Biggest College Stadiums in the U.S
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With college football stadiums that are far bigger than Old Trafford (75,811 seats)......and even Webley Stadium (90,000 seats) - you can really see how much the Americans value and invest in college sports! Check out our run down of the Biggest College Stadiums in the U.S.... 10. Cotton Bowl Seats : 92,200 This is one of the most historic venues in college football. It no longer hosts one regular occupant, although it is still the home of the Red River Rivalry - the annual game between the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma. 9. Tiger Stadium, Louisiana State University Seats 92,400 One of the most fabled games in the stadium's history is the so-called "Earthquake game" against Auburn in 1988. Upon the game-winning touchdown, the crowds reaction and shake of the stadium registered a legitimate earthquake! 8. The Rose Bowl, UCLA Seats : 92,542 The Rose Bowl hosted events in the 1932 and 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles as well as the final match of the 1994 FIFA World Cup and 1999 Women's World Cup. It also serves as a somewhat defacto home stadium for the U.S. National Soccer team. 7. Sanford Stadium, University of Georgia Seats : 92,746 Nicknamed "Between the hedges" for the line of hedges that border the field, the most distinguishing feature of the home of the Georgia Bulldogs. 6. Los Angeles Coliseum, The University of Southern California Seats: 93,607 The L.A Coliseum has been featured in numerous movies and television shows and has been the site of the Olympic games, the Super Bowl and the World Series. Following the demolition of Yankee Stadium, the Coliseum stands as arguably the most historic stadium in the United States. 5. Neyland Stadium, University of Tennessee Seats: 100,011 Fans take pre-gaming to a new level in Knoxville. In addition to the traditional "tailgating", fans also enjoy "sail-gating" as they party on boats on the lack adjacent to Neyland! 4. Darrell K. Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium, the University of Texas Seats : 100,119 The most technologically unique aspect of the stadium is the so-called "Godzillatron" - the most enormous high definition screen, which debuted in 2006 as the largest HD screen in the world! 3. Ohio Stadium, Ohio State University Seats: 102,239 Nickname: "The Horseshoe" or "The Shoe" Ohio Stadium ranks as the third largest venue in college football and sixth largest non-racing stadium in the world. 2. Beaver Stadium, Pennsylvania State University Seats: 107,282 Beaver Stadium officially opened in 1960 with a capacity of 46,284. However, Beaver Stadium is new and old at the same time. Penn State's original stadium was completed taken apart, moved across campus and put back together again where the Nittany Lions play today. 1. Michigan Stadium, University of Michigan Seats: Approx. 108,000 (2010) "The Big House" is the distinctive bowl that has housed the Michigan Wolverines since 1927. The most unique element of the gigantic bowl is that only 20 rows are visibly from ground level.