Saturday, November 30 on NBC (Begins 2 p.m. ET)
NBC Sports presents The Bayou Classic, the tradition-steeped annual meeting between arch rivals Grambling State and Southern University on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. ET from the Superdome in New Orleans. The spectacular Battle of the Bands will highlight halftime coverage on NBC, which is televising the game for the 13th consecutive year.
Grambling Head Coach Doug Williams, who was named MVP of Super Bowl XXII as the Washington Redskins quarterback, has guided the Tigers to a 10-1 record, including 10 straight wins. Southern comes in at 5-6.
Play-by-play announcer Mike Breen will be joined by analyst Charles Davis and sideline reporter Lewis Johnson. Former Syracuse all-America and Heisman Trophy runner-up Don McPherson will serve as on-site host.