But an HBCU football game just isn’t complete without the fanfare and pageantry that comes with the halftime show.
So it is now that we take a moment to present the five best HBCU band halftime shows of Week 1.
5. Alabama A&M (vs. UAB)
Performed at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala.
4. Norfolk State (vs. Virginia State)
Performed at William “Dick” Price Stadium in Norfolk, Va.
3. Alcorn State (vs. Miles College)
Performed at Jack Spinks Stadium in Lorman, Miss.
2. Southern University (vs. South Carolina State)
Performed at Mumford Stadium in Baton Rouge, La.
1. North Carolina A&T (vs. Gardner-Webb)
Performed at Earnest W. Sprangler Stadium in Boiling Springs, N.C.