It’s Classic Season!

It’s Classic Season!

It’s Classic Season – 5 HBCU Classic Football Games You Need to Attend

 As summer starts to wind down, football starts to ramp up. If you haven’t experienced an HBCU Classic Football Game, you must put this on your “must do” list. Whether you are in the stands, on the sidelines, or with your crew, here are 5 HBCU Classic football games you need to watch this fall.


Orange Blossom Classic

When: September 4

Who: Jackson State University vs. Florida A&M University

Where: Miami Gardens , FL


Southern Heritage Classic

When: September 10

Who: Jackson State University vs. Tennessee State University

Where: Memphis, TN


HBCUNY Football Classic

When: September 17

Who: Howard University vs. Morehouse College

Where: East Rutherford, NJ


Magic City Classic

When: October 29

Who: Alabama A&M University vs. Alabama State University

Where: Birmingham, AL



Bayou Classic

When: November 26

Who: Southern University and A& M College vs. Grambling State University

Where: New Orleans, LA


Alumni, students, and fans come together to show up and show out at these longstanding HBCU Classics. The celebration of athletic and educational excellence, entertainment, and let’s not forget the Battle of the Bands make the perfect combination for a HBCU Classic football game. Which one will you attend?  Be sure to get geared up with Black & Scholared.



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