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KCJ58
05-01-2007, 11:33 PM
Folsom Field, Colorado Buffs

http://www.tailgating.com/images/Parking%20Lot/Colorado.jpg

http://www.sinkcombs.com/projects/stadium/Folsompress/Folsompress2.jpg

JoeMontainya
05-01-2007, 11:36 PM
Maybe best background of a field, but nowhere close to best field.

I like Arizona States, they play at the new retractable stadium the Cardinals play at.

KCJ58
05-01-2007, 11:44 PM
Maybe best background of a field, but nowhere close to best field.

I like Arizona States, they play at the new retractable stadium the Cardinals play at.


Yea Sun Devil Stadium is sick i went there last year and watched my Sun Devils get there butts handed to them by Oregon

soybean
05-01-2007, 11:52 PM
Maybe best background of a field, but nowhere close to best field.

I like Arizona States, they play at the new retractable stadium the Cardinals play at.

no they don't...

iowatreat54
05-02-2007, 12:04 AM
Maybe best background of a field, but nowhere close to best field.

I like Arizona States, they play at the new retractable stadium the Cardinals play at.

I thought ASU was staying at their old one...or are they just keeping that for the bowl game?

Either way...

http://www.hawkeyecast.com/podcasts/underlights.jpg

fenikz
05-02-2007, 12:10 AM
the sun devils are still playing in tempe, why would they drive 45 minutes to glendale to play?

and personally i hate frank kusch field, its always so hot, almost makes the games unbearable & they don't sell alcohol, but the pre game is the best in the nation

iowatreat54
05-02-2007, 12:15 AM
the sun devils are still playing in tempe, why would they drive 45 minutes to glendale to play?

and personally i hate frank kusch field, its always so hot, almost makes the games unbearable & they don't sell alcohol, but the pre game is the best in the nation

A lot of stadiums don't sell alcohol if I'm not mistaken...I know kinnick doesn't...and I'll challenge your tailgating statement

YAYareaRB
05-02-2007, 12:17 AM
http://www.fulmersbelly.com/img/stadiums/benhillgriffin.jpg

"The Swamp"

sweetness34
05-02-2007, 12:22 AM
South Bend and Ann Arbor for me. Both historic stadiums with great history. And of course Memorial Stadium (post rennovation).

iowatreat54
05-02-2007, 12:23 AM
South Bend and Ann Arbor for me. Both historic stadiums with great history. And of course Memorial Stadium (post rennovation).

haha no offense sweetness...I wasn't that impressed this year...most students thought going to the bars was tailgating...but the student section was pretty organized

22,895
05-02-2007, 12:35 AM
SC BABY! THE LA COLISEUM!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/4/43/11-11-06-LA-Coliseum-USC-UO.jpg/300px-11-11-06-LA-Coliseum-USC-UO.jpg

snuff
05-02-2007, 12:37 AM
http://football.ballparks.com/NCAA/SEC/LSU/aerial.jpg

Seriously... tailgating is untouchable, team is better than yours, and its louder.

soybean
05-02-2007, 12:43 AM
SC BABY! THE LA COLISEUM!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/4/43/11-11-06-LA-Coliseum-USC-UO.jpg/300px-11-11-06-LA-Coliseum-USC-UO.jpg

what's so great about the colliseum?

benchod
05-02-2007, 01:05 AM
what's so great about the colliseum?

Its old?

The Coliseum is like the Sports Arena the USC basketball team used to play in, it has 'history' and that's about it.

I prefer the Rose Bowl.

KCJ58
05-02-2007, 01:16 AM
http://www.clemson.edu/caah/mapc/images/stadium.jpg

tEk
05-02-2007, 01:27 AM
Its old?

The Coliseum is like the Sports Arena the USC basketball team used to play in, it has 'history' and that's about it.

I prefer the Rose Bowl.why the rosebowl is incredibly uncomfortable to watch a game at. at least for visitors. i mean you sit on a metal bench with no back support. how lame is that.

Axl Rose
05-02-2007, 01:30 AM
Notre Dame stadium.

