HBCU Students Compete as Madden 22 Tournament Finalists and Interns at Super Bowl LVI

Esports is a very lucrative business and is giving educational opportunities for many HBCU students.  The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) has been “implementing a conference-wide Esports platform starting in September 2020.”   The NFL is using esports to connect with students, athletes, and business professionals through the 2nd annual Madden NFL 22 x HBCU Tournament.

HBCU ESPORTS TOURNEY

The National Football League unveiled its strategy for the top HBCU student finalists who participated in the 2nd annual Madden NFL 22 x HBCU Tournament with a once-in-a-lifetime experience during Super Bowl LVI week. 

15 students from HBCU schools in the SWAC, MEAC, and CIAA will journey to Los Angeles for a week filled with job shadowing opportunities and events with the NFL as well as the finals competition of the Madden NFL 22 x HBCU tournament. 

Madden NFL 22 HBCU Top Student Finalists

Madden NFL 22 HBCU Top Student Finalists

NFL

Name Madden Gamer Tag HBCU School

Andre Kenyoda Patterson Jr

Slattlyfree

Albany State

Javion D Jackson 

Javion142

Albany State

Eric Demetrius Minor Jr. 

ThatGuyDj

Claffin University

Christopher Webb

Sbc_gaming_1of1

Delaware State

Donavan Burrell

Tissue20

Florida A&M

Tykevious Dequante Ivory

Equipedbulldog2

Fort Valley State

Donald Ray White III

DonTnp4L

Grambling State

Malik Seay

kreamyshots

Howard

Malay Robinson Jr

JoseHndrx

Morgan State

Nicholas Harris

BlackTrident4H

Norfolk State

DaSean Wade Neclos Jr

ThaRealSuave

N.C. A&T

Quran Rubin Coy Watts

callingwolves_

N.C. A&T

Christopher James Pitts

Sametarsier8657

St. Augustine

Carlik Humes

Freakylikky

VA Union

Rodney Jimmel McKay Jr

RockoTuff

VA Union

To conclude the week, each student finalist will receive a ticket to attend Super Bowl LVI, on February 13, 2022, at SoFi Stadium. The Madden NFL 22 x HBCU Tournament is driven by the NFL’s commitment to inclusivity and accessibility in both traditional sports and esports.

Throughout the week, the NFL Football Development team will host the

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Highlights of Super Bowl LVI between the LA Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals

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Highlights of Super Bowl LVI between the LA Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals

Highlights of Super Bowl LVI between the LA Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals

The Los Angeles Rams came back to beat the Cincinnati Bengals in stunning fashion in Super Bowl LVI, lifting the Vince Lombardi Trophy after a 23-20 win at home in SoFi Stadium.

Story of the Game

Trailing 20-16 with six minutes and 13 seconds to go, Matthew Stafford – who gets a ring in his first season in Los Angeles – led the Rams on a 15-play, 79-yard drive capped with a one-yard touchdown pass to Super Bowl MVP Cooper Kupp, who also converted a key fourth down play earlier on the same series.

Joe Burrow and the Bengals would get the ball back with a minute and 25 left but, with the Rams pass rush repeatedly getting home in the second half, Aaron Donald delivered the game-ending hit on fourth down.

Aaron Donald sacked Joe Burrow to seal the win for the Rams in Super Bowl LVI

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Aaron Donald sacked Joe Burrow to seal the win for the Rams in Super Bowl LVI

Aaron Donald sacked Joe Burrow to seal the win for the Rams in Super Bowl LVI

Burrow was sacked a league-high 51 times in the regular season and was taken down a playoff-record nine times in Cincinnati’s divisional round win over the Tennessee Titans, but he was only dropped once in the first half by the much-vaunted Rams pass rush – with Donald

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