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  Neyland Stadium, Knoxville, TN
General Neyland, who began his tenure as head coach in 1929, was the man most responsible for the development of the stadium.
But Neyland was called to serve again in World War II, where he earned the right to retire and devote the rest of his life to UT. He produced a National Championship team in 1951 and 3 straight major bowls.
Under Neyland, the stadium underwent 6 expansions, and at the time of his death seated 52,227 spectators with the addition of an upper deck on the west side.
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 Neyland Stadium best in nation
Neyland Stadium in Knoxville is the largest NCAA Division 1-A football stadium in the south (104,079).
Neyland Stadium is the nation's largest college football stadium in the south, with a seating capacity of 104,079.
Neyland Stadium outranked several historic stadiums in the poll, with Notre Dame Stadium second, followed by Florida Field.
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 Scout.com: Neyland Stadium still has rooms to grow
Neyland Stadium has come a long way from it’s humble beginnings of 3200 seats on the west side of Shield-Watkins field in 1921.
Neyland also hosted the ice follies in 1949 after the south end zone stands were added.
The debate about stadiums is likely to intensify as other schools push the 100,000 mark through expansion, but Davis is convinced Tennessee fans are second to none when it comes to supporting their team.
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 Neyland Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is the largest football stadium in the South, and the third largest in the United States (the two largest are Michigan and Beaver Stadiums).
After retiring from coaching, General Neyland was the university's athletics director until his death in 1962.
The stadium as seen from the campus of The University of Tennessee.
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 College Football Stadiums
On one side of the stadium is the Tennessee River, where fans arrive by boat and tailgate hours before kickoff and hours after the game.
The stadium has undergone 16 renovations since the West stands were built in 1921, seating 3,200.
Gen. Robert Neyland, the SEC and national titles, the checkerboard end zone, the smoke off the mountains.
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 Neyland Stadium
Neyland Stadium, located at 1600 Stadium Drive, Suite 202, Knoxville, TN 37996, was built in 1921 and has been the home of the Tennessee Volunteers since its opening.
Neyland Stadium uses a natural grass playing surface and can hold 102,854 people making it the largest stadium in the nation, just ahead of Michigan Stadium at the University of Michigan.
The stadium was named for the man most responsible for the growth and development of Tennessee football, General Robert R. Neyland, who served as head coach of the team from 1926 to 1952, with two interruptions for military service.
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 College Football Stadiums
Delaware Stadium, one of the finest football facilities in the country at the NCAA I-AA level, celebrated its 50th anniversary during the 2002 football season.
Erected in 1952 and enlarged prior to the 1964, 1970, 1972 and the 1975 seasons, the 22,000-seat stadium is the largest in the Atlantic 10 Conference and one of the largest in the nation in I-AA football.
Harvard Stadium is a horseshoe containing architectural elements of a Greek stadium and Roman circus and is considered an engineering marvel, as it was the world's first massive reinforced concrete structure and the first large permanent arena for American college athletics.
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 Day in the Life
Seating over 104,000, Neyland Stadium is the second largest college stadium in the country.
Originally named Shields-Watkins Field when it was first completed in 1921, the stadium was renamed in honor of General Robert R. Neyland, who served as head coach from 1926 to 1952.
Neyland Stadium is home to the 1998 National Championship football Volunteers.
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 College Gridirons-Neyland Stadium-Tennessee Volunteers
The last large addition to Neyland Stadium was completed before the 1996 season when 10,642 seats were added in the north upper deck bringing the capacity to 102,544.
Artificial turf was at the stadium from the 1968 season until 1993 when it was replaced with grass.
The stadium and its fans are also a powerful recruiting tool as Tennessee has produced some of the finest athletes in the NFL today and the Volunteers plan to continue this trend long into the future.
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Neyland Stadium at Epinions.com
Neyland Stadium, home to the University of Tennessee Volunteers, is located in the city of Knoxville in the middle of the university campus.
This stadium is the third largest college stadium in the nation and it is situated in a scenic area, right next...
Neyland is one of the few big time stadiums that is actually on campus (I went to some Bama games in the mid 90's and what a bummer to have to drive an hour back to Tuscaloosa).
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 Neyland Stadium
Neyland Stadium is the nation's second largest football stadium and home of The University of Tennessee™ VolunteersÆ, a team holding two National Championships and 13 Southeastern Conference Championships.
The stadium, apart from the field it grew to enclose, came to bear its own distinguished name: Neyland Stadium.
The use of intoxicating liquors in the stadium is prohibited.
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 Sanford Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Architecturally, the stadium is known for the fact that its numerous expansions over the years have been carefully planned to fit with the existing "look" of the stadium.
The stadium was completed on time, and UGA convinced perennial powerhouse Yale, with whom the University had historically maintained close ties, to be their first opponent in the new stadium.
The stadium reached its current capacity of 92,746 in 2004, when 27 SkySuites were added to the North side of the stadium at a cost of $8 million.
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 Neyland Stadium
Neyland Stadium, Shields-Watkins Field was named in 1921 after Col. W.S. Shields and his wife Alice Watkins who provided the funds to build the field.
The actual stadium around the field was named after General Robert R. Neyland.
Neyland was the head coach at Tennessee from 1926 until 1952.
www.volnation.com /neyland_stadium.php   (129 words)

