FAMU Wins Third Year in a Row at the Florida Classic 2023

In the annual highly anticipated clash between two HBCUs , Florida A&M University (FAMU) emerged victorious in a 24-7 win, over arch-rival Bethune-Cookman University, for the third time in a row, at the 2023 Florida Classic. The weekend’s festivities were kicked off with the Battle of the Bands on Friday, November 17th, setting the stage for a memorable matchup between these two long standing adversaries in Orlando, FL.

The Battle of the Bands, a perennial highlight of the Florida Classic weekend, featured electrifying performances from various high school bands, creating an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation. The crowd was treated to a showcase of musical talent, precision, and showmanship as each band brought its unique flair to the stage. FAMU and Bethune-Cookman’s performances, steeped in tradition and rivalry, added an extra layer of intensity to the festivities, setting the tone for the fierce competition that would unfold on the football field the following day.

As the cheers and celebrations echoed through Orlando, the Florida Classic once again proved that it is more than just a football game – it is a celebration of history, heritage, and the enduring legacy of HBCUs in American culture.

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