Florida A&M makes 2021 FCS Playoffs, will take on Southeastern Louisiana in first round

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference:

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida A&M football celebrated after winning the Florida Classic and continued to celebrate today after being announced one of the 24 teams in the 2021 FCS Playoffs as they look to win their second National Championship (1978).

The Rattlers will travel to Hammond, Louisiana, to play the Southeastern Louisiana Lions for the first time in school history. 

The game is scheduled for this Saturday, November 27, at 6:00 p.m. CST on ESPN+. The winner will travel to face third-seeded James Madison at 1:00 p.m. CST on Saturday, December 4, in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

This will be the eighth time the Rattlers will make a playoff appearance, with the last one being in 2001. Florida A&M is the first team in the league to participate in the playoffs since Jackson State made the field in 1997.  

Buy Tickets 
Contact the Southeastern Athletics Ticket Office for ticket information at (985) 549-5466 or click here to purchase. Southeastern will continue offering mobile ticketing as the primary source for securing tickets for the 2021-22 season. All tickets will be available via e-mail or text in a PDF format for fans to download on their phone or print at home. Tickets can also be downloaded to Apple Wallet.

About the SWAC
The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU alumni playing with professional sports teams. 
Current championship competition offered by the league includes competition for men in Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field and Tennis. 
Women’s competition is offered in the sports of Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball. 

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