The 35th Annual Bayou Classic game is more than a source of entertainment for one Shreveport family. They are one family, but they cheer and attended two different schools. The Bayou Classic attracts thousand of football fans each year, but for the Anderson's, the game is mere dessert after the main course. "We not only attended these universities, but we excelled in our classes...we all graduated with honors." says Burnadine Anderson, Southern University Graduate. Ayo Anderson also expresses that you meet so many people in your college years. "You're proud...years later you see your friends...and think, wow...we really made it." For Art Anderson Grambling offered him the opportunity to meet the late great Eddie Robinson. A man he calls a legend. "He was the main factor in avoiding any demonstration or closure of Grambling State University" The Bayou Classic also provides another huge fulfillment for the family. Bragging Rights. The family starts to brag as soon as the game is over. Grambling Grad, Arthur Anderson, actually prefers to sit in the Southern section because of the rivalry and camaraderie he gets from all the people around. "I like to talk a little noise, sell a few wolf tickets." Two Schools, one black, one blue, share one golden path to success. "When you get to be a junior, you get to see what happened to the seniors, who were ahead of you, and you liked what you saw. You liked the jobs they were getting, you liked the different businesses that they were going in." says Art Anderson. The Anderson's appreciates what Grambling and Southern University did for them. The universities help educated them and made them productive citizens of America.
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