ATLANTA–HBCU Gameday has reached an agreement with Alabama State University to broadcast the Hornets’ spring game on April 28. The game will be available via the HBCU Gameday FireTV channel, available on all Firestick devices.
“We are extremely grateful and excited about the opportunity to have our Black and Gold game televised,” Alabama State interim athletics director, Jennifer Lynne Williams said. “I would like to thank Tolly Carr and Steven Gaither for their commitment to promoting all HBCUs. This opportunity, which I believe is a first for an HBCU, is a wonderful platform to introduce the Eley Era!”
So @HBCUGameday will broadcast the 2018 @BamaStateFB spring game on our @amazonfiretv app. April 28th. Watch it on your big-screen with the #firestick Download the app for free today!! pic.twitter.com/yXm2fXnQKa
— HBCU Gameday (@HBCUGameday) April 19, 2018
The spring game kicks off at 2 pm inside ASU Stadium and admission is free. The television package is the first of its kind between Alabama State and HBCU Gameday, which will be shown in its entirety.
— Alabama State FB (@BamaStateFB) April 19, 2018
Free to watch
Anyone with an Amazon Fire TV streaming device or Amazon Smart TV can download the app for free. The app contains video content produced exclusively by HBCU Gameday and its contributors. The HBCU Gameday app for Fire TV will give viewers the benefit of watching content on their televisions through the streaming device.
“Getting a chance to produce a broadcast with Alabama State is going to be really exciting,” HBCU Gameday founder, Steven J. Gaither said. “The atmosphere surrounding Hornets football is a special experience. Coach Eley has people excited after the strong finish last year. The combination of the Marching Hornets, Stingettes and Honeybeez is entertainment at its best. We hope to translate that to our OTT audience.”
HBCU Gameday recently broadcasted the 2018 SIAC Basketball Tournament in its entirety, reaching an audience of thousands from around the world.