Paranoidmoonduck
05-02-2007, 01:40 AM
After the remodeling Kinnick is about as nice a college football stadium as I've had the pleasure of seeing in person.

duckseason
05-02-2007, 02:30 AM
Since most of us are just repping our home team....
http://img176.imageshack.us/img176/6710/autzenmainlo6.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img132.imageshack.us/img132/3520/thatnewpicofautzenwwwezyw4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img400.imageshack.us/img400/7268/oregonducksfootballpictmg9.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

One of the biggest upsets in Oregon Football history took place on September 20, 2003 when the Ducks upset the third ranked Michigan Wolverines 31-27. A then record crowd of 59,023 fans made so much noise that left some in the Michigan press, who were used to seeing games in front of crowds over 100,000 people, very impressed. The Michigan Daily was quoted in an article regarding Autzen Stadium: "Autzen's 59,000 strong make the Big House sound like a pathetic whimper. It's louder than 'The Swamp' at Florida, 'The Shoe' in Columbus, and 'Death Valley' at Louisiana State. Autzen Stadium is where great teams go to die." Even Michigan coach Lloyd Carr stated that Autzen Stadium was the loudest stadium he'd ever been in.Autzen was named in a 2006 issue of The Sporting News as "The most intimidating college football stadium in the country."

I'm sure there are many other great stadiums out there, I've just never been to them.

snuff
05-02-2007, 02:46 AM
why the rosebowl is incredibly uncomfortable to watch a game at. at least for visitors. i mean you sit on a metal bench with no back support. how lame is that.You don't sit at football games...

tEk
05-02-2007, 03:11 AM
You don't sit at football games...
bs snuff. when you get there 2 hours before game time and watch warm ups. you sit. when you stand and its not "important" people yell to sit the eff down.

simms2clayton
05-02-2007, 03:24 AM
I love Commonwealth Stadium, and visiting fans have been quite complimentary of it as well.

http://img412.imageshack.us/img412/522/calvinjohnsonag0.jpg

I just don't think it gets any better than Between the Hedges at Sanford Stadium and I think it has a lot of history and tradition.

http://img81.imageshack.us/img81/5691/untitledsn2.png

OhioState
05-02-2007, 06:19 AM
cmon now
http://www.djerb.net/images/ohio-stadium.jpg

cardsalltheway
05-02-2007, 06:20 AM
Definitely not Memorial Stadium

xUFxGATORxUFx
05-02-2007, 09:05 AM
I was able to play in the swamp and at pro player..... In the FHSAA State games, the swamp is the ****!!

http://www.lakelandfootball.com/images/Game_Images/photogallery_2004_season_vs_stTHOMAS0001.gif
http://www.afn.org/~acvacb/Fl.field.gif

JCarver27
05-02-2007, 09:17 AM
not much homerism in this thread

constant cough
05-02-2007, 09:50 AM
Best Stadiums are in the SEC. Duh

iowatreat54
05-02-2007, 10:59 AM
Best Stadiums are in the SEC. Duh

Please don't...even if your kidding...

let's atleast keep this a thread about homerism arguing with homerism and not SEC vs. the world

22,895
05-02-2007, 02:54 PM
Its old?

The Coliseum is like the Sports Arena the USC basketball team used to play in, it has 'history' and that's about it.

I prefer the Rose Bowl.

The question is what isn't great about it. I mean the place is always going crazy beautiful weather a great atmosphere etc.

snuff
05-02-2007, 02:58 PM
The question is what isn't great about it. I mean the place is always going crazy beautiful weather a great atmosphere etc.Ummm Its in Los Angeles.

duckseason
05-02-2007, 02:59 PM
The question is what isn't great about it. I mean the place is always going crazy beautiful weather a great atmosphere etc.

Well, for starters, the place is half-empty during SC down years.

ironman4579
05-02-2007, 04:59 PM
I'll put the Big House in there, simply because I like the history and the team of course. But unfortunately, the design is absolutely not conducive to making a loud stadium. In terms of actual crazy, fun atmosphere to watch a game, I've been to better, but it's still my favorite.

http://www.skylinepictures.com/Michigan_Big_House_um1_large.JPG

BigJohn98
05-02-2007, 05:10 PM
Guys, come on now. It's gotta be the Orange Bowl. ;)

http://www.worldstadiums.com/stadium_pictures/north_america/united_states/florida/miami_orange2.jpg

But in all seriousness, Doak Campbell Stadium is a very beautiful stadium.

http://www.fsu.com/ecard32/images/FSUSports/stadium004.jpg

TH3
05-02-2007, 05:11 PM
Nebraska has one of the best stadiums and some of the best fans in the nation

http://artfiles.art.com/images/-/Rick-Anderson/Memorial-Stadium-50-Yard-Line-Aerial-Print-C11741730.jpeg

Edit: I am an Oklahoma fan

Unbiased
05-02-2007, 05:15 PM
Shouldn't the thread title just be "Name your team's stadium here?"

