FAMU In Third in FCS Home Attendance, #1 in MEAC
The NCAA Division I FCS Statistics through Nov. 27, list Florida A&M at #3 in average home attendance for the 2016 season.
FAMU drew 78,839 fans to Bragg Stadium for four dates, a total which was 11th nationally in total home attendance, but the per-game average of 19,710 was 3rd, surpassed only by Montana (25,377) and James Madison (21,646).
Among Historicially Black Colleges and Universities in FCS, FAMU was #1 in average home attendance at 19,710, followed by perennial leader Jackson (Miss.) State at 19,660, good for fourth nationally.
The Rattlers also led the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in both total and average home attendance.
North Carolina A&T (72,360 in five games) was third among HBCUs with a per-game average of 14,472, while Alcorn (Miss.) State was fourth among the HBCUs with a 14,342 per-game average.
Those four schools –FA MU, Jackson State, North Carolina A&T and Alcorn State – were the only HBCUs listed in the NCAA FCS Attendance Top 20.