 season, the Eagles defeated Jones College (W, 18-16), Southwest Mississippi Community College (W, 56-21), and Pearl River Community College (W, 34-14). Their lone loss came in week one in an overtime battle against the MACCC South Division Champions, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (L,24-31 OT).
Statistically, the Eagles finished amongst the best in the NJCAA and MACCC in multiple categories despite only playing four games.
As of November 20, 2020, they rank first in rushing yards per game (231), yards per rush (5.4), and passing yard allowed per game (110.3). They rank second in points per game (33), yards per game (443.8), fourth down percentage (67%), and red zone percentage (80%). Additionally, the Eagles rank third in rushing touchdowns (11), first downs per game (22.3), third down conversions (25-66), fourth down conversions (6-9), punt return average (11.5), field goals (5-8), and PATs (15-17).