Da Better U get, Da Better we get & That's IT
According to legend a SU bus was late, referees didn't allow for much play in a highly contested game. Thus when the directors exchanged pleasantries around halftime Dr. Greggs (SU) and Mr. Samuel Griffin (Alcorn) decided that after the game was the best time to battle. The game ended and the first selection of the 5th "The Coldest Day of My Life" by the Chi-Lites was played. the opposing band responded in kind and the battle commenced. The legendary HBCU 5th quarter battles were born.