Titans10
05-02-2007, 05:28 PM
The modern day Roman Coliseum

Neyland Stadium
http://graphics.fansonly.com/photos/schools/tenn/genrel/fac/bandonfield.jpg

http://www.cincyvols.com/images/upload/343490.jpg

All homerism aside
The Swamp
Death Valley
Florida State's(whatever the name)

AggieGreg06
05-02-2007, 06:22 PM
http://www.aggies9496.com/Images/KyleField/KyleField5.jpg

JoeSixPac
05-02-2007, 06:43 PM
I would post a picture but i'm a N00b and don't know how.

the big house

benchod
05-02-2007, 09:19 PM
The question is what isn't great about it. I mean the place is always going crazy beautiful weather a great atmosphere etc.

You realize the weather argument is moot when the Rose Bowl is not more than 20 miles north.

Bigbadbob72
05-05-2007, 04:51 AM
why the rosebowl is incredibly uncomfortable to watch a game at. at least for visitors. i mean you sit on a metal bench with no back support. how lame is that.

I'm pretty sure that there are no more benches and it is all stadium seats now. If not then its only a small little bit that isn't and to bad if your sitting there.

kalbears13
05-05-2007, 12:04 PM
I don't know how you think the Colliseum(spelling?) is the best stadium. It's in the middle of the ghetto and I remember the bathrooms being port-a-potties and to get in the stadium you have to walk in through a long and narrow tunnel. Plus I had the worst experience ever there.

Bigbadbob72
05-05-2007, 03:58 PM
I don't know how you think the Colliseum(spelling?) is the best stadium. It's in the middle of the ghetto and I remember the bathrooms being port-a-potties and to get in the stadium you have to walk in through a long and narrow tunnel. Plus I had the worst experience ever there.

ya it does suck and every one from USC thinks everything they has is the best. Its not the best stadium.

sweetness34
05-05-2007, 04:19 PM
haha no offense sweetness...I wasn't that impressed this year...most students thought going to the bars was tailgating...but the student section was pretty organized

That's why I said "post rennovation" and the tailgaiting hasn't been good because our team has sucked the past 4 or 5 years. With some expectations now, it'll be much better. I think I'm going to the Michigan Game though, which should be pretty awesome.

When the rennovations get done at Memorial, it's going to look pretty nice. It won't be the best stadium, but it'll be much improved.

fischbowl
05-05-2007, 04:54 PM
Im glad Im not the first to say Neyland

CrackerJack465
05-05-2007, 06:37 PM
The Horseshoe

duckseason
05-05-2007, 06:39 PM
It'd be a bit more interesting if folks would actually post a reason or two as to why their stadium should be considered among the best. I mean, we're all homers when it comes to this topic, but at least back it with some substance.

cardsalltheway
05-05-2007, 07:10 PM
That's why I said "post rennovation" and the tailgaiting hasn't been good because our team has sucked the past 4 or 5 years. With some expectations now, it'll be much better. I think I'm going to the Michigan Game though, which should be pretty awesome.

When the rennovations get done at Memorial, it's going to look pretty nice. It won't be the best stadium, but it'll be much improved.

You really think that's gonna be a fun game to go to?

texassooner59
05-06-2007, 02:39 AM
Home of the Sooners baby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e378/horton26/t1.jpg

Brent
05-06-2007, 11:35 AM
since we are all just touting our homer stadiums, I'll go with Kyle Field:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v296/idiotnumbr3/kylefield2.jpg

But that is an older pic, it shows the old video screen at the bottom, what it's not showing is the 110 foot tall video board they built before this season, which contains 590,000 pixels on 154 video panels with a screen size of 74 ft by 54 ft:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v296/idiotnumbr3/12thManTV.jpg

I just think ours is the best because people here will cheer non-stop and they stay the whole game, even if we are losing by like 30 points.

NittanyLion2k7
05-06-2007, 05:45 PM
Beaver Stadium

http://www.kickoffzone.com/articles/images/BeaverStadium04.jpg

107,000 + capacity, 2nd largest in America behind only the Big House.

Tailgating is very good but I dont' think it's the best in America. Homefield edge is very good however as the Lions win about 80% of all there home games.

