Did you know that the 1st ever Black Intercollegiate football game was played right here in the Carolinas!?!
On December 27, 1892, studnets from Biddle College (now THEE Johnson C. Smith University) and Livingstone College met on the front lawn of Livingstone to play the game. Female students made the player’s uniforms and epuipped their street shoes with cleats. The two teams put their money together to purchase a regulation football for the game.
The Golden Bulls and the Blue Bears played two 45 minute halves in the snow. In the end, it was Biddle College that walked away with the victory!
The more you know!