02 January 2011

America's 10 biggest stadiums of all time

Following is the list of America's 10 biggest stadiums . All of them are used for football purposes.

   10. Tiger Stadium 92,400 capacity

Tiger Stadium also nick named 'Death Valley' is situated in Baton Rouge , Lousiana. It is the home stadium for Lousiana State University football team .This stadium was inaugrated in 1924 with initial seating capacity of 12,000.After renovations and expansion its capacity in increased to 92,400.

9.Rose Bowl, 92,542 capacity.

The Rose Bowl is an outdoor American Football stadium in Pasadena, California, near Los Angeles. The stadium is the site of the annual college football bowl game, the Rose Bowl, held on New Year's Day. It was built in 1922 and the architect of the stadium was Myron Hunt.

8.Sanford Stadium, 92,746 capacity.

Sanford Stadium is the on-campus playing venue for football at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. The stadium was built in 1929 at a cost of $360,000. The architect of the stadium was TC Atwood.

7.Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, 93,607 capacity.

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is a large outdoor sports stadium in the University neighborhood of Los Angeles, California at Exposition Park that is home to the University of Southern California Trojans football team. It was built in 1923 at a cost of $954,869 and architect of the stadium was John and Donald Parkinson.

6.Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium, 100,119 capacity.

Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium, located in Austin, Texas, has been home to the University of Texas Longhorns football team since 1924. It was built in 1924 at a cost of $275,000. The architect of the stadium was Herbert M. Green.

5.Bryant-Denny Stadium, 101,821 capacity.

Bryant–Denny Stadium, located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is the home stadium for the University of Alabama football team. The stadium opened in 1929, and was originally named Denny Stadium, in honor of former Alabama president George Hutchenson Denny. It was built in 1929 and the architecture of the stadium was done by the Davis Architects.

4.Ohio Stadium, 102,329 capacity.

Ohio Stadium is the home of the Buckeyes football team and is located on the campus of the in Columbus, Ohio, United States. It was built completely in 1922. The architect of the stadium was Howard Dwight Smith. It was built at cost of $1.3 million.

3.Neyland Stadium, 102,455 capacity.

Neyland Stadium is a sports stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. It serves as the home of the Tennessee Volunteers football team. It was built in 1921.

2.Beaver Stadium, 107,283 capacity.

Beaver Stadium is an outdoor college football stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania, on the campus of The Pennsylvania State University. It is home to the Penn State Nittany Lions of the Big Ten Conference. The stadium is named for James A. Beaver, a former governor of Pennsylvania (1887–91). It was opened in 1960.

1.Michigan Stadium, 109,901 capacity.

Michigan Stadium, nicknamed The Big House, is the football stadium for the University in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan Stadium was built in 1927, at a cost of $950,000. Michigan Stadium is the largest stadium in the United States with an official capacity of 109,901. The architect of the stadium was Bernard Green. Michigan wolverines are the tenants of the stadium.


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