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HBCU Football Schedule, How To Watch | Week 9

The HBCU football schedule and how to watch for Week 9.
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HOUSTON — Week 9 gives us a possible preview of the 2023 SWAC Football Championship game as the Prairie View Panthers (3-4, 3-1 SWAC) meet No. 14 Florida A&M Rattlers (6-1, 5-0 SWAC) at Bragg Memorial Stadium for Homecoming.   The contest should be a measuring stick for the Panthers to see how they compare to the league-leading FAMU team.


Top-5 Power Teams Going Into Week 9

  1. North Carolina Central
  2. Florida A&M Rattlers
  3. Benedict College
  4. Tennessee State
  5. VA Union

Top-5 Games of the Week

  1. Prairie View A&M at Florida A&M - It's Homecoming at Bragg Memorial Stadium as the Panthers hope to spoil the Rattlers' big day!  All-Orange uniforms. (Prediction: UPSET - Rattlers Win)
  2. Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State - The Magic City Classic will be a great game this season; both teams are close. (Prediction: Bulldogs Win)
  3. Morgan State at Norfolk State - Both teams need a win. (Prediction: Bears Win)
  4. Texas Southern at Southern - Jags have the upper hand in this SWAC tilt. The SWAC West may be lost should they fall to the Tigers. (Prediction: Jaguars Win)
  5. North Carolina A&T at Hampton - Your HBCU CAA conference showdown. (Prediction: Pirates Win)
Panthers vs. Rattlers

SWAC Schedule - Week 9

Saturday, Oct. 28

  • Bethune-Cookman University at Grambling State, 10/28/2023, 2:00 PM, Grambling LA, HBCU GO
  • Mississippi Valley State at Alcorn State, 10/28/2023, 2:00 PM, LORMAN, ALCORNSPORTS
  • Jackson State at Arkansas-Pine Bluff 10/28/2023, 2:00 PM, Pine Bluff AR, UAPB Sports Network, ESPN+
  • Alabama State vs Alabama A&M 10/28/2023, 2:30 PM Birmingham AL, ESPN+
  • Texas Southern at Southern 10/28/2023, 4:00 PM, Baton Rouge LA, ESPN+
  • Prairie View A&M at Florida A&M University, 10/28/2023, 4:00 PM, Tallahassee FL, JAGUARS NETWORK
Trei Oliver

MEAC Schedule - Week 9

Saturday, Oct. 28

  • North Carolina Central 62, South Carolina State 21  (Thursday Night)
  • Howard at Delaware State, 10/28/2023, 12:00 PM, Dover, DE, ESPN+
  • Morgan State at Norfolk State, 10/28/2023, 2:00 PM, Norfolk, VA, Radio: WNSB 91.1 FM, TuneIn


CIAA Schedule - Week 9

Saturday, Oct. 28

  • Fayetteville State University at Shaw University, 10/28/2023 1:00 PM, Durham, NC
  • Virginia Union University at Bluefield State University 10/28/2023, 1:00 PM, Bluefield WV
  • Elizabeth City State University at Bowie State University, 10/28/2023, 1:00 PM, Bowie, MD
  • Lincoln University (PA) at Virginia State University, 10/28/2023, 2:00 PM, Ettrick VA
  • Winston-Salem State University at Johnson C. Smith University, 10/28/2023, 2:00 PM, Charlotte, NC
  • St. Augustine's University at Livingstone College, 10/28/2023, 6:00 PM, Salisbury, NC

*All CIAA games will be streamed on

Loobert Denelus

SIAC Schedule - Week 9

Saturday, Oct. 28

  • Virginia University of Lynchburg at Fort Valley State, 10/28/2023, 12:00 PM, Fort Valley GA
  • Lane at Central State, 10/28/2023, 1:00 PM, Wilberforce OH, ESPN+
  • Kentucky State at Morehouse, 10/28/2023, 2:00 PM, Atlanta GA
  • Miles at Albany State, 10/28/2023, 2:00 PM, Albany GA, HBCU GO
  • Clark Atlanta at Tuskegee, 10/28/2023, 2:00 PM, Tuskegee AL
  • Edward Waters at Allen, 10/28/2023, 2:00 PM, Blythewood SC, JockJive Sports
  • Benedict at Savannah State, 10/28/2023, 3:00 PM, Savannah GA


Saturday, Oct. 28

  • Lindenwood at Tennessee State, 2 PM, Nashville, TN, ESPN+
  • North Carolina A&T at Hampton Pirates, 2 PM, Armstrong Stadium, Hampton, VA, FLOSPORTS