Doug E. Fresh and Biz Markie round out new halftime experience for FAMU football season
Submitted by Vaugh Wilson
TALLAHASSEE, FL – The 2012 football season has taken on a special meaning for Florida A&M University (FAMU) in celebration of 125 years of excellence. As a countdown to the celebratory events, each football game this season has delivered an unprecedented enhanced football experience with half-time performances by major recording artists, special game themes and Old School vs. New School DJ battles. The halftime show for the homecoming game and final home game of the season on Saturday, Nov. 10 2012 against North Carolina Central University will be enhanced featuring the legendary Doug E. Fresh and Biz Markie, both of whom will keep the crowd energized with DJ battles throughout the entire game.
“Homecoming is usually a big celebration at FAMU where alumni and supporters come from all over the country to celebrate, and this year marks an exciting time for FAMU and the Rattler football squad as we celebrate 125 years,” shares Derek Horne, FAMU athletics director. “Our football season has been marked by a brand new energy and theme and on-field entertainment for each of our home games, and we look forward to having our fans cheer our players on to victory as we celebrate our history at FAMU.”
In addition to the enhanced homecoming game experience, the entire weekend lineup will include alumni reunions, pre-game activities and other celebratory events including alumni recognitions at the President’s Gala.
FAMU athletics partnered with Visit Tallahassee this football season to deliver a marketing program to focus on driving game attendance and overnight stay while creating value and an enhanced game experience for fans.
For more information, visit FAMUAthletics.com or call (850) 599-3868.