On October 13, the matchup will be FAMU vs. Savannah State University for “Youth and Community Day.” The halftime entertainment will feature local Tallahassee high school marching bands from James S. Rickards High School and FAMU Developmental Research School. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Rattler fans are encouraged to wear pink.
The entire game will be enhanced with entertainment from local radio personality Joe Bullard. He will host the DJ battles throughout the game between DJ Demp and DJ Bo Weezy to keep the excitement level and energy high among fans.
FAMU unveiled its new entertainment lineup during the home opener game on September 15 against Hampton University and featured a halftime performance by major recording artist FUTURE and DJ battles between DJ Demp representing the New School and DJ Neaux and Will ‘Power’ Packer of Rainforest Films representing the Old School to an energetic crowd of more than 17,000. This opener was also the “Hall of Fame” game where FAMU football alumni returned to Bragg Stadium in recognition of their contribution to the university’s athletics program. Each home game promises an energetic halftime show featuring major recording artists and DJ battles along with other entertainment.
“FAMU Athletics is excited about the talent and promise our team will bring on the gridiron and the new energy this season for an enhanced football experience and halftime production,” shares Derek Horne, FAMU athletics director. “We’re celebrating 125 years of excellence at FAMU, and each game will be an exciting celebration of our history as fans cheer our players on to victory.”
Opponents for this year’s home games include Hampton University on September 15, Savannah State University on October 13, South Carolina State University on October 20, and the homecoming game celebrating FAMU’s 125th anniversary on November 10 against North Carolina Central University.
For more information regarding the 2012 football season, visit FAMUAthletics.com
or call 599-3868.