Alabama State is moving the Turkey Day Classic from Thanksgiving Day.
The Hornets schedule released Tuesday includes its game with Stillman on Saturday, November 22. It’s the second straight year that Stillman has been Alabama State’s opponent in the game after replacing longtime rival Tuskegee in the Classic, which is going into its 91st year.READ MORE: Watch LIVE, Winners Of The 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards On The CW
The game will be played the Saturday before Thanksgiving.
University President Gwendolyn E. Boyd said in a letter to Alabama State supporters Tuesday that “the move allows our students to be more involved in their Homecoming tradition.”READ MORE: Clearwater Couple Face Murder Charges, For Selling Fentanyl To Man Resulting In His Death
It also means the Hornets will be eligible to compete in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Boyd wrote that the surrounding festivities, including a parade, will continue.MORE NEWS: Fatal Accident Friday Involving Motorcycle Leaves 2 Dead, 2 Injured
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