2018 Matchup

The 2018 MEAC/SWAC Challenge will be played Sunday, Sept. 2 from Georgia State Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. The 14th annual event will match the SWAC's Prairie View A&M University with North Carolina Central University from the MEAC.

The teams are two of the most consistent in HBCU football, posting a combined 41-10 conference record since 2015. Both teams will also be led by new coaches - Eric Dooley (Prairie View A&M) was previously the offensive coordinator at Grambling State while Grantville Eastman (North Carolina Central) was promoted from Defensive Coordinator.