All Posts Tagged With: "Big Ten"

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Wisconsin Badgers – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of Camp Randall Stadium

Distinguished by its impressive double-deck structure, Camp Randall Stadium has been the Badgers’ facility since its opening game on Nov. 3, 1917. It has been host to UW football games, outdoor concerts, Drum Corps International, Green Bay Packer exhibition games, and other large public events. Besides the field, the historic Camp Randall Stadium complex houses […]

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Purdue Boilermakers – Aerial View of Ross-Ade Stadium

Now in its 85th season as the home of Purdue football, Ross-Ade Stadium has provided a significant home-field advantage for the Boilermakers under head coach Joe Tiller. From 1997 to 2007, the Boilermakers have posted a 52-18 record – a .743 winning percentage – at Ross-Ade while the average attendance has risen from 45,306 in […]

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Penn State Nittany Lions – Aerial View of Beaver Stadium

Beaver Stadium, the home of the Nittany Lions, is one of the nation’s premier football venues. An expansion and renovation prior to the 2001 season added more than 12,000 seats, increasing the stadium’s capacity to 107,282 and easing the waiting list for season ticket requests from Penn State fans. The second-largest stadium in the nation, […]

25Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Ohio State Buckeyes – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of Ohio Stadium

Nestled snugly on the banks of the Olentangy River, stately Ohio Stadium is one of the most recognizable landmarks in all of college athletics. Ohio Stadium is one of the most recognizable landmarks in all of sports. Built in 1922 at a cost of $1.3 million and refurbished in 2001 for slightly more than $194 […]

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Northwestern Wildcats – Aerial View of Ryan Field

The day after the last home football game in 1996, a $30 million renovation of NU’s stadium began. Opened in the fall of 1997, the new stadium was christened Ryan Field, in honor of the Patrick G. Ryan family. Mr. Ryan is the chair of Northwestern’s Board of Trustees and has been a member of […]

20Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Minnesota Golden Gophers – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of HHH Metrodome

The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, home of Golden Gopher football since 1982, is the nationΓÇÖs largest air-supported, multiple-use facility. It has been the site of two World Series, a Super Bowl and two NCAA Final Fours, and has kept over five million college football fans warm as they watched and cheered University of Minnesota football. […]

20Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Michigan State Spartans – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of Spartan Stadium

Spartan Stadium represents a tribute to Michigan State’s football past and a vote of confidence in its future. A $64 million expansion project completed prior to the start of the 2005 football season features the addition of nearly 3,000 seats, including 24 suites and a 193-seat press box, bringing the current stadium capacity to 75,005. […]

20Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Michigan Wolverines – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of Michigan Stadium

Michigan Stadium, nicknamed The Big House, is the football stadium for the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. UM Stadium has often been called “The Carnegie Hall of all Sports” and is also known as the House that Yost built.It was built in 1927, at a cost of $950,000 and had an original capacity […]

19Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Iowa Hawkeyes – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of

Iowa home games are played in historic Kinnick Stadium, named after 1939 Heisman Trophy winner Nile Kinnick. With a capacity of 70,585, Kinnick Stadium ranks as one of the 20 largest college-owned stadiums in the nation. A $89 million renovation of Kinnick was completed in August 2006. That two-year project resulted in a long-list of […]

19Sep2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Indiana University Hoosiers – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of Memorial Stadium

There have been many renovations since the original construction, including installing artificial turf in 1970, the replacement of wooden seats with aluminum, installation of sound and lighting systems, and laying of a new AstroTurf surface in 1986, which was subsequently replaced with natural grass in 1998. Prior to the 2003 season, that natural grass was […]

19Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Illinois Fighting Illini – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of Memorial Stadium

Memorial Stadium, designed by the Chicago architecture firm of Holabird and Roche, now known as Holabird and Root, the same architecture firm that designed the ΓÇ£Original Soldier FieldΓÇ¥ in Chicago, as well as numerous other University of Illinois campus buildings, was built in 1923 as a memorial to Illinois men and women who gave their […]

18Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued