The Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic is one of the longest-running Division II football classics in the nation, as the rival Morehouse Maroon Tigers and Tuskegee Golden Tigers meet on the field of play annually.
Before the latest edition of the rivalry kicks off on October 8, here’s what you need to know.
When is the 2022 Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic?
This year’s Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic is at 8 pm ET on Saturday, October 8 at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama.
How to watch the 2022 Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic
Here’s how to watch the 2022 Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic:
- Weather: 8 p.m. Eastern Time
- Date: Saturday October 8
- Transmission: ESPN+
- Location: Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama
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What are some other events surrounding the game?
The 2022 Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic will also feature events including a pop-up store, block party, food trucks and a concert by platinum-selling artist Jeezy and Lil Bam. Click or tap here for the full list of game-related events.
Who are some players to watch?
- QB Derrach West
- Pride of WR/KR Marqueiz
- LB’s Daylon Land
- QB Malik Davis
- RB Taurus Taylor
- WR Jordan Ogletree
- LB Vicente Colina
- K Huskic Harness
Morehouse vs. Tuskegee: By the Numbers
Tuskegee enters this year’s Classic in ninth place in the BOXTOROW HBCU Division II Coaches Poll, making his first poll entry of the season.
Here’s how the two programs compare:
|0-5 (0-2)||Record (Conf)||3-2 (2-0)|
|7.8||points per game||21.8|
|213.2||yards per game||310.6|
|370.8||Yards allowed per game||371.6|
|117.8||rush yards per game||146.6|
|151.2||rush yards allowed per game||175.4|
|95.4||pass yards per game||164.0|
|219.6||Passing yards allowed per game||196.2|
|West of Derrach
416 yards (2 TD, 2 INT)
|step leader||Malik Davis
344 yards (3 TDs, 0 INTs)
329 yards (1 TD, 66 ATT)
|hasty leader||taurus taylor
348 yards (2 TDs, 46 ATTs)
94 yards (1 TD, 14 REC)
|receiving leader||Jordan Ogletree
215 yards (3 TD, 14 REC)
|Land of Daylon
29 TAK (20 solo, 4.5 TFL, 1.5 SK)
37 TAK (24 solo, 3.5 TFL, 1 SK)
Morehouse vs. Tuskegee: Series History
Morehouse and Tuskegee first met on the grid in 1902. The programs have met 111 times since, but 2022 will mark the 86th edition of the classic and the second time the classic will be played in Birmingham, moving from its Columbus home. , Ga. . Last year, Morehouse defeated Tuskegee 31-15 when Legion Field hosted the Morehouse-Tuskegee classic for the first time. Tuskegee has a 73-30-7 all-time series leader.
Here is a history of the series over the past decade: