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Old 08-25-2014, 10:06 AM
 
Location: Sumter, SC
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1. Michigan 110k
2. Penn St. 106k
3. OSU 105k
4. aTm 102k
5. Tenn 102k
6. LSU 102k
7. Bama 102k
8. Texas 100k
9. LA Mem 93k
10. UGA 93k
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Old 08-28-2014, 07:48 AM
 
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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Here you go....

List of U.S. stadiums by capacity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 09-16-2014, 09:55 AM
 
Location: The Dirty South.
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Is Michigan Stadium the largest football stadium in the USA including pro teams.
Michigan stadium is not the largest anymore. Dallas cowboys stadium is bigger. And next year after renovations Texas a&m will be larger as well.
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Old 09-16-2014, 10:14 AM
 
Location: Central Texas
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Michigan stadium is not the largest anymore. Dallas cowboys stadium is bigger. And next year after renovations Texas a&m will be larger as well.
The Cowboys stadium though is really an NFL stadium. It is not per se a college stadium. And its rated capacity includes standing room only sections. Its seating capacity is just 80,000.

A&M's stadium will shrink slightly for the 2015 season. The renovations of the west side will add suite capacity but reduce bleacher seating.
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Old 09-21-2014, 10:46 AM
 
Location: Round Rock, Texas
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The Cowboys stadium though is really an NFL stadium. It is not per se a college stadium. And its rated capacity includes standing room only sections. Its seating capacity is just 80,000.

A&M's stadium will shrink slightly for the 2015 season. The renovations of the west side will add suite capacity but reduce bleacher seating.
As I alluded to earlier here, I read some years ago that A&M reconfigured their stadium by reducing the width of the seats by several inches so as to increase the numerical capacity.
Is that true?

Not trolling (well, maybe a bit ) but the Aggies do have that tradition of standing the whole game.
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Old 09-21-2014, 01:32 PM
 
Location: Central Texas
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As I alluded to earlier here, I read some years ago that A&M reconfigured their stadium by reducing the width of the seats by several inches so as to increase the numerical capacity.
Is that true?

Not trolling (well, maybe a bit ) but the Aggies do have that tradition of standing the whole game.
I don't know if they did that or not. Most seats in Kyle are 18 inches wide. Some are 20, and some are 22 (pricier stuff).

Seating | Redevelopment of Kyle Field

How wide are DKR seats? That info seems hard to come by.

Numerical capacity is the same as capacity, isn't it?
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Old 09-21-2014, 02:17 PM
 
Location: Round Rock, Texas
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It was something I read in all the trashtalk on one of the Longhorn boards years ago. Thought it was kinda funny then. I don't know if anyone has ever done a comprehensive study of college stadium seat dimensions.

I should've said "seating" capacity - places to park butts - which would put a damper on Jerryworld's 100,000+ claim as you mentioned.

Remember when the Cotton Bowl changed from bench seats to seatbacks decades ago the capacity shrank from 65,000 to 62,000?

Of course none of the size talk matters if a school can't fill all those seats. That's why I was surprised at UT's stated intention of enclosing the south end zone of Texas Memorial Stadium. But apparently it will be primarily to add scores more highroller suites and club seats, rather than ordinary bench seating for the common rabble like myself.
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Old 09-21-2014, 02:22 PM
 
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Jerryworld doesn't have 100,000 seats of any dimension. But they can fit that many people in there.

You're right though - none of it matters if people don't show up to watch.

One thing that I think any college football fan can say is a good thing is that A&M students show up. 39,000+ for the game against Rice. Much more impactful than alumni like me or high rollers watching behind glass.
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Old 10-13-2014, 12:23 PM
 
Location: Dublin, OH
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Michigan stadium is not the largest anymore. Dallas cowboys stadium is bigger. And next year after renovations Texas a&m will be larger as well.
Cowboys Stadiums only holds about 80,000.

Texas A & M is actually going down to right about 100,000 when renovations are complete.

When did LSU expand? I thought they held about 92,000.

1) Michigan Stadium 109,901
2) Beaver Stadium 107,289
3) Ohio Stadium 104,924
4) Kyle Field 102,750 (think that's what I saw it's capacity will be after renovations)
5) Neyland Stadium 102,400
6) Bryan Denny Stadium 101,000
7) Royal Texas Stadium 100,100


those are the 100K capacity stadiums.
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Old 10-15-2014, 12:30 PM
 
Location: The Dirty South.
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Cowboys Stadiums only holds about 80,000.

Texas A & M is actually going down to right about 100,000 when renovations are complete.

When did LSU expand? I thought they held about 92,000.

1) Michigan Stadium 109,901
2) Beaver Stadium 107,289
3) Ohio Stadium 104,924
4) Kyle Field 102,750 (think that's what I saw it's capacity will be after renovations)
5) Neyland Stadium 102,400
6) Bryan Denny Stadium 101,000
7) Royal Texas Stadium 100,100


those are the 100K capacity stadiums.
Texas a&m had 110,00 this past saterday a new sec record.
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