Big Turnout at Ladd for 5th Quarter Classic


Mobile, AL – WKRG

A highly anticipated football game and probably one of the biggest rivalries in HBCU college football was played right here in Mobile at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Players from Tuskegee and Florida A&M, for the first time since 1996, faced each other during the 5th quarter classic Saturday night. Even though Tuskegee snagged the 20-17 win. Both Tuskegee and Florida A&M could see this classic being an annual event.

Going into this season, the Golden Tigers claim the most all-time wins among HBCU teams with 668, while the rattlers are next at 574. More than 19,000 people attended today’s 5th quarter classic.

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