Tune in on Saturday, February 12 at 3 p.m. ET on the NFL YouTube
channels to find out if Eric "ThatGuyDJ" Minor from Claflin University or Rodney "RockoTuff" McKay from Virginia Union University will take home the Madden NFL 22 x HBCU Tournament title. Both will be competing for the championship title from the NFL's west coast headquarters located next to SoFi Stadium in Hollywood Park, home of Super Bowl LVI. Minor is a senior computer science major from Suffolk, Va.
Both have been in Los Angeles this week for job shadowing opportunities and events with the NFL. They will also attend Super Bowl LVI, on Sunday, February 13, 2022, at SoFi Stadium.
This year's tournament features NFL partner prizing including Microsoft Surface Pro X tablets, in addition to other official League products.
The NFL partnered with GCN (Gaming Community Network), a GameSquare Esports
company that manages the online qualifiers, including registration and online tournament execution, player communications, competitive integrity, and the professional broadcast on February 12.
to watch a recent episode of NFL Total Access in which Minor and McKay talk about their experience in the tournament.