Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: Prairie View A&M Panthers

Head Coach: Willie Simmons

Team Mascot: Panther

Year Opened: 2016

Capacity: 15000

City / State: Prairie View / Texas

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

State Fair Classic

Rival Team: Grambling Tigers

The State Fair Classic takes place during the Texas State Fair and pits the Grambling Tigers against the Prairie View A&M Panthers. The game is contested at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas and dates back to 1925. However, the game has only regularly been contested between Grambling State and Prairie View A&M since the mid-1980s. You won’t want to miss the State Fair Classic, so make sure to be in attendance when the Tigers and Panthers square off.

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Labor Day Classic

Rival Team: Texas Southern Tigers

You won’t find a better time to come out to Prairie View for a football game than the Labor Day Classic. The Labor Day Classic between the Prairie View A&M Panthers and Texas Southern Tigers has been played every year since 1947, and the winner of the contest takes home the Durley-Nicks Trophy. Texas Southern may lead the all-time series 44-27-1, but you won’t want to miss it as the Panthers try to narrow the gap.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: Prairie View A&M Panthers

Head Coach: Willie Simmons

Team Mascot: Panther

Year Opened: 2016

Capacity: 15000

City / State: Prairie View / Texas

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