The Southern Heritage Classic presented by FedEx is the annual college football game between the Tigers of Jackson State University and the Tigers of Tennessee State University since 1994.
Tennessee State leads the Southern Heritage Classic series, 12-9.
The game is held at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis.
The Memphis Classic has drawn in about one million fans since 1990. The record for attendance, 61,171, was set in 1997.
The series between the two schools began in 1990, with Tennessee State winning 23-14. JSU’s first win came 2 years later, 38-18 in 1992.