Took down alot of good teams at Beaver Stadium, most recently in 2006 the OSU team lost there shot at a national title after falling to the Lions in primetime 17-10.

504 to ATL
05-06-2007, 07:02 PM
I dont think there is any stadium which can be labeled "best stadium in the nation."

To have the best stadium it all depends on the atmosphere, and that is completely dependent on the fans. The best stadium to me would have to be which ever one is loudest and most distracting to the opposing team.

raucous and rambunctious fans are what make college football, be it their tailgating before the game to celebrate a great american tradition, college football, or just the pride and school spirit they posess.

From a historic standpoint the historic college institutions which take great pride in their football must be among the top. As for noise and sheer volume that is another question.

From a personal standpoint I can say that going from capacity Clemson is one of the loudest stadiums in the nation, they dont have the most fans but are still louder than most stadiums out there. The Swamp is another great place to visit if you are a Gator fan, otherwise you team is in for some trouble.

LSU has some great tailgating and SEC games there are deafening. Heck how many other schools can claim to cause seismic readings due to a football game?

Since I am a southern boy I have not had the pleasure to visit the rest of the nation's stadiums, dont be offended if I did not include some of the preeminent stadiums it is only because I have not visited them in person.


Anyway thats my two cents for what makes a great stadium, comments appreciated.

dabears10
05-07-2007, 12:25 AM
I'd love to go to a game a Kyle Field, its on my list of things to do.

KCJ58
05-07-2007, 02:08 AM
Sun Devil Stadium (Arizona State)
http://football.ballparks.com/NFL/ArizonaCardinals/interior.jpg
Jordan-Hare Stadium (Auburn)
http://football.ballparks.com/NCAA/SEC/Auburn/aerial.jpg
Sam Boyd Stadium (UNLV)
http://deltachi.unlv.edu/images/src/dc3053.jpg
Honolulu Stadium (Hawaii)
http://football.ballparks.com/NCAA/WAC/Hawaii/aerial.jpg

tdpennstate
05-08-2007, 02:40 PM
Beaver Stadium- Penn State Nittany Lions!

Voted the best place in college football by SI.

therock6000
05-08-2007, 03:32 PM
3 reasons why I'd vote for Notre Dame Stadium
http://web.rollins.edu/~sfischer/touchdown%20Jesus.jpg
TOUCHDOWN JESUS! ITS LIKE REGULAR JESUS, BUT BETTER!

http://www.nd.edu/~wcawley/corson/cors018g.jpg
THE GROTTO! BLOW OUT A CANDLE AND HOPE THAT COACH TUBBY DOESN'T HAVE A STROKE BEFORE KICKOFF!

http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/nd_dome2_release.jpg
PRETTY MUCH THE MOST AWESOME DOME IN THE WORLD!

In all seriousness, the history/intanglibles (grotto, basilica, bookstore, etc.) at ND are what make it the best IMO. The seats are small and the fans are fat...not the best combination, and the crowd is mild at best...noise wise they are easily bested by SEC stadiums (and i'm sure by Big ten, twelve, whatever...i've just only experienced SEC games outside of ND).

LitoSheppard
05-08-2007, 03:39 PM
Penn state holds the most

Forzy
05-09-2007, 03:32 AM
Just out of interest, what is the biggest/best high school stadium?

duckseason
05-09-2007, 04:01 AM
Just out of interest, what is the biggest/best high school stadium?
I have no idea, but it would be a safe bet to assume it's somewhere in Texas. I'm interested to find this out as well. I just tried google, but didn't come up with anything. I'm sure somebody will chime in.

portermvp84
05-09-2007, 09:49 AM
Sun Devil Stadium (Arizona State)
http://football.ballparks.com/NFL/ArizonaCardinals/interior.jpg
Jordan-Hare Stadium (Auburn)
http://football.ballparks.com/NCAA/SEC/Auburn/aerial.jpg
Sam Boyd Stadium (UNLV)
http://deltachi.unlv.edu/images/src/dc3053.jpg
Honolulu Stadium (Hawaii)
http://football.ballparks.com/NCAA/WAC/Hawaii/aerial.jpg

IMO, one of the best stadiums out there.

Bengals1690
05-09-2007, 10:27 AM
Neyland Staduim and the Horseshoe.

constant cough
05-09-2007, 10:40 AM
http://www.calvinsbocage.com/Tiger%20Stadium.jpg

JCarver27
05-09-2007, 01:02 PM
Penn state holds the most
or not, but don't let facts get in the way of a good story.

kalbears13
05-09-2007, 10:58 PM
My High School's Football Field. Capacity: Four broken beach chairs and 7 trash cans for stray cats.

