The Campbell Camels first fielded a football team from 1925-1950, but the program was disbanded prior to the Korean War. Now the Camels are back playing football after a 58-year hiatus; the renewed program began in 2008 with a brand new on-campus stadium.
As a rule, college football is not the big deal in the northeast that it is in other parts of the country. Most facilities reflect this lack of emphasis on the sport, but in Casey Stadium the University of Albany has a modern, attractive facility that is the perfect size for this program, and worth a visit from any college football fans visiting the Capital District.
One of the NCAA’s most famous and largest stadiums is found along the shoreline of the Tennessee River in Knoxville, Tennessee. Neyland Stadium towers over all the buildings around it and has a capacity of 102,455. This makes it the 5th largest stadium in the US, the 6th largest in the world and the 2nd largest in the Southeastern Conference. Since opening in 1921 it has been a very intimidating place to play for opponents, as the Vols have a 77% home winning percentage, and 13 SEC Championships, along with 6 National Championships.
McDaniel College is a private four-year liberal arts college in Westminster, Maryland. It was established in 1867 and until 2002 was known as Western Maryland College. The name of the college did not reflect the geographic placement of the school as it is not located in the western part of the state. Instead it was named for the Western Maryland Railroad, which it shared some common board members.
Kennesaw State University is the third largest institution in the Georgia University System. It has experienced an explosion in growth over the last 10 years, with nearly 36,000 students at its suburban Marietta, Georgia campus. Though it has existed since 1963, the school’s athletic programs were almost non-existent until the opening of the KSU Sports and Entertainment Park in 2010. The centerpiece of the Sports and Entertainment Park is the 8,300 seat Fifth Third Bank Stadium.
For the last 10 years, the South Alabama Jaguars football team has played at Ladd-Pebbles Stadium. The university is now on a quest to build a new on-campus stadium. The site for the stadium is already being prepped on campus, and the process to open bidding for the press tower and lower bowl has already begun