MEAC/SWAC Challenge

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  • Location: Bright House Networks Stadium
  • Address: 4465 Knights Victory Way, Orlando, FL 32816
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The MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney is an annual game that features teams from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).

This 2014 matchup will mark the first meeting between the Alabama A&M Bulldogs and the North Carolina A&T Aggies.Alabama A&M is coached by first-year head coach James Spady, while North Carolina A&T is led by third-year coach Rod Broadway.

Launched in 2005 and played on Labor Day Weekend, the matchup was held for its first three years at historic Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala. In 2008, the HBCU game moved to Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Fla. The 2013 game featured the Mississippi Valley State University Delta Devils (of the SWAC) and the Florida A&M University Rattlers (MEAC), a matchup won by FAMU, extending the MEAC lead in the series 7 games to 2.

 

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