Magic City Classic a fierce rivalry

Updated: October 26, 2011, 3:01 PM ET
By Donald Hunt | Special to ESPN.com

There are a number of rivalries in college football on every level. However, there are very few if any like the one between Alabama State and Alabama A&M.

Alabama State is in Montgomery. Alabama A&M is in Huntsville. The two school get together annually in Birmingham at Legion Field for the Magic City Classic. When Alabama State clashes with Alabama A&M on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET (ESPNU, 10:30 p.m. ET on tape delay), this will be 70 years for this legendary black college classic. Moreover, ...

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