The 2022 HBCU Legacy Bowl was a post-season college football all-star game that was played on February 19, 2022, at Yulman Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was the inaugural edition of the HBCU Legacy Bowl, whose founding was announced by the Black College Football Hall of Fame on March 18, 2021. The game was the last of the all-star games that concluded the 2021–22 bowl games. Television coverage was provided by NFL Network.
|2022 HBCU Legacy Bowl|
|Date||February 19, 2022|
|Location||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|United States TV coverage|
Football programs representing historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) primarily compete in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) in NCAA Division II, and the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
On September 1, 2021, Aqeel Glass, quarterback for the Alabama A&M Bulldogs, became the first player to be selected for the HBCU Legacy Bowl. As the 2021 season progressed, the game's website was updated with players who confirmed plans to participate in the game. Those players are listed below.
|Time of possession||18:27||41:33|
|ROB||Passing||Aqeel Glass||4–15, 51 YDS|
|Rushing||Ezra Gray||4 CAR, 33 YDS|
|Receiving||Dee Anderson||3 REC, 33 YDS|
|GAIT||Passing||Bryce Witt||15–21, 131 YDS, 1 TD|
|Rushing||Bryce Witt||3 CAR, 32 YDS|
|Receiving||Marquis McClain||7 REC, 84 YDS|
- "First HBCU Legacy Bowl Selection Announced!". hbculegacybowl.com. September 1, 2021. Retrieved November 19, 2021.
- Hoffman, Jarrett (September 1, 2021). "Alabama A&M QB Aqeel Glass named first selection to HBCU Legacy Bowl". hbcusports.com. Retrieved November 19, 2021.
- "2022 Players". HBCU Legacy Bowl. Retrieved December 20, 2021.
- "Team Robinson vs. Team Gaither Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved 20 February 2022.