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HBCU Football TV Schedule 2023: Week One

Week One of HBCU Football is filled with television and streaming options for fans to partake from.

Week One of HBCU Football is here and there are plenty of games to take in from the comfort of your home or the convenience of your phone.

Three HBCU football games will be streamed on Thursday night, headlined by North Carolina A&T making its debut under new head coach Vincent Brown.

Friday’s Howard – Eastern Michigan matchup will be televised as well.

Saturday’s HBCU football action will be headlined when Tennessee State becomes the first HBCU/FCS team to play at Notre Dame.

The weekend will conclude with a total of three HBCU football games on Sunday, all of them being televised.


Emporia State vs. Lincoln (MO) in Emporia, KS  7p
Carson-Newman vs. VA-Lynchburg in Jefferson City, TN 7p
Kentucky State vs. Clark Atlanta in Frankfort, KY 7p
Lincoln (PA) vs. Clarion in Lincoln University, PA 7p


Morehead State vs. W. Va. State in Morehead, KY – ESPN+ 6p
Tulsa vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff in Tulsa, OK – ESPN+ 7p
UAB vs. NC A&T in Birmingham, AL – ESPN+ 7p


UNC Pembroke vs. Fayetteville State in Pembroke, NC 3p
Wingate vs. Albany State in Wingate, NC 4p
Eastern Michigan vs. Howard in Ypsilanti, MI – ESPN+ 6:30p

Virginia Union Jada Byers HBCU football
Virginia Union running back Jada Byers talks with the media following a win over Fayetteville State.


Elizabeth City State vs. Catawba in Elizabeth City, NC 1p
W. Va. Wesleyan vs. Johnson C. Smith in Buckhannon, WV 1p
Lane vs. Miles in Memphis, TN 2p
UT-Permian Basin vs. Texas College in Midland, TX 6p
Allen vs. Erskine in Blythewood, SC 6p
Lenoir-Rhyne vs. Saint Augustine’s in Hickory, NC  6p
Livingstone vs. Bluefield State in Salisbury, NC 6p
Southeastern vs. Savannah State in Lakeland, FL 7p


Chicago Classic

Miss Valley State vs. Central State in Chicago, IL 3p

Brick City Classic

Hampton vs. Grambling State in Harrison, NJ  3p

Labor Day Classic

Alabama State vs. Southern in Montgomery, AL 5p

Carolinas Classic

Benedict vs. Shaw in Columbia, SC 6p

Big Cat Classic

Edward Waters vs. Florida Memorial in Jacksonville, FL 6p

Labor Day Classic

Texas Southern vs. Prairie View A&M in Houston, TX 7p


Bowie State at Delaware State – ESPN+, 1 p.m.
Notre Dame vs. Tenn. State in South Bend, IN – NBC/Peacock 2:30p
Virginia State at Norfolk State – ESPN+, 2 p.m.
Winston-Salem State at N.C. Central, ESPN+, 4 p.m.
Hampton vs. Grambling State in Harrison, NJ – NFL Network 3 PM
Southern at Alabama State in Montgomery, AL – ESPN+       6P
Richmond vs. Morgan State in Richmond, VA – FloSports 6p
Memphis vs. Bethune-Cookman in Memphis, TN – ESPN+  6p
S. Mississippi vs. Alcorn State in Hattiesburg, MS – ESPN+ 6p
Charlotte vs. SC State in Charlotte, NC – ESPN+ 6p
Benedict vs. Shaw in Columbia, SC – HBCUGO 6p
Alabama A&M at Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN – ESPN+/SEC Network 7PM
Prairie View A&M at Texas Southern in Houston, TX – ESPN+ 8P



Orange Blossom Classic

Florida A&M vs. Jackson State in Miami Gardens, FL – ESPN 3p

Red Tails Classic

Fort Valley State vs. Tuskegee in Montgomery, AL – ESPNU 6p

Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic

Morehouse vs. Virginia Union in Canton, OH – NFL Network 4p

HBCU Football TV Schedule 2023: Week One
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