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Senior Bowl announces public events for Senior Bowl Week 2023, including FREE CONCERT featuring NELLY.



The Senior Bowl is excited to announce its public events for Senior Bowl Week 2023


MOBILE, Ala. – The Senior Bowl is excited to announce its public events for Senior Bowl Week 2023. Practices are again open to the public Tuesday, January 31st – Thursday, February 2nd at Hancock Whitney Stadium. Practice times each day are as follows; National Team 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and American Team from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. This is a great way to get up close and see your favorite players from across the country here in our hometown!


Join us Thursday, February 2nd for a Stage Divided: A night with the Tide and Tigers. Moderated by famed football historian and Mobile native Ivan Maisel, the annual Senior Bowl Summit, held at the Saengar Theatre at 6:00 p.m., brings together Alabama and Auburn football greats on stage for a memorable night as we listen to the best stories about their greatest memories.


Friday, February 3rd starting at 6:30 p.m., kickoff Mardi Gras season by joining us on the parade route from the Renaissance Hotel on Royal Street and then west on St. Francis Street past Bienville Square for our annual Mardi Gras player parade. Take pictures with the players and give them a high-five on the parade route, see college mascots, local dignitaries, and the New Orleans Saints Cheer Krewe preceding the Conde Cavaliers parade.


After the parade, please join us for our FREE downtown concert, located at Mardi Gras Park beginning at 8:00 p.m. featuring NELLY! Nelly has won multiple accolades throughout his career including three Grammy Awards and nine Billboard Music Awards. In 2005, he starred in the remake film The Longest Yard, alongside Adam Sandler and Chris Rock. He has two clothing lines, Vokal and Apple Bottoms. He has been referred to by Peter Shapiro as "one of the biggest stars of the new millennium", and as of 2014, Nelly was ranked as the fourth best-selling rap artist in American music history, according to the RIAA, with 21 million albums sold in the United States. In December 2009, Billboard ranked Nelly the number three Top Artist of the Decade (2000s).


Saturday, February 4th, join us on-campus for game day. Enjoy tailgating, Senior Bowl Fan Fest, Southern University’s “Human Jukebox,” Senior Bowl Team Walk, and the 74th annual Senior Bowl kicking off at 1:30 p.m. Over HALF the stadium is sold out and tickets are selling fast. Purchase your tickets now at


About Reese’s Senior Bowl:

The Reese’s Senior Bowl is inarguably the preeminent college football all-star game and the first stage in the NFL Draft process. More than 900 NFL personnel, including key decision-makers from all 32 teams, and over 900 media members from around the country are credentialed year after year. This past year, the game produced 106 total picks (out of 262 total drafted), which represents 82% of all players who participated in Mobile, representing 40 percent of the entire NFL Draft, including 45 in the first three rounds.