How New Orleans Became a Football City {VIDEO}

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February 1, 2013

Meet Dave Dixon, the man behind the Louisiana Superdome

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As the city of New Orleans prepares to host Super Bowl XLVII, the 10th big game for the Big Easy, get to know Dave Dixon, the man who brought football to New Orleans.

Can you name the nine previous Super Bowls held in New Orleans? Super Bowls IV in 1970, VI in 1972 and IX 1975 were played at Tulane Stadium. When the Superdome opened in 1975, the NFL returned for Super Bowl XII in 1978, XV in 1981, XX in 1986, XXIV in 1990, XXXI in 1997 and XXXVI in 2002.

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