Six Bulldogs to Represent Bowie State at 2023 HBCU Legacy Bowl


Six Bowie State football student-athletes will participate in the 2023 HBCU Legacy Bowl game on Saturday, Feb. 25 on the campus of Tulane University. Kickoff is slated for 4 p.m. (ET) from Yulman Stadium in New Orleans, La.

Among the Bulldogs is offensive lineman Quinton Bobo, defensive back Raymond Boone, quarterback Dion Golatt, Jr., defensive lineman Ellison Jordan, defensive lineman Joshua Pryor and wide receiver Morgan Scroggins. Bowie State has the second highest number of football athletes participating in this weekend’s bowl game behind Southern who had a total of seven.

TEAM GAITHER named after legendary Florida A&M University football coach Jake Gaither is made up of the CIAA and MEAC for TEAM GAITHER. The head coaches are Richard Hayes, Jr. of Fayetteville State and Trei Oliver of North Carolina Central.  As for TEAM ROBINSON, named after legendary Grambling State University football coach Eddie Robinson made up of the SIAC and SWAC features co-head coaches Chennis Berry of Benedict and Eric Dooley of Southern.

About the HBCU Legacy Bowl
The HBCU Legacy Bowl, presented by the Black College Football Hall of Fame, is a postseason all-star game highlighting the best NFL draft-eligible football players from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. It will be broadcast live on NFL Network. More than a football game, the weeklong celebration of Black culture and history will provide invaluable exposure for HBCU students.

About the Black College Football Hall of Fame
The Black College Football Hall of Fame was established in October 2009 to honor the greatest football players and coaches from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Its trustees are football legends Mel Blount, James Harris, Willie Lanier, Art Shell and Doug Williams. The Black College Football Hall of Fame is sponsored by the Shack Harris & Doug Williams Foundation, a 501(c) (3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization. The Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCFHOF) has a permanent home at the Pro Football Hall of Fame to tell the story of HBCUs.

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