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Bayou Classic sees biggest crowd since before Hurricane Katrina

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) -

The Bayou Classic set a post-Katrina attendance record this past weekend.

Organizers said attendance was up nearly 5,000 people over the 2015 clash between Southern and Grambling State.

Nearly 68,000 people attended the game, the most since it returned to New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.

Another 30,000 attended the Battle of the Bands and Greek show Friday night.

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