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An Early MEAC/SWAC Challenge Preview Predicts The Conference To Hold Up The ‘They’re Not Like Us’ Banner First

Predicting who will draw first blood in the 2024 MEAC/SWAC Challenge.   HBCU football will have the crowds thrilled in 2024 with the marching bands blaring out Kendrick Lamar's anthem, "They're Not Like Us," each week! Before crowning the new 2024 HBCU Football National Champions at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in December, we must first kick-off the 2024 MEAC/SWAC Challenge between Florida A&M and Norfolk State at Center Parc Stadium on Aug. 24.   Who will be the ones holding of the "They're Not Like Us" banner after the annual HBCU Football Kick-Off game?   THE SWAC EARNE...

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Maxwell Football Club Names John T. Grant Jr. as the Winner of the Thomas Brookshier Spirit Award

Maxwell Football Club Executive Director Mark Wolpert announced that John T. Grant Jr. will be honored with the Club’s Thomas Br...

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ESPN Events to Host Inaugural Band of the Year National Championship – December 15 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta

Competition will feature marching bands at Historically Black Colleges and Universities from Division I and II Conferences ESPN Ev...

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Cricket Wireless Extends Sponsorship of ESPN Events’ MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff and Celebration Bowl Thru 2027

New four-year agreement continues relationship that started with 2018 Celebration Bowl ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, has announ...

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Alabama State Triumphs over Howard 23-13 in Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff

Weather delays and lightning extend game time by almost three hours In what will go down as arguably the longest MEAC/SWAC Challen...

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THE CRICKET MEAC/SWAC CHALLENGE KICK-OFF AND CELEBRATION BOWL ANNOUNCES SPONSORSHIP RENEWAL WITH ALLSTATE

ATLANTA – The Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge and Celebration Bowl has officially announced their sponsorship renewal with Allst...

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ATL Airport District Announces Sponsorship of 2022 Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kick-Off

HBCU Football Game Marks the Start of College Football Season ATLANTA – (July 21, 2022) – The ATL Airport District is proud to...

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Dates set for HBCU football kick off, national championship

Jackson State freshman quarterback Shedeur Sanders. (Photo credit: Rashad Milligan for rolling out) The key dates for the 2022 HBC...

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2022 Cricket MEACSWAC Challenge Kickoff and Celebration Bowl and Date Announcement

The 2022 Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kick-Off game will again open the college football season in “Week 0,” on Saturday, Augus...

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