One aspect of college football has received a significant deal of negative attention: “guarantee games.” These are matchups where a large school pays a smaller school a significant sum of money to schedule a matchup against them. Some claim that historically black colleges and universities are often forced to take guarantee games to help fund their struggling athletic departments, which puts players at risk against unfair competition.

We speak with Kenn Rashad, editor and publisher of HBCU Sports and Morehouse athletic director Andre Patillo about "guarantee games" and the overall state of athletics programs at HBCUs.