BOXTOROW, a subsidiary of DWCommunications, LLC, will kick off the 2017 HBCU football season with its #HBCU125 podcast.
BOXTOROW will celebrate 125 years of HBCU football beginning with its first ever BOXTOROW w/ Donal Ware HBCU Football Podcast.
Ware will preview all 50 HBCU football programs in an 8-10 minute daily podcast, leading up to the kickoff of the HBCU football season, when Florida A&M and Texas Southern meet on August 26. The podcasts will air beginning Monday, June 19.
This season will mark 125 years since Livingstone College and Biddle College (now Johnson C. Smith) met in the first football game between HBCUs, December 27, 1892 in Salisbury, NC. Biddle prevailed in that game 5-0.
The podcasts will air on the official Website of the national sports talk show FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW, boxtorow.com
In the coming weeks as part of BOXTOROW’s #HBCU125, BOXTOROW will rank the 125 most influential HBCU football players and coaches of all-time. BOXTOROW will also host its 3rd annual Countdown to Kickoff on Saturday, July 22 from 12-2 p.m. ET at Jimmy V’s, located at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in downtown Raleigh, NC. The countdown will consist of a live radio show hosted by Ware and guests of the show will be head football coaches of HBCUs.
Week of 6/26
Lincoln (Mo.), Bowie State, Virginia Union, Virginia State, Lincoln (Pa.)
Week of 7/3
Chowan, Elizabeth City State, Saint Augustine’s, Shaw, Winston-Salem State
Week of 7/10
Livingstone, Johnson C. Smith, Fayetteville State, Tennessee State, Grambling
Week of 7/17
Alabama State, Jackson State, Alcorn State, Mississippi Valley State, Alabama A&M
Week of 7/24
Southern, Arkansas Pine Bluff, Prairie View A&M, Texas Southern, North Carolina Central
Week of 7/31
North Carolina A&T, Savannah State, Florida A&M, Bethune-Cookman, South Carolina State
Week of 8/7
Norfolk State, Hampton, Morgan State, Howard, Delaware State
Week of 8/14
Fort Valley State, Albany State, Tuskegee, Miles, Benedict
Week of 8/21
Clark Atlanta, Morehouse, Kentucky State, Central State, Lane