For Immediate Release
December 16, 2023
Contact Information

(BPRW) Allstate HBCU Legacy Bowl Career Fair Student Registration Now Open

(Black PR Wire) NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Allstate HBCU Legacy Bowl announced today that student registration is now open for the 2024 Career Fair, to be held on February 22nd and 23rd at the New Orleans Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

“The Allstate HBCU Legacy Bowl is about opportunity, both on and off the field. The Career Fair serves as a platform to elevate HBCU students into the world of professional success,” said Black College Football Hall of Fame Co-Founder and 2012 inductee James “Shack” Harris.

The Allstate HBCU Legacy Bowl Career Fair, presented by the New Orleans Saints, provides job opportunities and career counseling for HBCU juniors, seniors, and recent graduates. Admission is FREE. In just two years, it has become the largest HBCU Career Fair in the nation, attracting nearly 1,500 students from 49 different HBCUs networking with over 100 of the nation's top employers.

Starting today, students can register at


The Allstate HBCU Legacy Bowl, presented by the Black College Football Hall of Fame is a postseason all-star game that showcases the top 100 NFL draft-eligible football players from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The game will be played on the Saturday, February 24, 2024, in New Orleans, Louisiana at Tulane University, and broadcast live on NFL Network. More than a football game, the week-long celebration of Black culture and history will provide invaluable exposure for HBCU students. HBCU Legacy Bowl Founding Partners include AllstateNational Football Leagueadidas2x NFL & Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes and his 15 and the Mahomies FoundationCoca-ColaCoors LightBank of AmericaNew Orleans Saints, State of Louisiana, Riddell, Allstate Sugar Bowl, Zebra Technologies, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Follow the HBCU Legacy Bowl on social media (X, IG & FB) via @HBCULegacyBowl or visit for more information.


The Black College Football Hall of Fame was founded in 2009 by African-American pioneers, quarterbacks James Harris and Doug Williams to preserve the history and honor the greatest football players, coaches and contributors from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). There have been over 100 Inductees since inception, including Mel Blount, James Harris, Willie Lanier, Art Shell and Doug Williams, who serve as Trustees.

The Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCFHOF) soon will have a permanent home at the Pro Football Hall of Fame (PFHOF) to tell the story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).