BCS History & Legends


This Month in Black College Sports History….1871   Alcorn State University was the first black land grant college in the country…1875   Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University was established as a normal school for Negroes in Huntsville, Alabama…1971  The first Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Football Classic (sponsored by the National Urban League) was played between Morgan State University and Grambling State University at Yankee Stadium in New York City. The game was won by Morgan State, 9-7…1946   Prairie View A&M and Texas Southern began the Labor Day Classic series  played from 1947to 1957 as part of the Prairie View Bowl series…

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