The 45th Annual Bayou Classic game was held in the Mercedes Benz Superdome on last Saturday in New Orleans. Southern University Jaguars won the game 38-28. Representing the Jaguars was Darby A. Smith as Miss Southern University 2018-2019. Representing the Tigers was Jamariea Davis-Miller as Miss Grambling State University 2018-2019.
The football coaches were Broderick Fobbs (Tigers) and Dawson Odums (Jaguars). Some notable celebrities at the game included New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara. Miss Louisiana 2018 Holli Conway sang the National Anthem.