October 15, 2021

Why Not Us: Season 2 of HBCU docuseries on ESPN+ produced by NBA star Chris Paul premieres Thursday, Oct. 14

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. — Within the second season (*14*) Why Not Us, govt producer and Phoenix Suns star Chris Paul continues to showcase the significance (*14*) Traditionally Black School and Universities by highlighting their achievements and challenges.

Paul stated what caught out most to him whereas working on the mission was studying about why the coed athletes attended an HBCU and getting an opportunity to see their journeys.

The conventional blueprint to get into the NBA or NFL wasn’t by HBCUs, however by energy conferences.

Nevertheless, it is completely different now.

Prime recruits can attend HBCUs and never fear about being handed over, because of social media.

“The way a lot of these kids have these unbelievable followings now, imagine that exposure they would get, because at the end of the day, the TV channels – they want to see and showcase the stars,” Paul stated.

The brand new, eight-episode season will take followers behind-the-scenes (*14*) Florida A&M Soccer, one (*14*) probably the most storied athletic groups at an HBCU, because the Rattlers expertise one (*14*) probably the most eagerly anticipated soccer seasons in class historical past.

Why Not Us premieres Thursday, October 14.

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ESPN contributed to this report. The Walt Disney Firm is the father or mother firm (*14*) ESPN and this ABC station.