The Eastern High School marching band participates in a drum line competition at RFK Stadium in Northeast on Sept. 17 before the Nation's Football Classic between Howard and Hampton. / Photo by Roy Lewis

Legacy, Tradition Trump Football at Annual Game

The “real HU”? For another year, at least, it’s Hampton University. Legacy, scholarship and tradition collided once again during the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic at RFK Stadium in southeast D.C. on Saturday, Sept. 17, as two esteemed historically black universities — Hampton and Howard — took to the gridiron for bragging rights as the true “HU,” with Hampton coming out on top for the second year in a row, 34-7.
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