The 40 Largest I-A Stadiums - Football

The 40 largest stadiums in NCAA Division I-A college football heading into the 2002 season. Note that (*) indicates stadium not on campus.

  Location Seats Home Team Conference Built Field
1Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Mich.107,501MichiganBig Ten1927Grass
2Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, Penn.107,282Penn St.Big Ten1960Grass
3Neyland StadiumKnoxville, Tenn.104,079TennesseeSEC-East1921Grass
4Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio101,568Ohio St.Big Ten1922Grass
5Rose Bowl*Pasadena, Calif.98,636UCLAPac-101922Grass
6Sanford StadiumAthens, Ga.92,020GeorgiaSEC-East1929Grass
7LA Memorial Coliseum*Los Angeles, Calif.92,000USCPac-101923Grass
8Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, La.91,644LSUSEC-West1924Grass
9Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida FieldGainesville, Fla.88,548FloridaSEC-East1929Grass
10Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, Ala.86,063AuburnSEC-West1939Grass
11Stanford StadiumStanford, Calif.85,500StanfordPac-101921Grass
12Bryant-Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, Ala.83,818AlabamaSEC-West1929Grass
13Legion Field*Birmingham, Ala.83,091Alabama/UABUSA1927Grass
14Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas82,600Texas A&MBig 12-South1925Grass
15Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Okla.82,112OklahomaBig 12-South1924Grass
16Doak Campbell StadiumTallahasse, Fla.82,000Florida St.ACC1950Grass
17Memorial StadiumClemson, S.C.81,474ClemsonACC1942Grass
18Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wis.81,318WisconsinBig Ten1917Turf
19Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, Ind.80,795Notre DameIndependent1930Grass
20Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, S.C.80,250South CarolinaSEC-East1934Grass
21Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas80,082TexasBig 12-South1924Grass
22Memorial StadiumLincoln, Neb.73,918NebraskaBig 12-North1923Turf
23Sun Devil StadiumTempe, Ariz.73,379Arizona St.Pac-101959Grass
24Memorial StadiumBerkeley, Calif.73,347CaliforniaPac-101923Grass
25Husky StadiumSeattle, Wash.72,500WashingtonPac-101920Turf
26Orange Bowl*Miami, Fla.72,319Miami-FLACC1935Grass
27Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, Mich.72,027Michigan St.Big Ten1957Turf
28Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Ark.72,000ArkansasSEC-West1938Grass
29Qualcomm StadiumSan Diego, Calif.70,561San Diego StMountain West1967Grass
30Kinnick StadiumIowa City, Iowa70,397IowaBig Ten1929Grass
31Citrus Bowl*Orlando, Fla.70,188Central FloridaMid-American1936Grass
32Rice StadiumHouston, Texas70,000RiceWAC1950Turf
33Superdome*New Orleans, La.69,767TulaneUSA1975Turf
34Memorial StadiumChampaign, Ill.69,249IllinoisBig Ten1923Turf
35Lincoln Financial Field**Philadelphia, Penn.68,532TempleBig East1971Turf
36CommonwealthLexington, Ky.67,530KentuckySEC-East1973Grass
37Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Va.65,115Va. TechBig East1965Grass
38LaVell Edwards StadiumProvo, Utah65,000BYUMountain West1964Grass
39Heinz Field*Pittsburgh, Penn.64,450PittsburghBig East2001Grass
40HHH Metrodome*Minneapolis, Minn.64,172MinnesotaBig Ten1982Turf
Note: The capacities for several stadiums including the Rose Bowl, Louisiana Superdome and Sun Devil Stadium are often listed differently for other events, such as bowl games, which they host.

 

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