Bayou Classic
1974
GRAMBLING STATE LEADS 23-21
CURRENT CHAMPIONS | HALL OF FAME | HOST STADIUMS
It is played on the final Saturday in November (i.e. the Saturday after Thanksgiving) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA. In 2005, it was played at the Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX after the devestation caused by Hurricane Katrina and many of New Orleans' evacuees were lving there. This was the only time that the game has been played outside of Louisiana.
The game is the best known annual game and rivalry in historically black college or university (HBCU) football.
I
II
III
IV
1974
1975
1976
1977
GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS
d.Southern 21-0 d.Southern 33-17 d.Southern 10-2 d.Southern 55-20
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA)
V
VI
VII
VIII
1978
1979
1980
1981
GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS SOUTHERN JAGUARS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS SOUTHERN JAGUARS
d.Southern 28-15 d.Grambling State 14-7 d.Southern 43-6 d.Grambling State 50-20
IX
X
XI
XII
1982
1983
1984
1985
SOUTHERN JAGUARS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS
d.Grambling State 22-17 d.Southern 24-10 d.Southern 31-29 d.Southern 29-12
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA)
XIII
XIV
XV
XVI
1986
1987
1988
1989
GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS SOUTHERN JAGUARS SOUTHERN JAGUARS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS
d.Southern 30-3 d.Grambling State 27-21 d.Grambling State 10-3 d.Southern 44-30
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA)
XVII
XVIII
XIX
XX
1990
1991
1992
1993
GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS SOUTHERN JAGUARS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS SOUTHERN JAGUARS
d.Southern 25-13 d.Grambling State 31-30 d.Southern 30-27 d.Grambling State 31-13
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA)
XXI
XXII
XXIII
XXIV
1994
1995
1996
1997
SOUTHERN JAGUARS SOUTHERN JAGUARS SOUTHERN JAGUARS SOUTHERN JAGUARS
d.Grambling State 34-7 d.Grambling State 30-14 d.Grambling State 17-12 d.Grambling State 30-7
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA)
XXV
XXVI
XXVII
XXVIII
1998
1999
2000
2001
SOUTHERN JAGUARS SOUTHERN JAGUARS SOUTHERN JAGUARS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS
d.Grambling State 26-14 d.Grambling State 37-31 d.Grambling State 33-29 d.Southern 30-20
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA)
XXIX
XXX
XXXI
XXXII
2002
2003
2004
2005
SOUTHERN JAGUARS SOUTHERN JAGUARS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS
d.Grambling State 48-24 d.Grambling State 44-41 d.Southern 24-13 d.Southern 50-35
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (HOUSTON, TX)
XXXIII
XXXIV
XXXV
XXXVI
2006
2007
2008
2009
SOUTHERN JAGUARS SOUTHERN JAGUARS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS
d.Grambling State 21-17 d.Grambling State 22-13 d.Southern 29-14 d.Southern 31-13
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA)
XXXVII
XXXVIII
XXXIX
XL
2010
2011
2012
2013
GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS SOUTHERN JAGUARS SOUTHERN JAGUARS
d.Southern 38-17 d.Southern 36-12 d.Grambling State 38-33 d.Grambling State 40-17
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA)
XLI
XLII
XLIII
XLIV
2014
2015
2016
2017
SOUTHERN JAGUARS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS
d.Grambling State 52-45 d.Southern 34-23 d.Southern 52-30 d.Southern 30-21
(NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA) (NEW ORLEANS, LA)

Host Stadiums
MERCEDES-BENZ (LOUISIANA) SUPERDOME
NEW ORLEANS, LA
1975-2004/2006-
RELIANT STADIUM
HOUSTON, TX
2005
TULANE STADIUM
NEW ORLEANS, LA
1974
Updated: 05 December 2017