Florida A&M University is selling almost the same number of football season tickets despite losing its famed band for the year, according to the school's interim president.
FAMU Interim President Larry Robinson told university trustees Thursday that the university has sold more than 3,200 season tickets. That's almost the same number as the university sold last year.
There have been fears that attendance at FAMU Rattlers football games would drop off after the suspension of The Marching 100 for the entire academic year. The band was suspended in the wake of the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion.