Football Bowl Subdivision

Alabama State to host Turkey Day Classic

Montgomery, AL (Sports Network) - Alabama State's new Hornet Stadium will host this year's Turkey Day Classic between the Hornets and Tuskegee on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22.

The game will be the 99th meeting in the oldest football classic among the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities,

Tuskegee leads the series 60-34-4, including 48-32-3 in the Turkey Day Classic.

"The Alabama State University family is excited that the tradition between Tuskegee and Alabama State will be continued during this year's 2012 Turkey Day Classic," Alabama State president Dr. William H. Harris said. "We look forward to the annual reunion between the institution and our students, alumni, family and friends. It will be an exciting day in the history of ASU as we open the new ASU Stadium and are elated that our first opponent will be none other than Tuskegee University."

05/08 20:49:06 ET