Selection Process

Selection Process

Players will be allowed to participate in the HBCU Pigskin Showdown by invite only. Our selection committee will evaluate prospects from historically black colleges and universities across the United States.

We will have a maximum number of participants at each football position. A select group of players from the Mobile/Gulf Coast area will be added to the event.

Below are the maximum number of players at each position, per team, that will be allowed to participate. There will be 2 teams with a maximum of 42 players on each team..

Numbers Per Team (by position)


  • Quarterbacks- 3
  • Running Backs- 2
  • Fullbacks- 1
  • Outside Wide Receivers- 3
  • Inside Wide Receivers- 2
  • Centers- 2
  • Guards- 3
  • Tackles- 3
  • Tight Ends- 1


  • Defensive Tackles- 3
  • Defensive Ends- 4
  • Inside Linebackers- 2
  • Outside Linebackers- 3
  • Strong Safeties- 2
  • Cornerbacks- 3
  • Free Safeties- 2

Special Teams

  • Long Snappers- 1
  • Punter- 1
  • Kicker- 1

Partner with HBCU Pigskin Showdown

When partnering with HBCU Pigskin Showdown, companies will receive numerous benefits from their sponsorship activation. Because fulfilling mutual needs for both of our organizations is vital to us, we will customize a sponsorship package to meet your goals and objectives. Contact us to see how alignment with HBCU Pigskin Showdown can benefit your company.

HBCU Pigskin Showdown

The 2023 HBCU Pigskin Showdown is a college football post-season event for standout players who have become draft-eligible as of the conclusion of the 2023-24 college football season.

This event will be held in Mobile, Alabama.


Chris Williams
Executive Director / Co-Founder 

Bryant Grove
Director of Operations / Co-Founder 



Contact HBCU Pigskin Showdown 

Chris Williams
Executive Director / Co-Founder 

Bryant Grove
Director of Operations / Co-Founder