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o292/kaddyescalade/alley.jpg

Komp
05-12-2007, 11:25 PM
But in all seriousness, Doak Campbell Stadium is a very beautiful stadium.

http://www.fsu.com/ecard32/images/FSUSports/stadium004.jpg

Doak Walker is a sight to behold, from a design/aesthetic perspective it might be the nicest.

I've never had the opportunity to attend many games, but I watch Florida games pretty religiously and every time we have to go to Neyland I crap my pants at the beginning of the game. The sea of orange is unreal and what an atmosphere, even seeing it on TV is exciting.

Sniper
05-24-2007, 12:27 AM
Penn state doesn't hold the most


Fixed that for you

Don Vito
05-24-2007, 07:19 AM
Ole Miss' Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium. The Stadium + The Grove = One of college FBs best traditions.

http://football.ballparks.com/NCAA/SEC/Mississippi/aerial.jpg

Acreboy
05-24-2007, 08:22 AM
http://football.ballparks.com/NCAA/SEC/LSU/aerial.jpg

Seriously... tailgating is untouchable, team is better than yours, and its louder.
No kidding

http://www.lsu.edu/campus/images-picts/TIGS.jpg

bwillie26
05-24-2007, 12:47 PM
Neyland Stadium

Always packed to capacity at 100k+, not to mention you can park at their stadium by riverboat. Just outrageous.

Vikes99ej
05-24-2007, 12:57 PM
http://www.gophersports.com/pics5/400/PZ/PZXZOOWNYOAHQTM.20060511192007.jpg

;)

Titans10
05-24-2007, 03:36 PM
Ole Miss' Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium. The Stadium + The Grove = One of college FBs best traditions.

http://football.ballparks.com/NCAA/SEC/Mississippi/aerial.jpg

lol, ole miss

thats like saying vandy is one of the best stadiums

TPFKA#1SaintsFan
05-24-2007, 03:40 PM
Ole Miss' Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium. The Stadium + The Grove = One of college FBs best traditions.

http://football.ballparks.com/NCAA/SEC/Mississippi/aerial.jpg

Is it in the middle of f'n nowhere? Because it sure looks like it.

Ole Miss definitely has a small stadium for an SEC school, though.

BigJohn98
05-24-2007, 04:33 PM
Doak Walker is a sight to behold, from a design/aesthetic perspective it might be the nicest.

I've never had the opportunity to attend many games, but I watch Florida games pretty religiously and every time we have to go to Neyland I crap my pants at the beginning of the game. The sea of orange is unreal and what an atmosphere, even seeing it on TV is exciting.

What are you talking about? It's Doak Campbell, not Doak Walker. And Florida State plays there, not Florida.

remix 6
05-24-2007, 06:51 PM
http://www.stadiumpanoramics.com/images/college/oregon_ducks_football_pictu.jpg

love the Oregon turf aswell

and Rutgers is pretty nice

http://kimura-isao.hp.infoseek.co.jp/DIA/photo/RutgersStadium.jpg

duckseason
05-24-2007, 07:00 PM
http://www.stadiumpanoramics.com/images/college/oregon_ducks_football_pictu.jpg

love the Oregon turf aswell

and Rutgers is pretty nice

http://kimura-isao.hp.infoseek.co.jp/DIA/photo/RutgersStadium.jpg

You have excellent taste.

iworshipbender
05-24-2007, 07:14 PM
i agree with the above two posts, it's a great facility.

Don Vito
05-24-2007, 08:58 PM
Is it in the middle of f'n nowhere? Because it sure looks like it.

Ole Miss definitely has a small stadium for an SEC school, though.

No, its right on campus. It just looks like it is in the middle of onwhere because it is on the edge of the campus. It isn't huge, seats about 65,000 max but it is a very nice stadium.

mil_brew_fan
05-27-2007, 07:42 PM
"Think Blue"

NYmoney
05-30-2007, 09:57 AM
"Think Blue"

most overrated stadium in all of history. ND's stadium is by far the best. amazing to be there.

bwillie26
05-30-2007, 04:30 PM
most overrated stadium in all of history. ND's stadium is by far the best. amazing to be there.

Nebraska fans sure thought so in 2000 ...

http://www.huskerpedia.com/images/seaofred.jpg

:D