Best College Football Stadiums To See a Game

Dustin ByrdContributor IMay 12, 2009

BATON ROUGE, LA - NOVEMBER 22:  Members of the Louisiana State University Tigers Marching Band perform before the game against the Ole Miss Rebels on November 22, 2008 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  The Rebels defeated the Tigers 31-13.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

For several years, there has been a long standing debate as to which stadiums are the best to watch a football game.

There are a lot of great stadiums in college football, however, I have compiled a list of the top five college football stadiums to see a game.

As a huge college football fan, I have had the opportunity to see many college football games in my lifetime, and I have been lucky enough to sit in the stands at many college football stadiums.

I am only considering stadiums that I have been to in my lifetime, so stadiums like Folsom Field in Colorado are not considered due to the fact that I have yet to see a college football game at that stadium.

This list is out of 15 stadiums that I have had the opportunity to go to in my lifetime. Now, the moment you have been waiting for, as I finally reveal my list.


1. Tiger Stadium, LSU

What can one say about this stadium? Tiger Stadium is like no  other.

This stadium holds 91,600 passionate fans. LSU fans are known for being loud and love to support their team.

Legendary coach Bear Bryant once compared LSU's Tiger Stadium to being inside a drum. If you ask any visiting coach they will agree with Bear Bryant. That is why Tiger Stadium ranks No. 1 on this list.


2. Bryant-Denny Stadium, University of Alabama

This stadium is definitely one of the hardest stadiums to play in for a visiting team. When you first walk into the stadium, all you see is a sea of crimson. It is like walking into a blood bath.

These fans are passionate and they show up every week regardless if the University of Alabama is 0-8 or 8-0. They get loud, and they are quick to let the ref's know how they feel.

To be a visiting team in this stadium is like being in a slaughter house. You are the cow, and they are looking forward to cutting your throat.


3. Doak Campbell Stadium, Florida State University

This stadium is legendary. As a visiting team, you hear the Seminole chant and you see the chop. The chop is contagious and whether or not you are a FSU fan, you can't help but want to join in.

These fans love their team, and they love Bobby Bowden. They support their team, and they love to do anything they can to help their team.

4. Michigan Stadium, University of Michigan

This stadium is the largest college football stadium in the country. It holds a capacity of 107,501. 

The fans are passionate, and they love to yell "GO BIG BLUE." They are loud all throughout the game and they continue to pour it on regardless of the score.

This stadium puts most NFL stadiums to shame.

5. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, University of Florida

This stadium is called the "Swamp" for a reason. Although it holds only 88,548 fans, it feels as though you are sitting in a stadium with more than 100,000 people.

These fans love the "chomp" and if it is your first time in the stadium, it can be quite intimidating.

They love their traditions, and they are quick to remind you of them. It is an awe inspiring scene when you first walk in, and it can be completely overwhelming for an opposing team.