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)

Offense

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

Defense

  • 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