Alabama State to Host 2012 Turkey Day Classic in New Hornet Stadium
[mpoverlay]Alabama State University and Tuskegee University yesterday announced an agreement to play the 2012 Turkey Day Classic at the new ASU Hornet Stadium on Thanksgiving Day. It will be the grand opening of the stadium and the 89th meeting of the two schools in one of the oldest black college football rivalries in the country.
“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.”
Tuskegee is 48-32-3 against Alabama State in the Turkey Day Classic. Alabama State won last year’s classic 30-21.[/mpoverlay]