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The Vulcan Bowl was a college football bowl game played at Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama. The game was played between 1942 and 1949 and again in 1952 on New Year's Day between historically black colleges. The game was one of the longer lasting bowls for HBCUs established in the 1940s.[1]

Game resultsEdit

Annual Date Played Winning Team Losing Team
1st January 1, 1942 Langston 13 Morris Brown 0
2nd January 1, 1943 Texas College 13 Tuskegee 0
3rd January 1, 1944 Tuskegee 12 Clark Atlanta 7
4th January 1, 1945 Tennessee State 12 Tuskegee 7
5th January 1, 1946 Tennessee State 33 Texas College 6
6th January 1, 1947 Tennessee State 32 Louisville Municipal College 0
7th January 1, 1948 Central State 27 Grambling 21
8th January 1, 1949 Kentucky State 23 North Carolina A&T 13
9th January 1, 1952 Bethune-Cookman 27 Texas College 13
Results Source: Vulcan Bowl, at the College Football Data Warehouse

ReferencesEdit

  1. Roger B., Saylor (May 2000). "Black College Football". College Football Historical Society Newsletter: p. 6. http://www.la84foundation.org/SportsLibrary/CFHSN/CFHSNv13/CFHSNv13n3b.pdf.
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