The Atlanta Football Classic — possibly the most-anticipated game of Southern’s schedule this season — will appear live on national television.
The game between Southern and Florida A&M will be televised by Versus, according to a release from the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
SU and FAMU will play at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Georgia Dome.
It is the first meeting between the longtime rivals since FAMU held off the Jaguars in a 52-49 shootout at A.W. Mumford Stadium in 2008.
The teams have played 58 games since 1941, according to school records. The Rattlers hold a 33-24-1 edge.
The Atlanta Football Classic is one of two Southern games to appear on national television this season.
As usual, the Bayou Classic will appear on NBC.
Earlier this week, NBC announced it would televise the Bayou Classic through 2012.