Top 25 biggest college football stadiums in the country

Among sports leagues worldwide, college football stadiums collectively rank as the biggest in the world.

Let’s take a look at the 25 biggest college football stadiums, many of which are among the biggest stadiums anywhere on the globe.

1. Michigan Stadium (Capacity: 107,601) Michigan Stadium owns the nickname “The Big House,” and it is easy to see why.

 The Michigan Wolverines have continuously possessed one of the biggest stadiums in all of college football.

3. Ohio Stadium (Capacity: 102,780) On the bank of the Olentangy River, “the Horseshoe” has seen its capacity bounce between 100,000 and 105,000 over the past two decades.

4. Kyle Field (Capacity: 102,733) Kyle Field saw its attendance climb over 100,000 for the first time in 2014. The home of Texas A&M in College Station, Texas

5. Neyland Stadium (Capacity: 102,455) Now the seventh-largest stadium in the world, Neyland Stadium had a capacity of just 3,200 when it was constructed in 1921. 

6. Tiger Stadium (Capacity: 102,321) LSU extended Tiger Stadium to over 100,000 in 2012. Since then, they have registered a capacity crowd of 102,321 a total of nine times.

7. Bryant-Denny Stadium (Capacity: 100,077) The first of the seven 100,000-capacity college football stadiums, Bryant-Denny Stadium was the,

 fifth-biggest NCAA stadium in 2010 when it topped 100,000 for the first time.

8. Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 95,594) The biggest college football stadium outside of the Big Ten and SEC belongs to Texas.

9. Sanford Stadium (Capacity: 92,746) Sanford Stadium is one of the most recognizable stadiums in college football due to the privet hedges surrounding it.

10. Rose Bowl (Capacity: 92,542) While most famous for hosting the Rose Bowl Game (first used in 1923), the stadium is also the home of the UCLA Bruins.

11. Cotton Bowl Stadium (Capacity: 92,100) While it may not be the home of any NCAA team on a regular basis, the Cotton Bowl hosts one of the biggest rivalries in college football —

12. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (Capacity: 88,548) Our final stadium under 90,000 is more commonly referred to as “The Swamp.” 

The home of the Florida Gators was built in 1930 with a capacity of 21,769

13. Jordan-Hare Stadium (Capacity: 87,451) Home of the Auburn Tigers, the Jordan-Hare Stadium was built to meet the demand for a bigger stadium in 1939. 

14. Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 85,458) One of many Memorial Stadiums around the NCAA, the one at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has the ominously named student section.

15. Frank Howard Field at Clemson Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 81,500)

16. Camp Randall Stadium (Capacity: 80,321) Built in 1917 with a capacity of 11,900, the Camp Randall Stadium has grown significantly in the following 100-plus years of Badgers football. 

17. Williams-Brice Stadium (Capacity: 80,250) The home of the South Carolina Gamecocks has stood at a capacity of 80,250 since 1996. It was one of the biggest college football.

18. Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 80,126) The capacity of Oklahoma’s stadium was reportedly reduced by around 6,000 in 2019.

19. Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium (Capacity: 79,560) An absolutely incredible stadium to look at from the outside, the home of the Florida State Seminoles was slightly reduced in 2016

20. Notre Dame Stadium (Capacity: 77,622) Home of the Fighting Irish, the Notre Dame Stadium had a capacity of 54,000 in 1930.

21. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Capacity: 77,500) While the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has been the home to many teams over its nearly 100-year history, the USC

22. Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium (Capacity: 76,212) The first SEC stadium on our list belongs to the Arkansas Razorbacks. 

23. Spartan Stadium (Capacity: 75,005) At 75,005, Spartan Stadium is actually slightly smaller than it was back in 1957. Its highest recorded attendance is 80,401, 

24. Husky Stadium (Capacity: 70,083) The first Pac-12 stadium on our list belongs to the Washington Huskies, a simply incredible stadium that overlooks Union Bay at one end,

25. Kinnick Stadium (Capacity: 69,250) We open our list with the Big 10 and Iowa. Built in 1929, Kinnick stadium initially held an impressive 53,000.

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