Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

Darrell K. Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium, located in Austin, Texas, is an American Football stadium that belongs to the University of Texas at Austin. The stadium has been given its name in honor of their legendary football coach Darrell K. Royal and in memory of the Texans who lost their lives in World War I.

The stadium was opened in 1924 with an initial capacity of 27,000. After repeated renovations, with the most recent one being completed in 2009, the stadium's current official capacity is at 100,119. In terms of seating capacity, it is the ninth largest stadium in the world, eighth largest within the United States, and the second largest within the state of Texas behind Kyle Field.

The stadium is primarily used for playing college football games. The University of Texas at Austin Longhorns, host all their home games in this stadium. It is also used annually for playing the Austin Bowl game.

The stadium very commonly records attendances of over 100,000 and also very frequently see crowds that exceed the official capacity. The highest attendance at the stadium was recorded at 102,315 at Texas' season opener against Notre Dame in 2016.

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

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