Florida Blue Florida Classic

We welcome new Florida A&M President Dr. Elmira Mangum and Athletics Director Kellen Winslow as planning begins for the 2014 Florida Blue Florida Classic. The game will take place on Saturday, November 22 at the brand-new Citrus Bowl in Orlando.

The nation's largest HBCU rivalry matches the Florida A&M University Rattlers and the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats for the 69th time and the 35th time as part of the Florida Blue Florida Classic. Kickoff will be announced later this year.

In 2013, B-CU won their third-consecutive Florida Classic, 29-10, with 194 rushing yards and four touchdowns on the ground.

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Orange Nips Green 30-27 In Orange & Green Game

Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 5:56 PM
A late surge from the offense despite misty conditions Saturday at Bragg Stadium pushed the Orange team past the Green team, 30-27 in the annual FAMU Spring Football Game. (Read More)

Rattlers Set For Orange & Green Game Saturday

Friday, April 18, 2014 at 7:19 AM
Florida A&M head football coach Earl Holmes will preview the 2014 edition of the Rattler football team tomorrow at Bragg Memorial Stadium at 2 p.m. The reloaded Rattlers will showcase several new players that were added to the roster through aggressive recruiting. (Read More)

FAMU Athletics Announces Home Football Game Times

Friday, April 18, 2014 at 3:03 AM
The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Athletic Department released the start times for the 2014 Rattler Football home games today. This year's five-game Bragg Stadium lineup includes three games kicking off at 5 p.m., and two November games at 3 p.m. (Read More)

Florida Classic Consortium Begins Prep for 2014 Game

Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4:15 PM
The Florida Classic Consortium met Wednesday, April 16, kicking off plans for the 2014 Florida Blue Florida Classic game between Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University. (Read More)

B-CU to Hold Spring Showcase April 19

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Head coach Brian Jenkins and the Wildcats football squad will wrap up spring drills on Saturday afternoon at the fourth annual Bethune-Cookman Football Spring Showcase inside Municipal Stadium. (Read More)

Rattlers Open Spring Practice With Drills Today

Monday, March 31, 2014 at 4:49 PM
There was a sense of urgency in the voices of FAMU coaches during the opening day of Spring football drills today at the Rattler practice fields. While at most times, football teams merge their way into activity, the Rattlers jumped full head of steam into the beginning of the 2014 football campaign. Head coach Earl Holmes was the leader of the pack, speaking to media briefly before practice. (Read More)

@BCUGridIron to Hold Second Annual Women’s Clinic

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 12:45 PM
Bethune-Cookman University Football is set to hold The Ramona Thompson Women's Football Clinic on Saturday, April 12, on the campus of Bethune-Cookman University. (Read More)

Pro Day Brings Over 20 Scouts To FAMU's Campus

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 5:55 AM
Pro Scouts from the NFL and CFL descended on the campus of FAMU, to poke, prod and examine players with exhausted eligibility today. Among those scouting were two very influential people in the NFL. Detroit Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew and head coach Jim Caldwell came in person to see who was available for the 2014 NFL Draft that will take place on May 8 at the Hansel Tookes Recreation Center and Fields. (Read More)

Rattlers To Hold Pro Day Tomorrow At Noon

Monday, March 17, 2014 at 10:56 AM
The Florida A&M University Rattler Football Program will showcase its' cadre of pro prospects at their annual Pro Day on Tuesday, March 18 at the Hansel Tookes Recreation Center, starting at 12 Noon. (Read More)

Florida Citrus Bowl Renovations Are In Full Swing

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 5:56 AM
Big things are in the works for the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium, as demolition started at the end of January. The estimated $207 million project's demolition is expected to be done by April of 2014. (Read More)
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