Neyland Stadium, Knoxville, Tennessee USA

Neyland Stadium, located at Knoxville, Tennessee, is an American Football stadium that belongs to the University of Tennessee. The stadium was given its name to honor the University's legendary football coach Robert Neyland.

The stadium was opened in 1924 and has since undergone several alterations to reach it highest capacity at 104,079. It was later modified to scale back its current official capacity to 101,915. It is currently the sixth largest stadium within the United States and the eighth largest stadium in the world (2022)

Neyland Stadium, KnoxvilleNeyland Stadium, Knoxville

Neyland stadium is primarily used for playing college football games. University of Tennessee Volunteers host all their home games here. Since 1946, the stadium has recorded an average attendance of 68,925 per game. The highest attendance at the stadium was recorded on September 18, 2004, at 109,061, for a UT win against Florida. The second and third highest crowds recorded were also against Florida where the attendance exceeded the official capacity.

The stadium is also regularly used for other football events besides Vols games. It has been a host to several NFL exhibition games. A annual pre-season meet for local high school football teams called the Knox County Football Jamboree was held on the stadium until 2013.

Major Events Held at Neyland Stadium

Here are just some of the major events that have been held at Neyland Stadium:

Neyland Stadium Trivia



Related Pages

send us a comment Any comments, suggestions, or corrections? Please let us know.

Stadiums Extra

Look at our list of 100+ great stadiums of the world, or just the 10 largest stadiums. The biggest is Narendra Modi Stadium in India, with a capacity of 132,000. The largest crowd at a sporting event is much larger than that. We also have details of all the main stadia for the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup.

 → How to Cite