BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Southern University football coach Eric Dooley will be one of the head coaches for the second annual HBCU Legacy Bowl.

Dooley will be one of the coaches for Team Robinson. The team is named after legendary Grambling State University football coach Eddie Robinson and will be made up of players from the SIAC and SWAC. Chennis Berry (Benedict University) will be the other coach.

Players from the CIAA and the MEAC will make up TEAM GAITHER. The team is named after legendary Florida A&M University football coach Jake Gaither. The coaches for Team Gaither are Richard Hayes, Jr. (Fayetteville State University) and Trei Oliver (North Carolina Central University).

“We are proud to have four outstanding coaches who exemplify the spirit, leadership, and tradition of HBCU Football,” said NFL QB legend and Black College Football Hall of Fame Co-Founder James “Shack” Harris.

“We are very lucky to have quality, well rounded men to lead and coach our All Stars,” said Super Bowl XXII MVP and Black College Football Hall of Fame Co-Founder Doug Williams

The 2023 HBCU Legacy Bowl will take place on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at Tulane University’s Yulman Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana.