GSU performed at first Super Bowl January 15, 1967

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GRAMBLING, La (KNOE 8 News) - Grambling State University's band is gaining lots of attention because if it's role in the very first Super Bowl game. Dr. Willie Hill was the first drum major for Super Bowl 1. In a recent interview Hill said that he doesn't remember the experience like it was yesterday, but he said the experience is most definitely one for the books.

Hill said in a statement, "When we got there, we saw individuals in the stands with suit and ties, they were dressed to the max. It was a big deal to the people who were there."

Beside the Super Bowl, Grambling band has played at presidential inaugurations and many other major events domestic and abroad.