BCS History & Legends



This Month in History1887  Florida A&M University founded as the State Normal College for Colored Students…1877   Natchez Seminary (Jackson State University) founded by the American Baptist Home Mission Society of New York  and moved to Jackson, MS  in 1882, and renamed Jackson College…1928  Johnson C. Smith University organized its First Men’s Basketball Team…1867  Morehouse College founded as Augusta College in the basement of Springfield Baptist Church in Augusta, Georgia and relocated in Atlanta in 1879…1950  First All-Black District 29 organized by the NAIA in the first step towards breaking the color barrier in college basketball…1983  Circle City Classic was established in Indianapolis, Indiana as an annual football classic featuring two HBCUs…

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