A local CW affiliate will broadcast the Southern vs. Texas Southern football game


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Southern University Jaguars football team will start the conference game this Saturday against Texas Southern in Arlington, Texas.

If you’re not traveling to see the match in person, you can watch it from the comfort of your home.

WBRL, the CW affiliate in Baton Rouge, will broadcast the game between the two teams.

The game is one of a number of HBCU football matches to be broadcast on the free-to-play digital platform, HBCU GO.

Owned by Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group, the HBCU GO games will also air on group-owned television stations, including Nexstar Media Group, owner of WBRL CW in Baton Rouge.

“We are proud to amplify these incredible athletes and HBCUs, while helping to fund the education of these young adults. Now, sports fans across the country will have access to best-in-class games from America’s HBCUs,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group.

Southern is 1-1 this season after falling to LSU in a historic game inside Tiger Stadium.

The Jaguars are currently ranked 4th in the HBCU Football Power Rankings.


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