All Posts Tagged With: "College Football"

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California Golden Bears – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of Memorial Stadium

When the University of California launched a statewide campaign in October of 1921 to build a football stadium on campus in honor of the World War I participants who lost their lives on the battlefields abroad, the response and results were staggering. In only one month, generous supporters of the University pledged more than $1 […]

30Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Arizona State Sun Devils – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of Sun Devil Stadium

One of the most aesthetic, dynamic, innovative and beautiful collegiate stadiums in the nation, Arizona State University’s Sun Devil Stadium has played host to some of the best football games for more than four decades. It has hosted Arizona State University football games since 1958, including the game on Sept. 21, 1996, when the playing […]

30Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Arizona Wildcats – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of Arizona Stadium

Considered one of the finest playing facilities in the country, Arizona Stadium stands as a testament to the history and continuing tradition of Arizona football. Built in 1928 with only 7,000 seats located on the west side between the end zones, the stadium has grown into a 56,000- seat facility that combines old style charm […]

29Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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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 […]

25Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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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 […]

25Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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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 […]

24Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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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
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West Virginia Mountaineers – Aerial Vew of Milan Puskar Stadium

Mountaineer Field and the adjoining Milan Puskar Center are the beautiful homes for West Virginia football, and game days in Morgantown are filled with electricity and excitement in one of college football’s best facilities. When 60,000 fans pack Mountaineer Field, the double-deck structure rocks, from the time the nationally famous marching band starts its pregame […]

18Sep2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Syracuse Orange – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of the Carrier Dome

Throughout the first 25 years of the Carrier Dome, there have been many heart filled and breathtaking moments under the bubble.┬á The building located in the heart of SyracuseΓÇÖs campus has hosted millions of fans, thousands of student-athletes and hundreds of coaches and administrators. The memories created in the Dome will last a lifetime.┬á For […]

18Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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South Florida Bulls – Aerial and Bird’s Eye View of Raymond James Stadium

Whether itΓÇÖs on the natural grass field that is envied by every NFL player outside of Tampa Bay, in the plush fan seating areas, or the spacious club facilities and comfortable press box, the impression of Raymond James Stadium – Home of the USF Bulls – is impressive and immediate. The entire facility takes state-of-the-art […]

17Sep2008 | | 1 comment | Continued