Senior Bowl hosts HBCU Tent Village at Hancock Whitney Stadium
Senior Bowl hosts HBCU Village in conjunction with the Inaugural HBCU Combine
MOBILE, Alabama – The Senior Bowl is hosting an HBCU Tent Village in the south parking lot of Hancock Whitney Stadium on Saturday, January 29 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This celebration of HBCU culture will run simultaneously with the first-ever HBCU Combine event that is being held in conjunction with the National Football League on the campus of the University of South Alabama.
The HBCU Village will be comprised of four main elements: academic institutions, Greek organizations, entertainment, and a job fair featuring prominent local and national employers. Representatives from local and regional Historically Black Colleges & Universities will be on site to connect with local high school students, fraternities and sororities will host tailgating, and recruiters from some of the Gulf Coast’s largest employers such as Austal, Airbus USA, Coca-Cola and Apple will be meeting with prospective job applicants. Entertainment will include performances from local high school and college bands, a live DJ, and a Kids Zone playing area.
Mississippi Valley State University
Bishop State Community College
Alabama State University
Jackson State University
Mobile Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi
Prichard Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi
McIntosh Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta
Omega Psi Phi
Delta Sigma Theta
Sigma Gamma Rho
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Game Changer Marketing
Vigor High School Band
B.C. Rain High School Band
Mobile Kappa League
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity of South Alabama
About Reese’s Senior Bowl:
The Reese’s Senior Bowl is widely regarded as the preeminent college football all-star game and the first stage in the NFL Draft process. It is also the only all-star game coached by complete NFL staffs. More than 900 NFL personnel, including key decision-makers from all 32 teams, and over 700 media members from around the country are credentialed year after year. This past year, the game produced 106 total picks, representing 41 percent of the entire NFL draft, including 36 in the first three rounds.
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