HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — On Wednesday, Coach Connell Maynor and the Alabama A&M Bulldogs found out that their mid-October matchup with Arkansas-Pine Bluff will not be played at Simmons Bank Field.
Instead, the Bulldogs and Golden Lions will square off in St. Louis, Missouri in the 2022 St. Louis River City HBCU Classic.
The FOX 54 Sports Team confirmed with UAPB Athletics that the game will be played inside The Dome at America’s Center on Sunday, October 16th.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Alabama A&M have met in St. Louis before. The Golden Lions defeated the Bulldogs 24-10 in the former Gateway Classic in 2004.
The two SWAC foes met twice in 2021. Alabama A&M defeated UAPB, 40-33 in the spring SWAC
Football Championship. The Bulldogs also defeated the Golden Lions, 52-24 in the season finale of 2021.