It's Labor Day Weekend and a major football weekend for folks who follow high school, college and professional football. This holiday weekend sees some big games --- FAU vs. UM, Miami Central vs. American Heritage, St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Miami Northwestern and Mississippi Valley vs. Florida A&M in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge in Orlando.
In HBCU football, the return of the FAMU Marching 100 is probably the biggest sports story this week. The significantly smaller band performs for the first time on Sunday since its suspension was lifted earlier this year. Ironically, the last time FAMU's marching band performed was November 19, 2011, the night drum major Robert Champion died after a hazing ritual on a bus in Orlando.
Several FAMU alumni and former Marching 100 members from Miami are traveling to the game so stay tuned for photos and tweets covering game day activities.
By the way, UM beat FAU 34-6 Friday night in Sun Life Stadium and Central rolled over American Heritage 42-20.