Howard (9-2) vs. Southern (7-4)
Outlook: Howard puts its seven-game winning streak on the line against Southern. The Bison have not lost since a 21-20 defeat to Florida A&M; on Sept. 21. Howard, making its first Heritage Bowl appearance, finished second in the MEAC. Bison sophomore QB Ted White, the MEAC Offensive Player of the Year, has passed for 2,814 yards and 36 TDs. Southern finished second in the SWAC and is coming off a 17-12 victory over Grambling State in the Bayou Classic.
Pub Date: 12/31/96