Alcorn State Braves Overview

Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Head Coach: Fred McNair

Team Mascot: None

Year Opened: 1992

Capacity: 22500

City / State: Lorman / Mississippi

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Soul Bowl

Rival Team: Jackson State Tigers

From 1994 to 2012, the rivalry game between Jackson State and Alcorn State was called the Capital Classic and was held in Jackson. However, Alcorn State decided they wanted a piece of the action and the series became a home and home since 2012. There is a lot of bad blood between two Mississippi-based rivals, so make sure to be in attendance when the Braves take on the Tigers.

Alcorn State Braves Tailgate Guide


You’ll find plenty of space and lots of Braves fans outside Jack Spinks Stadium making it an excellent place to tailgate before the game. Fans from all over the area come out to cheer on the Braves, and as a result, you’ll find a lively tailgate atmosphere outside Jack Spinks Stadium.

Alcorn State fans put on an impressive tailgate full of delicious food, music, and plenty of drinks. The fans here love to party and show off their school pride making tailgating a must for anyone taking in a Braves football game at Jack Spinks Stadium. Arriving early is especially important during homecoming as you wouldn’t want to miss the homecoming parade before the game.

Tailgating is a big part of any Saturday in Lorman, so make sure to arrive early and make the most out of your visit to Alcorn State.


Homecoming Parade

When attending the Alcorn State homecoming game, make sure to attend the homecoming parade before the game. The parade is a great way to get into the Alcorn State spirit and is a must-see for any Alcorn State student or alumni.

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Where to tailgate

Alcorn State Braves Stadium Guide

In Game

The Alcorn State Braves have an illustrious history having won 15 conference titles and produces many NFL players including Steve McNair. As a result of the program’s success, the Braves have built quite a fan base over the years. Alcorn State alumni, students, and fans from all over come out to support the team on game days creating a fun atmosphere that any college football would enjoy.

In addition to some great fan support, Alcorn State also boasts one of the best bands and dance teams around. The Sounds of Dyn-O-mite’s pregame, halftime, and postgame shows are worth the price of admission all by themselves and you won’t be able to help but get out of your and cheer or dance when you see them take the field. Alcorn State’s dance team, the Golden Girls, also put on a fantastic who you won’t want to miss, so if you see the Golden Girls take the stage don’t leave your seat.

You’ll have an excellent time attending an Alcorn State games where the incredible fan support, band, and dance team create a fun experience you won’t soon forget.

Things to check out

Sounds of Dyn-O-mite

You won’t want to miss the Sounds of Dyn-O-mite when they take the field. The Sounds of Dyno-O-mite are a must-see part of any Alcorn State Braves game, and they put on a fantastic show you won’t want to miss. The Sounds of Dyn-O-mite are worth the price of admission all by themselves, so enjoy their performance during your trip to Jack Spinks Stadium.

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Golden Girls

Like the Sounds of Dyn-O-mite, the Golden Girls performances at Alcorn State games are a must-see. The Golden Girls put on incredible routines that you won’t want to miss, so keep an eye out for them throughout the game.

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The cheerleaders at Alcorn State do a fantastic job of pumping up the crowd, so join in their cheers and show off your Braves pride. The cheer team here is a big part of the pageantry making them a can’t miss for anyone taking in a Braves game.

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Fight Songs

  1. “Cherokee”

    Accompanied by Tomahawk Chop

Alcorn State Braves Bars & Restaurants

  1. The College Grill

    The College Grill

    Inspired by a college students need for a meal fast, fresh, early, or late you’ll feel very satisfied with our customer service and quality of food.

    5159 MS-552, Lorman, MS 39096, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  2. The Original Wingo’s

    The Original Wingo

    Great, delicious food, and friendly staff.

    5164 MS-552, Lorman, MS 39096, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  3. Old Country Store

    Old Country Store

    Home of Mr.D and the World's Best Fried Chicken.

    18801 US-61, Lorman, MS 39096, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$