The Detroit Football Classic will return Labor Day Weekend to Ford Field and will feature Southern University of the SWAC and Tennessee State University of the Ohio Valley Conference. The Detroit was held from 2003-2006 and the inaugural game in 2003 between Florida A&M and Alabama State drew a crowd of 54,951. http://detroitfootballclassic.com/

Past Contests:

Aug. 30, 2003-Alabama State 38, Florida A&M 22. Attendance 54,951

Sept. 4, 2004- Alabama State 27, Howard 12. Attendance 48,326

Sept. 3, 2005- Hampton 20, Jackson State 7. Attendance 52, 087

Sept. 2, 2006- Delaware State 34, Florida A&M 14. Attendance 41,667