BCS History & Legends


November 2017

This month in Black College Sports:   1901    Grambling State University opened as the Colored Industrial and Agricultural School…founded by the North Louisiana Colored Agriculture Relief Association (organized in 1896 by a group of African-American farmers who wanted to organize and operate a school for African Americans in their region of the state). Charles P. Adams was the first president…1924    MAGIC CITY CLASSIC…The first football game between Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University became an annual tradition in post-war 1945 at Legion Field in Birmingham (Alabama State leads the series 39-36-3)…1928    FIRST BLACK COLLEGE HOMECOMING GAME was played between Howard University and Virginia Union University

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