 Lindsay Turner
Neyland Stadium provides a gathering place where over one hundred thousand people come to cheer for the Tennessee Vols.
The stadium, located in the middle of the UT campus, ranks as America’s third largest collegiate stadium with a capacity of 104,079; since people began recording attendance, more than 22.89 million fans have watched Tennessee football in the stadium, and the record attendance was reached when the Vols played the Gators in September 2000(UTsports.com).
Since the stadium is outdoors, it may be a smart thing to take along ponchos, coats, and anything needed to make you comfortable.
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 Neyland Stadium
Skyboxes were added to the East upper-deck in Neyland Stadium for the '00 season.
The stadium, apart from the field it grew to enclose, came to bear its own distinguished name - Neyland Stadium.
He was the guiding force behind additions to the stadium's capacity and is the one most responsible for the winning tradition that Volunteer fans have come to expect over the years.
www.bushwood.org /Neyland_Stadium.htm   (721 words)

 ESPN.com - What makes Neyland Stadium so tough?
Auburn heads into Neyland Stadium to take on Tennessee this weekend, and ESPN.com's roster of experts includes three former head coaches who have led their teams into Knoxville to face the Volunteers.
That helps make Neyland Stadium one of the loudest, most imposing stadiums in the country, with its 108,000 orange-clad supporters cheering their beloved Vols on every play.
Neyland is a haunted house -- every Saturday is Halloween in Knoxville -- but the best story I've heard about Tennesse fans is this: A Vols fan and a Georgia fan were on death row and the warden came to grant them each one final wish.
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 Shelbyville Times-Gazette: Story: Neyland Stadium getting a new look
This is the first major addition to occur at Neyland Stadium since the addition of the east skyboxes for the 1999 season.
In November 2004, UTAD unveiled its master plan for Neyland Stadium, which will serve as a long-term solution to issues currently facing Neyland Stadium and prepare the stadium for the next 75 years.
Several specific revenue streams were designated to fund the future of Neyland Stadium and the continuance of Tennessee's prominence on the national stage.
www.t-g.com /story/1138279.html   (636 words)

 College Gridirons-UB Stadium-Buffalo Bulls
Buffalo, NY UB Stadium, home of the University of Buffalo Bulls is the newest stadium in the Mid America Conference.
It was a small stadium with a capacity of roughly 5,000.
In the early 1990’s construction of a new stadium had begun and was completed by the start of the 1993 football season.
www.collegegridirons.com /mac/UBStadium.htm   (174 words)

 11/9/2004 - UT Unveils $107.6 Million In Improvements At Neyland Stadium - Sports - Chattanoogan.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The master plan was commissioned in the spring to serve as a long-term solution to issues currently facing Neyland Stadium and prepare the stadium for the next 75 years.
The renovations to Neyland Stadium will be funded entirely through private donations, club seat revenue and additional contributions from the 2004 sideline seating policy change.
In order for Neyland Stadium to continue to be a viable structure, renovations to electrical and plumbing must be made.
www.chattanoogan.com /articles/article_58411.asp   (2305 words)

