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HBCU football programs thrive in new era

Florida A&M quarterback Rasean McKay (17) is pressured by Jackson State linebacker Nyles Gaddy (57). (Jim Rassol/AP)
Florida A&M quarterback Rasean McKay (17) is pressured by Jackson State linebacker Nyles Gaddy (57). (Jim Rassol/AP)

Historically Black Colleges and Universities — known as HBCUs — are enjoying a resurgence of attention for their football programs. It’s led to increased TV contracts and landing some star players.

Cody Short of WBHM has the story.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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