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HBCU football: 2024 SWAC ESPN schedule

HBCU football: 2024 SWAC ESPN schedule

Courtesy of the SWAC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2024 SWAC Football schedule on ESPN highlighted by several highly anticipated HBCU football games on ESPN’s linear and digital platforms.

Defending SWAC and HBCU champion Florida A&M will kick off league coverage during Week 0 on Saturday, August 24th when the Rattlers travel to Atlanta to face Norfolk State in the 2024 Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff, live on ABC at 7:30 p.m. EST.

The schedule of SWAC games is highlighted by several Classic match-ups, including the Labor Day Classic (Texas Southern at Prairie View A&M), the State Fair Classic (Prairie View A&M vs. Grambling), the Magic City Classic (Alabama State vs. Alabama A&M), the Boombox Classic (Southern at Jackson State) and the Florida Classic (Florida A&M vs. Bethune-Cookman).

The 2024 Pepsi SWAC Football Championship Game will air live on ESPN2 on Saturday, December 7th at 2:00 p.m. EST.

2024 Southwestern Athletic Conference Football schedule on ESPN

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*Game will also be shown tape-delayed on ESPNU 

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About the SWAC
The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU alumni playing with professional sports teams.

Current championship competition offered by the league includes competition for men in Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field and Tennis.

Women’s competition is offered in the sports of Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball.

Follow the SWAC
For complete coverage of the Southwestern Athletic Conference, please follow the SWAC on social media at @TheSWAC (Twitter), @TheSWAC (Facebook), and @TheSWAC (Instagram) or visit the official home of the Southwestern Athletic Conference at

HBCU football: 2024 SWAC ESPN schedule

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