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Breaking down the 2024 HBCU Legacy Bowl rosters, how to watch and more

Breaking down the 2024 HBCU Legacy Bowl rosters, how to watch and more

The 2024 HBCU Legacy Bowl is here, and there are 105 players on rosters for the HBCU football all-star game. With talent coming from HBCUs across the country and divisions, here’s a look at where the 2024 HBCU Legacy Bowl selections played, how to watch the game and more.

What is the HBCU Legacy Bowl?

The HBCU Legacy Bowl is a postseason HBCU football all-star game, highlighting the top draft-eligible prospects from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The HBCU Legacy Bowl began in 2022 and is presented yearly by the Black College Football Hall of Fame. In 2023, the HBCU Legacy Bowl partnered with the NFL to host the HBCU Combine ahead of the game. In 2024, Allstate joined the HBCU Legacy Bowl as a title partner.

How to watch the 2024 HBCU Legacy Bowl

Here’s how you can watch the second-annual HBCU Legacy Bowl in 2024.

  • When: Saturday, Feb. 24
  • Time: 4 p.m. ET
  • TV: NFL Network
  • Location: Yulman Stadium (on the campus of Tulane) in New Orleans, Louisiana

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2024 HBCU Legacy Bowl coaches

The two HBCU Legacy Bowl teams are Team Gaither and Team Robinson, named after legendary HBCU head coaches Jake Gaither (Florida A&M) and Eddie Robinson (Grambling State). Team Gaither will be led by co-head coaches Larry Scott (Howard) and Alvin Parker (Virginia Union). Team Robinson will be led by co-head coaches Chennis Berry (South Carolina State — coached at Benedict in 2023) and Bubba McDowell (Prairie View A&M).

2024 HBCU Legacy Bowl roster breakdown

HBCU Legacy Bowl rosters by school

Florida A&M and Jackson State lead all HBCUs with seven players each on 2024 HBCU Legacy Bowl rosters. Benedict and Fayetteville State lead all Division II HBCUs with five players each on rosters, while Florida Memorial is the only non-NCAA HBCU with players in the bowl game with two players.

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