Neyland Stadium

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.

It was opened in 1924 and has since underwent several alterations to reach it highest capacity at 104,079. It was later modified to scale back its current official capacity to 102,455. It is currently the fifth largest stadium within the United States and the sixth largest stadium in the world.

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 preseason meet for local high school football teams called the Knox County Football Jamboree was held on the stadium until 2013.

This stadium is on the list of the top 10 World's Largest Sporting Stadiums.

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Look at our list of 100 of the great stadiums of the world, or just the 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 Olympic Games stadiums.

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