College Football's 14 Best Stadiums

From Bryant-Denny Stadium in Alabama to the famed Rose Bowl in California, get an up-close look at some of the nation's most popular college football stadiums.

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Bryant-Denny Stadium: Alabama Crimson Tide

Home of the University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team, Bryant-Denny Stadium was named after legendary coach Paul 'Bear' Bryant and Dr. George Denny, who became the school president in 1912. Located in Tuscaloosa, this prominent football venue has a seating capacity of 101,821.

Beaver Stadium: Penn State Nittany Lions

Beaver Stadium in University Park (Happy Valley) State College, PA, is a tough venue for opposing teams playing the Penn State Nittany Lions. The intensity of its boisterous student body in the second-largest stadium in the western hemisphere (106,572 seating capacity) could intimate the best teams.

Notre Dame Stadium: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Quite possibly the most renowned football stadium in all of college football, the home of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Notre Dame Stadium, is located just north of South Bend, IN. The stadium opened its doors in 1930 and has a seating capacity of 80,795.

Husky Stadium: Washington Huskies

Overlooking scenic Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains, Husky Stadium, home of the University of Washington Huskies, has one of the most unique designs in college football. Its U-shape was specifically designed in order to keep the glare of the sun out of the players' eyes. Being the largest stadium in the Pacific Northwest, Husky Stadium has a seating capacity of 72,500.

Autzen Stadium: Oregon Ducks

Autzen Stadium, the home of University of Oregon football, was built in 1967 and renovated in 2002. It is named in honor of Portland lumberman, sportsman and philanthropist Thomas J. Autzen and has a capacity of 54,000.

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum: Southern Cal Trojans

Jointly owned by the state of California and the city of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is home to the University of Southern California (USC) Trojans. Built in the University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles in 1923, it has a seating capacity of 93,607.

Michigan Stadium (The Big House): Michigan Wolverines

As the largest stadium in the US, we know how Michigan Stadium got its nickname 'The Big House.' Located in Ann Arbor, The University of Michigan Wolverines have been battling in the 'Big House' since 1927. The 3rd largest stadium in the world has an official seating capacity of 109,901, although it set the NCAA single-game attendance record in 2010 with 113,090.

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp): Florida Gators

Welcome to 'The Swamp,' also known as Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, home of the 3-time National Champion University of Florida Gators. Located in Gainesville, it's the 11th largest college football stadium in the US with an official seating capacity of 88,548.

Ohio Stadium (The Horseshoe): Ohio State Buckeyes

One of the most dominant college football teams over the past decade, the Ohio State University Buckeyes, have been playing at Ohio Stadium since 1922. After finishing its renovation in 2001, 'The Horseshoe' is the 4th largest football stadium in the US with a seating capacity of 102,329.

Neyland Stadium: Tennessee Volunteers

The Rocky Top state is home to one of the more impressive stadiums in the country: Neyland Stadium in Knoxville. Home to the University of Tennessee Volunteers, this stadium has a seating capacity of 102, 455 and is the 3rd largest non-racing stadium in the US.

Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium: Texas Longhorns

Located in Austin, the Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium is home to Big 12 powerhouse University of Texas Longhorns. Formerly known as War Memorial Stadium, the Longhorns' stadium is the 6th largest in the NCAA with a seating capacity of 100,119.

Tiger Stadium (Death Valley): Louisiana State Tigers

Tiger Stadium, located in Baton Rouge, is home to the Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers. Known by many in the football world as 'Death Valley,' Tiger Stadium has a seating capacity of 92,542.

Memorial Stadium Lincoln: Nebraska Cornhuskers

Holder of the NCAA record for consecutive sell-out crowds, Memorial Stadium Lincoln, also known as a 'Sea of Red,' is home to the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers football team. Located in Lincoln, the official seating capacity of Memorial Stadium is just under 92,000.  

The Rose Bowl: University of California Los Angeles Bruins

The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins football team has been fortunate enough to play in one of college football's most prestigious stadiums, The Rose Bowl, since 1982. Home to 1 of 5 BCS (Bowl Championship Series) bowl games, this national historic landmark in Pasadena has a seating capacity of 94,392.

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