It’s just different in the South.
The NFL announced that over 600,000 people descended upon Nashville this weekend for the 2019 NFL Draft.
Nashville sets new #NFLDraft attendance record.
Over a half MILLION fans partied downtown over the last three days. pic.twitter.com/5mADemtcCE
— Tennessee Titans (@Titans) April 27, 2019
The crowd number was first reported at 500,000, but it was later updated to 600,000. Nashville’s outing crushed the competition – the previous record was set by Philadelphia with 250,000 people in 2017.
Organizers for the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp estimated a crowd of over 200,000 on Thursday and Friday during the first two rounds.
“We lived up to the hype,” Tennessee Titans General Manager Jon Robinson said during a news conference.
You’re on the clock, Las Vegas.