The HBCU Pigskin Showdown, a college football post-season all-star game for standout draft-eligible players from historically black colleges and universities, has an-nounced that HBCUGO.TV will be the game’s official broadcast home.
The HBCU Pigskin Showdown is excited to collaborate with the HBCUGO.TV team for its 1st Annual game to be held at Memorial Stadium in Selma, Alabama on Saturday December 11, 2021.
“It is an honor and privilege to be the media partner for the 1st Annual HBCU Pigskin Showdown. Our goal is to provide exposure to top notch talent from Historically Black Colleges and Universities but, as importantly, showcase the rich heritage of Selma as a cultural destination and celebrate the impact and legacy of a history that changed the narrative of the civil rights movement globally”, said Curtis Symonds, Co-Founder/CEO of HBCUGO.TV.
The game will not only be a showcase for HBCU players in front of pro scouts, it will also be a week-long celebration of African American culture, education, and heritage by gathering fans and supporters of HBCUs from all over the country to historic Selma.
"We are looking forward to reaching a wide audience through the HBCUGO.TV platform,"
Clint Evans, Co-Founder/General Manager of HBCUGO.TV stated, “We aim to provide students, alumni, and the greater community of HBCU enthusiasts with up close and personal access to the HBCU Pigskin Showdown while also capturing the diversity of experiences, perspectives, and aspects of “The Culture” that exist only at HBCU's.
”"We are honored to bring this event to the masses of HBCU supporters through HBCUGO.TV," said Chris Williams, Executive Director/Co-Founder of the HBCU Pigskin Showdown.
HBCUGO.TV delivers quality sports, entertainment, education and lifestyle programming telling HBCU sto-ries in HBCU voices in more than (100) million digital and SMART TV households across the nation. Viewers can access the network on Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, Comcast Big South in six southern states and Verizon Fios (Dallas / Fort Worth, TX). Viewers can also access the network via live stream on the HBCUGO.TV website.
"We are looking forward to reaching a wide audience through the HBCUGO.TV platform," said HBCU Pig-skin Showdown Director of Operations/Co-Founder, Bryant Grove.
With the steady decline of HBCU players in the NFL since the 1990’s, the HBCU Pigskin Showdown and HBCUGO.TV believe that this annual event will help greatly in putting a spotlight on the many talented players of HBCU's.
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