The National Football League today revealed its plans for the top HBCU finalists who compete in the second annual Madden NFL 22 x HBCU Championship with a once-in-a-lifetime experience during Super Bowl LVI week. Students will travel to Los Angeles for a week full of job shadowing opportunities and events with the NFL as well as the Madden NFL 22 x HBCU Championship Finals competition. To wrap up the week, every student finalist will receive a ticket to Super Bowl LVI, on February 13, 2022, at SoFi Stadium. The Madden NFL 22 x HBCU Championship is driven by the NFL’s commitment to inclusion and accessibility in both traditional and esports sports.
Throughout the week, the NFL Football Development Team will host student finalists inviting them to learn the business side of football at a variety of events and activities, including the Play Football Stakeholder Breakfast, the High School Girls NFL FLAG Show, and Family Play Football. Festival, and the Super Bowl experience. Students will receive valuable career advice from NFL executives and key stakeholders while also participating in immersive career coaching.
In preparation for the finals competition, Eric “ThatGuyDJ” Minor of Claflin University and Rodney “RockoTuff” McKay of Virginia Union will appear in NFL Total Access While broadcasting the show on February 8 at 7:00 PM ET on the NFL Network to talk about their experience in the tournament.
Fans are encouraged to tune in on February 12 at 3:00 PM ET on NFL YouTube or Twitch channels to see if Eric “ThatGuyDJ” Minor or Rodney “RockoTuff” McKay will take home the title of Madden NFL 22 x HBCU. Eric and Rodney will compete for the championship title from the NFL headquarters on the West Coast located next to SoFi Stadium in Hollywood Park, home of Super Bowl LVI.
This year’s tournament features NFL Partner Awards including Microsoft Surface Pro X tablets, as well as another official League product.
Madden NFL 22 HBCU Best Finalist
|Noun||madden player tag||HBCU|
|Andre Kenyoda Patterson Jr.||Slatlvi||Albany State University|
|Gavion DJackson||Gavion 142||Albany State University|
|Eric Demetrius Minor Jr.||ThatGuyDJ||Claflin University|
|Christopher Webb||Sbc_gaming_1of1||Delaware State University|
|Donavan Burrell||tissue 20||Florida A&M University|
|Tykevious Dequante Ivory||Equipped with 2 . bulldozer||Fort Valley State University|
|Donald Ray White III||Loading||Grambling State University|
|owner si||kreamyshots||Howard University|
|Malay Robinson Jr.||Josehendrix||Morgan State University|
|Nicholas Harris||Black Trident 4H||Norfolk State University|
|DaSean Wade Neclos Jr||ThaRealSuave||North Carolina A&T State University|
|Robin Al Quran Coy Watts||wolves calling||North Carolina A&T State University|
|Christopher James Bates||Samitarser 8657||Saint Augustine University|
|Carlik Homes||frikelike||Virginia Union University|
|Rodney Gemmell McKay Jr.||RocoTuff||Virginia Union University|