Jul 302013

Listed below is each state’s largest football stadium(s).

Keep in mind that the posted capacities are official figures, but often teams/schools can find ways to fill stadiums beyond their capacity. If two stadiums had similar official capacities (within 1,000) both were listed.

For the purpose of this list, a football stadium is defined by a place that regularly hosts NFL, college football, or high school games.

Largest Football Stadium in Each State

Columns can be sorted by clicking on the titles in the header.

StateCityStadiumHome ToCapacity
AlabamaTuscaloosaBryant-–Denny StadiumAlabama (CFB-FBS)101,821
AlaskaAnchorageAnchorage Football StadiumVarious High School Football Teams4,500
ArizonaTempeSun Devil StadiumArizona St. (CFB-FBS)71,706
ArkansasFayettevilleDWR Razorback StadiumArkansas (CFB-FBS)72,000
CaliforniaLos AngelesLos Angeles Memorial ColiseumSouthern California (CFB-FBS)93,607
ColoradoDenverSports Authority FieldDenver Broncos (NFL)76,125
ConnecticutNew HavenYale BowlYale (CFB-FCS)61,446
DelawareNewarkDelaware StadiumDelaware (CFB-FCS)22,000
FloridaGainesvilleBen Hill Griffin StadiumFlorida (CFB-FBS)88,548
GeorgiaAthensSanford StadiumGeorgia (CFB-FBS)92,746
HawaiiHalawaAloha StadiumHawaii (CFB-FBS)50,000
IdahoBoiseBronco StadiumBoise St. (CFB-FBS)37,000
IllinoisChicagoSoldier FieldChicago Bears (NFL)61,500
IllinoisChampaignMemorial StadiumIllinois Fighting Illini (CFB-FBS)60,670
IndianaNotre DameNotre Dame StadiumNotre Dame (CFB-FBS)80,795
IowaIowa CityKinnick StadiumIowa (CFB-FBS)70,585
KansasLawrenceMemorial StadiumKansas (CFB-FBS)50,071
KansasManhattanBill Snyder Family StadiumKansas St. (CFB-FBS)50,000
KentuckyLexingtonCommonwealth StadiumKentucky (CFB-FBS)67,606
LouisianaBaton RougeTiger StadiumLouisiana St. (CFB-FBS)92,542
MaineOronoAlfond StadiumMaine (CFB-FCS)10,000
MarylandLandoverFedExFieldWashington Redskins (NFL)85,000
MassachusettsFoxboroughGillette StadiumNew England Patriots (NFL)
/ Massachusetts (CFB-FBS)
MichiganAnn ArborMichigan StadiumMichigan (CFB-FBS)109,901
MinnesotaMinneapolisMetrodomeMinnesota Vikings (NFL)64,111
MississippiJacksonMississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson St. (CFB-FCS)60,492
MississippiOxfordVaught–-Hemingway StadiumMississippi (CFB-FBS)60,580
MissouriKansas CityArrowhead StadiumKansas City Chiefs (NFL)76,416
MontanaMissoulaWashington–-Grizzly StadiumMontana (CFB-FCS)25,203
NebraskaLincolnMemorial StadiumNebraska (CFB-FBS)81,091
NevadaLas VegasSam Boyd StadiumNevada-Las Vegas (CFB-FBS)36,800
New HampshireHanoverMemorial FieldDartmouth (CFB-FCS)15,600
New JerseyEast RutherfordMetLife StadiumNew York Giants / Jets (NFL)82,500
New MexicoAlbuquerqueUniversity StadiumNew Mexico (CFB-FBS)39,224
New YorkOrchard ParkRalph Wilson StadiumBuffalo Bills (NFL)73,079
North CarolinaCharlotteBank of America StadiumCarolina Panthers (NFL)73,778
North DakotaFargoFargodomeNorth Dakota St. (CFB-FCS)19,000
OhioColumbusOhio StadiumOhio St. (CFB-FBS)102,329
OklahomaNormanOklahoma Memorial StadiumOklahoma (CFB-FBS)82,112
OregonEugeneAutzen StadiumOregon (CFB-FBS)54,000
PennsylvaniaUniversity ParkBeaver StadiumPenn St. (CFB-FBS)106,572
Rhode IslandProvidenceBrown StadiumBrown (CFB-FCS)20,000
South CarolinaClemsonMemorial StadiumClemson (CFB-FBS)80,301
South CarolinaColumbiaWilliams-Brice StadiumSouth Carolina (CFB-FBS)80,250
South DakotaBrookingsCoughlin–-Alumni StadiumSouth Dakota St. (CFB-FCS)16,000
TennesseeKnoxvilleNeyland StadiumTennessee (CFB-FBS)102,455
TexasAustinDKR–-Texas Memorial StadiumTexas (CFB-FBS)100,119
UtahProvoLaVell Edwards StadiumBrigham Young (CFB-FBS)63,725
VermontMiddleburyYoungman FieldMiddlebury (CFB-D3)3,500
VirginiaBlacksburgLane StadiumVirginia Tech (CFB-FBS)65,632
WashingtonSeattleHusky StadiumWashington (CFB-FBS)70,000
West VirginiaMorgantownMountaineer FieldWest Virginia (CFB-FBS)60,000
WisconsinGreen BayLambeau FieldGreen Bay Packers (NFL)80,750
WisconsinMadisonCamp Randall StadiumWisconsin Badgers (CFB-FBS)80,321
WyomingLaramieWar Memorial StadiumWyoming (CFB-FBS)29,181


Additional Info

  • Minnesota (Metrodome) and North Dakota (Fargodome) are the only states that have indoor venues for their largest football stadium.
  • Nine of the Southeastern Conference’s stadiums are classified as a state’s largest stadium(s): Bryant-Denny (AL), Razorback Stadium (AR), Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (FL), Sanford Stadium (GA), Commonwealth Stadium (KY), Tiger Stadium (LA), Vaught–Hemingway Stadium (MS), Williams-Brice Stadium (SC), and Neyland Stadium (TN). The SEC (with 14 schools) even rivals in the NFL in this category, as the pro circuit (with 32 teams) claims ten largest-in-the-state stadiums.


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