Texas Christian has played games in 39 different states; more than any other college football team. Their 39-38 double-overtime victory over West Virginia gives them victories in 35 different states, also a college football record.
Record for the Most States a College Football Team Has Ever Played a Game In
Note: The tally includes games on the 2012 schedule.
|Rk||School||# of States Played In||States They Haven’t Played In|
|1||Texas Christian||39||AK, CT, DE, ME, MT, NH, NJ, RI, ND, SD, VT|
|2||Temple||38 ¹||AK, AR, ID, ME, MS, MT, NE, NV, ND, OR, SD, VT|
|3t||Kansas||37 ¹||AK, CT, DE, ID, LA, ME, MD, MT, NH, ND, RI, SC, VT|
|3t||Syracuse||37||AK, AR, CO, DE, ID, ME, NV, NM, ND, SC, SD, VT, WY|
¹ They have also played games in the District of Columbia.
- Clemson has only played games in 20 different states. It’s the least amount of states by any current FBS program that has been around for more than 15 years.
- Every current FBS school (124 schools) has played at least one game in the state of the Texas.
- Only four current FBS schools have ever played games in either the state of:
North Dakota (Eastern Michigan, Minnesota, Northern Illinois, and Oregon)
or Vermont (Boston College, Buffalo, Connecticut, and Massachusetts)
Sources: Game locations retrieved from College Football Data Warehouse and various team media guides.