The sold out crowd for the Longhorns game against Notre Dame at Royal-Memorial Stadium on Sunday September 4, 2016. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Royal-Memorial Stadium record crowd for Texas and Notre Dame

Posted September 4th, 2016


The largest crowd ever at Royal-Memorial Stadium witnessed Sunday’s season opener between Texas and Notre Dame.

The school announced a record crowd of 102,315, which broke the previous record by nearly 1,000 fans. You can read about the top five crowds in DKR history — prior to Sunday — right here.

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