 Neyland Stadium - Schedule, Dates and College Football Tickets - Knoxville, TN
Upcoming Events at the Neyland Stadium - Knoxville, TN Neyland Stadium tickets are available now at TickCo Premium Seating.
We are not affiliated with Neyland Stadium, Ticketmaster® or any box office.
Thank you for your interest in tickets for events at the Neyland Stadium.
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 Games in Newyly Expanded Neyland Stadium
The 17 rows and 3,600 seats gave the stadium equal amount of seats on both the East and West sides of the field.
After a 14 year hiatus from additions to the stadium, this construction brought the West upper deck and a new press box and added a total of 5,837 seats.
The '76 season saw Neyland Stadium made into a double-decked horseshoe as the southwest upper deck completed the upper deck bowl on the south end.
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 City of Knoxville - Neyland Greenway
Neyland Greenway begins at the bridge over First Creek and continues west parallel to the Tennessee River.
The greenway crosses under Neyland Drive at Second Creek to continue along the north side to the University of Tennessee's Thompson-Boling Sports Arena, Neyland Stadium and then crosses to the south side at Volunteer Boulevard.
The planned Knox Blount Greenway will be connected to the Neyland Greenway with a 12 foot wide pedestrian bridge that is planned to be built along the east side of the Buck Karnes Bridge.
www.ci.knoxville.tn.us /greenways/neyland.asp   (309 words)

 - Neyland Stadium - Google Earth Explorer
It is the largest stadium in the South, and the second largest in the nation.
The stadium that surrounds the field became known as Neyland Stadium.
Neyland was head football coach at Tennessee from 1926 to 1952.
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Last Updated: 10/3/2005 8:00:26 AM The University of Tennessee's famed Neyland Stadium was commissioned to be built nearly 85 years ago, yet the school still owes some $36 million in loan repayments on the stadium.
The money still owed on the stadium is for expansions and improvements UT has made to Neyland over the years.
There have been more than a dozen expansions of Neyland since the original stands were built, and UT is planning a multi-phase, $107 million improvement of the stadium over the next several years.
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 Neyland Stadium Seating Chart Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Nathan Dougherty, an associate professor of Civil Engineering, was named interim chairman of the University's Athletics Council in 1917 and held this "temporary" position for the next 39 years.
Tennessee, thanks to its seating capacity expansion at Neyland Stadium and a colorful quarterback, Peyton Manning, nosed out Michigan in average home attendance.
Since attendance records were first kept beginning in the 1950 season, more than 21.5 million fans have watched Big Orange football in Neyland Stadium.
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 Metro Pulse/Secret History/Faux Cheap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
At about that moment, one of them spotted Neyland Stadium, and exclaimed, “What is that?” He inquired what sort of events were held there.
Neyland Stadium is actually sat in only about 24 hours a year.
This broad community, which is willing to invest $108 million in sprucing up a football stadium, isn’t willing to invest a quarter of that amount in a whole new main public library which we’ve needed for 20 years.
www.metropulse.com /dir_zine/dir_2004/1448/t_secret.html   (1063 words)

 www.utsports.com | Official Web Site of The University of Tennessee Men's Athletic Department
He was the guiding force behind several additions to the stadium's capacity and is the man most responsible for the winning tradition that Volunteer fans have come to expect through the years.
That statistic is one that promises to climb each year, as Tennessee football enthusiasts pack the stadium each autumn Saturday the Vols are home.
The last team to go undefeated at home was the 1999 squad, which was 7-0 at Neyland Stadium.
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 SportingNews.com - College Football - Revamped Neyland Stadium opens 2006
The work has reduced the stadium's seating capacity from 104,079 to 102,038, which still makes Neyland the third-largest stadium in the country behind Michigan Stadium and Penn State's Beaver Stadium.
Attendance, which includes everybody in the stadium with and without a seat, is expected to range from 105,000 to 106,000 on Saturday.
The athletic director box is located on the other side of the stadium near the press box.
www.sportingnews.com /yourturn/viewtopic.php?t=122986   (524 words)

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