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How attendance at Texas high school state championships stack up against college bowl games
Attendance for Texas high school football compares favorably to college bowl games, as proven last year.
The Class 5A Division I state championship between Allen and Pearland on Saturday drew 54,347 fans to AT&T Stadium, setting a new state attendance record.
I'll continue to update this list throughout bowl season, but here's an early look at how the Texas state championships stack up against college bowl games:
1. R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl: 54,728 2. Texas Class 5A Division I championship: 54,347 3. Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl: 42,178 4. Texas Class 4A Division II championship: 33,745 5. Texas Class 5A Division II championship: 30,285 6. Gildan New Mexico Bowl: 27,104 7. Texas Class 3A Division II championship: 22,071 8. Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: 21,951 9. Texas Class 4A Division I championship: 20,142