Tigers trounce Jackson State
But Grambling turned the tables this season to take its fifth win in the 10 SWAC championships that have been played since 1999.
A good portion of that solid crowd donned black and gold to cheer on their Tigers.
“We’ve been following them 30-40 years now,” Grambling resident Nelda Baisy said from her front row seat next to husband Walter, who played for the G-Men under legendary coach Eddie G. Robinson. “We’ve been here in Birmingham for every championship game Grambling has played in.