The ten largest college football stadiums in the United States by seating capacity.
These are the ten largest college football stadiums in the United States based upon normal seating capacity. College football in the United States is an extremely popular spectator sport with literally tens of millions of fans and in order to accommodate all the fans who want to see college football games many colleges and universities in the United States have built huge stadiums. Many of these stadiums are famous landmarks in the cities they are located in and the hotels, motels, restaurants and other tourist related businesses in these cities love these huge capacity stadiums because of all the fans they bring into the cities for each home game. These are the ten largest college football stadiums in the United States.
Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor - 109,901 normal seating capacity
Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan is known as the Big House and it is the largest college football stadium in the United States with a normal seating capacity of 109,901. Home to the famous Michigan Wolverines football team the local Ann Arbor hotels, motels and restaurants love the Big House which brings big business their way on Saturdays in the Fall when the Wolverines are home. The all-time record crowd at Michigan Stadium occurred in November of 2003 when 112,118 fans watched Michigan defeat arch rival Ohio State 35-21.
Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania - 107,282
The second largest college football stadium in the United States is Beaver Stadium the home of the Penn State Nittany Lions with a seating capacity of 107,282. Located on the campus of Penn State in State College, Pennsylvania the all-time record attendance for Beaver Stadium is 110,753 which occurred on September 14, 2002 when Penn State defeated Nebraska by a core of 40-7.
Neyland Stadium in Knoxville - 102,549
College football is huge in Tennessee as Neyland Stadium is home to the Tennessee Volunteers and has a normal seating capacity of 102,549. The all-time record crowd at Neyland Stadium is 109,061 which occurred on September 18, 2004 when the Volunteers defeated the Florida Gators by a score of 30-28.
Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio - 102,329
Ohio Stadium is also known as the Horseshoe or the Shoe because of its configuration is the 4th largest college football stadium in the United States with a seating capacity of 102,329. Home to the storied Ohio State Buckeyes college football team the record attendance at Ohio Stadium or the Shoe is 106,033 which occurred on September 12. 2009.
Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama - 101,000
The Alabama Crimson Tide won the NCAA college football championship in 2009 and play their home games in Bryant-Denny Stadium which is the 5th largest college football stadium in the United States.
Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin - 100,119
Sixth on the list is the home of the Texas Longhorns the Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium which holds 100,119 fans and is located on the University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas. The all-time record crowd at the Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium is 101,357 which occurred on November 21, 2009.
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum - 93,607
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is the first stadium on the list which was not built just for college football games but the Coliseum does serve as the home of the University of Southern California Trojans college football team and has a seating capacity of 93,607. The Coliseum has also been home to Super Bowls, the World Series and the Olympics. The all-time record attendance for a college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is 104,953 which occurred in 1947 when USC played rival Notre Dame.
Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia - 92,746
Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia is home to the University of Georgia Bulldogs college football team and is the 8th largest college football stadium in the United States with a capacity of 92,746. Home games in Sanford Stadium help to fill the hotels, motels and restaurants in Athens fans in Georgia love their Bulldogs.
Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California - 92,542
The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California serves as the home field for the UCLA Bruins college football team as well as hosting the annual Rose Bowl college football bowl game each January. The Rose Bowl has also been host to Super Bowls and the Olympics and the all-time record attendance in the Rose Bowl for a football game is 106,869 for the 1973 Rose Bowl game.
Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana - 92,400
Rounding out the top ten largest college football stadiums in the United States is Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana which is the home field of the LSU Tigers college football team. Tiger Stadium has a normal capacity of 92,400 and is nicknamed Death Valley today because of the huge noise levels crowds at Tiger Stadium create. Originally Tiger Stadium was called Deaf Valley but the term ended up being Death Valley over the years. Tiger Stadium creates big business for hotels, motels and restaurants in Baton Rouge when the LSU Tigers are home.
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