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HBCU Football Stadium Profiles: CIAA

CIAA Football Stadiums come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes.

CIAA South

St. Aug and Shaw University currently share a football stadium.

St. Augustine’s University and Shaw University

Name: George Williams Athletic Complex — Named after Hall of Fame track coach and George Williams, who currently serves as the AD at St. Augustine’s University.

Year Completed: 2012
Seating Capacity: 2,500
Surface: Artificial Turf

Fayetteville State University — Fayetteville, NC

Name: Luther “Nick” Geralds Stadium — Named after former NFL player and state legislator who attended North Carolina College (North Carolina Central) in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Year Completed: 2003
Seating Capacity: 5,520
Surface: AstroTurf

Winston-Salem State University– Winston-Salem, NC

Name: Bowman Gray Stadium — Named after Bowman Gray Sr., former president of R.J. Reynolds, the stadium was built as a Works Project by the federal government under the New Deal. Formerly the home of Wake Forest football.

Year Completed: 1937
Seating Capacity: 18,000
Surface: Grass 

Livingstone College Stadium,

Livingstone College — Salisbury, NC

Name: Alumni Memorial Stadium
Year Completed: N/A
Seating Capacity: 6,000
Surface: Grass

Johnson C. Smith University — Charlotte, NC

Name: Irwin Belk Complex — Named after a wealthy businessman and democratic politician who has supported athletics in the Carolinas.

Year Completed: 2003
Seating Capacity: 4,500
Surface: Grass


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HBCU Football Stadium Profiles: CIAA
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