Every college football stadium has its own history, tradition, and memories - making it almost impossible to rank them.
With the atmosphere, fans, traditions, and architecture as the main criteria, Bleacher Report ranked Top 10 picks of college football stadiums in the country:
10. Kyle Field - Texas A&M
Kyle Field is one of the most unique stadiums in college football, and that’s what makes it so good; it’s not often that you see a triple-decker stadium quite like this one. To top it all off, this stadium features one of the nation’s best video boards, stretching 4,000 square feet.
9. Bryant-Denny Stadium - Alabama
After recent renovations, the stadium’s capacity has increased by 10,000, making it one of the nation’s top five largest stadiums.
8. Tom Osbourne Field at Memorial Stadium (Nebraska)
Fans file into this stadium every week to see their beloved Cornhuskers play. Nebraska currently has sold out 311 consecutive games at Memorial Stadium. This fan support has allowed Nebraska to begin a $63.5 million expansion that will increase the seating capacity to 91,000; the project will be completed by the 2013 season.
Tied 6. Notred Dame Stadium
Notre Dame Stadium has established itself as one of the most unique stadiums in college football through its mixture of history, including things like Touchdown Jesus, and state of the art amenities, such as its new press box, and LED scoreboards.
Tied 6. Tiger Stadium (LSU)
Tiger Stadium is the 6th largest stadium in the nation and is widely considered the most electrifying stadium in college football.
Tied 4. Beaver Stadium (Penn State)
This triple-decker stadium ranks as the second-largest stadium in the country. The unbelievable number of fans who file in every week generate a great deal of noise, too…it’s been called the loudest by ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit. What’s also awesome? All fans wear white on game day, creating the best white-out in college football.
Tied 4. Shieds-Watkins Field at Neyland Stadium - Tennessee
From the checkered end zones to the “Rocky Top” chants, Neyland Stadium has established itself as one of college football’s iconic landmarks. The stadium also ranks as the nation’s fourth largest stadium.
3. Ohio Stadium (Ohio State)
Ohio Stadium is known for its horseshoe shape and truly is a beautiful sight. Other than the architecture, Ohio Stadium is known for it’s traditions, such as the “dotting of the i” before the game. In the past decade, the Buckeyes have had a winning percentage of 88 at the Horseshoe.
2. Michigan Stadium
Michigan Stadium is the best test and one of the most widely recognized football stadiums in the country. It has seated over 113,000 on multiple occasions, a number untouched by the rest of the college football nation.
1. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (Florida)
The Swamp has the perfect blend of atmosphere, architecture, fans, and tradition that propelled it to the top spot on this list.
“There is no better place than ‘The Swamp.’ That opening on the big screen with the alligators, it’s the best ever. When the Gators run out of the tunnel, it is absolutely the moment of moments in college football.” - Lee Corso
Now that you’ve seen the top 10 college football stadiums, what are some of your favorite stadiums?
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