TIGERS VS. BISON: 2nd Annual AT&T Nationís Football Classic Weekend Kicks Off Aug. 30 (954 hits)
AT least 40,000 fans are again expected to fill the stands at RFK Stadium, where Howard narrowly defeated Morehouse 30-27 last year. This yearís game takes place on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 3:30 p.m. in Washington, D.C.ís RFK Stadium.
The Labor Day weekend matchup will not be only about football. A number of events will be held, including a day of symposiums about African Americans studying science and technology, the 2012 election and relationships on Thursday, Aug. 30. A capacity audience will watch ďThe Game Before the GameĒ when the Morehouse and Howard debate teams do battle in their second annual debate on Friday, Aug. 31. An HBCU alumni networking reception and an official Welcome Party will be held that evening. The Pepsi Max Fan Festival takes place before the game kicks off on Sept. 1, while an official After Party allows fans to come together after the game. The weekend closes with a Chapel Service at Howard University.